Oxfam has scaled up its response in the aftermath of last week’s deadly Sri Lanka landslides and flooding.
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Responding to today’s announcement by Deputy Leader of the Opposition Tanya Plibersek that Labor will reverse $224 million of cuts to the aid budget, Oxfam Australia Chief Executive Dr Helen Szoke said: “Oxfam is an organisation that advocates on behalf of some of the poorest people in the world. People in a daily struggle for […]
Oxfam is using its in-country aid stocks to provide essential household items and portable toilets to families hit by the Sri Lankan landslides and flood.
Oxfam is using its in-country aid stocks to provide essential household items and portable toilets to families hit by the Sri Lankan landslides and flood. A team of Oxfam aid workers is assessing the scale of the crisis and how best the agency can provide further help. Nearly 350,000 people are believed to be affected […]
Oxfam Australia this month launches $1 Day, a national event aiming to raise $500,000 to give people around the world the lifesaving gift of clean water.
Oxfam’s Director of Public Engagement, Pam Anders, said one in eight people cannot access clean water claiming more lives over the past century than any other health issue.
Responding to reports today on multinational tax dodging, Oxfam Australia Chief Executive Dr Helen Szoke said:
“In reports today the Australian Tax Office (ATO) deputy commissioner Michael Cranston himself acknowledges that the ATO can only go so far in tracking down the tax-dodging big end of town.
Today’s revelation that the key national representative body of Indigenous Australians will no longer be funded by the Turnbull Government is a blow to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations and communities across the country, Oxfam said today.
Experts including Thomas Piketty and Jeff Sachs call for more tax transparency More than 300 leading economists from 30 countries have today written to world leaders warning that there is no economic justification for allowing tax havens to continue, and urging them to bring an end to offshore financial secrecy. The letter comes ahead of […]
Oxfam will assess election promises on how the major parties address the ever-widening gap between rich and poor in Australia and overseas.
Oxfam welcomes the announcement by the Australian Government to implement the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).