Responding to the 2016 Federal Budget, Oxfam Australia Chief Executive Dr Helen Szoke said: “The Turnbull Government has provided no new money to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians faced with shorter life expectancy and dramatically higher incarceration rates. “Despite the ongoing crisis in incarceration rates, child removal rates […]
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New measures to combat multinational profit-shifting announced in the Federal Budget fall short of the bold action needed to tackle the global scale of the problem, Oxfam said tonight. Oxfam Australia’s Budget spokesperson Joy Kyriacou said from Canberra that while steps to tackle profit-shifting were a good start, the Australian Government’s failure to properly fix […]
Responding to the Australian Labor Party’s Climate Change Action Plan, Oxfam Australia Chief Executive Dr Helen Szoke said: “Labor’s targets are clearly a welcome improvement on what the Turnbull Government is currently committed to, but they are not yet consistent with the goals of the Paris Agreement and the level of action that will be […]
Australian shoppers have the chance to help change the lives of people living in poverty with Oxfam’s new range of beautiful, handmade, fair and ethically sourced dresses and everyday basics. The range consists of vibrant, bold dresses in flattering styles, everyday basics including cardigans, tops and leggings and soft, silky sleepwear made from organic cotton. […]
Despite winds of 120km/h tearing through the country and torrential rain, Samoa has emerged largely unscathed by Cyclone Amos, which hit the country overnight.
Hundreds of thousands of families in Nepal are facing another monsoon season living in temporary shelter after severe earthquakes rocked the country one year ago.
Oxfam is on stand-by and ready to respond to Cyclone Amos, currently moving fast through the pacific and bearing down on Samoa.
Oxfam today welcomed reports the Australian Government will initiate a public register to reveal the true owners of shell companies. “This is a long-awaited move, that when instituted, will bring Australia into line with the actions taken by other countries, including the United Kingdom,” Oxfam Australia Chief Executive Dr Helen Szoke said. “A public register […]
Three years on from the Rana Plaza factory collapse, a new Oxfam survey has found that more than 89 per cent of Australians polled are willing to pay more for clothing from a company that ensures garment workers have safe and decent conditions. Oxfam Australia’s Chief Executive Dr Helen Szoke said the national Oxfam survey […]
Oxfam has deployed an expert assessment team to determine its full response to a major earthquake that struck off the coast of Ecuador on the evening of 16 April (local time).