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Demand Best&Less and Myer keep their workers safe. Sign the Accord

Demand Best&Less and Myer keep their workers safe

It’s been 11 years since the Rana Plaza factory collapsed, killing 1,134 workers. Demand Best&Less and Myer put safety over profit and sign the Accord today.

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Malawi: Elube (32) stands with her baby in her small plot of farm land. Photo: Aurelie Marrier d'Unienville/Oxfam AUS

Act now for a Safer World For All

Join us in calling on the government to increase investment in Australian Aid, support a fairer global economy and contribute to a safer climate future.

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Make tax fair.

Make Tax Fair

Around the world, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and in the midst of a cost-of-living crisis, more people are going hungry and struggling with rising prices, while real wages are declining. It’s time to Make Tax Fair.

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Ceasefire Now

We’re calling for an immediate ceasefire and increase humanitarian assistance in Gaza. Now is the time to act in the name of humanity, and to refuse to be divided. Will you make your voice heard?

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Make Rich Polluters Pay

Make Rich Polluters Pay

Join us and call on Treasurer Jim Chalmers to tax the biggest polluters fairly and make them pay to fix the climate crisis.

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Rumi Akter is working as garment workers for three years now. She is living along her sister, who also works in a garment factory. As helper she fold fabrics and match them. Her target is 1440 pieces in 8 hours. With overtime she gets 10000 taka which is not enough for her living in Asulia. She can barely send money to her parents. Asulia, Bangladesh. Photo: Fabeha Monir/Oxfam

What She Makes

Stand with the women who make our clothes. Add your name to demand big brands pay a living wage.

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14 May 2024

Australian federal budget falls flat in tackling inequality: Oxfam

In response to the 2024 federal budget, Oxfam Australia Interim Director of Programs Rod Goodbun said:   “In a time of unprecedented global crises, conflict, and rising inequality, the Australian Government’s federal budget lacks ambition to truly tackle inequality at home and abroad. “The decision to keep aid and humanitarian funding at historically low levels this […]

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02 May 2024

Trust Undermined: Discrepancies in Asian Development Bank’s Climate Adaptation Finance Claims in Asia

Oxfam analysed the largest climate adaptation projects of the Asian Development Bank in the region and discovered that the actual adaptation finance could be off by 44 percent—$0.9 billion instead of the reported $1.7 billion. The new report, ‘Unaccountable Adaptation: The Asian Development Bank’s overstated claims on climate adaptation finance’, assessed the bank’s climate finance […]

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01 May 2024

Australian dividend payouts to shareholders rise 6 times faster than worker pay since 2020

Australian dividend payments to shareholders from corporate investments grew six times faster than worker pay between 2020 and 2023, new Oxfam analysis reveals on International Workers’ Day (May 1).   Accounting for inflation and through COVID-19, the war in Ukraine and the cost-of-living crisis, dividend payments in Australia rose 37%, while average real wages in Australia […]

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