Oxfam Trailwalker Sydney finished this morning with participants raising more than $2.65 million for people living in poverty.
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The first teams have crossed the finish line at Oxfam Trailwalker Sydney, while hundreds of teams still face another day of walking through tough terrain.
Turia Pitt and Kate Sanderson suffered burns to 60 per cent of their bodies participating in an ultramarathon just four years ago. Today they’ll join more than 2000 people to walk 100km raising money for Oxfam Australia.
Four years after Kate Sanderson and Turia Pitt suffered shocking burns to 60 per cent of their bodies in a Western Australian ultramarathon the two women are now taking on a 100km walk to raise money for Oxfam Australia.
The Australian Government’s announcement of its weak contribution to the Paris climate change agreement is a major blow for the poorer countries in our region already having to cope with the effects of climate change.
The contrast between US and Australian action on climate change could not be more striking today, Oxfam Australia has said.
Oxfam is on the ground responding to widespread flooding in Myanmar and Bangladesh and is scaling up its emergency response as the death toll climbs and thousands more are left homeless.
OXJAM Australia, the music festival that raises money to help fight poverty around the world, kicks off its month-long series of fundraising parties today.
A new Oxfam report challenges mining industry spin about coal and poverty, showing clearly that coal is not the solution to improving energy access in developing countries.
The fight against poverty will never be won unless countries like Australia rediscover the bold political leadership that forged and delivered the Millennium Development Goals, Oxfam said in response to the release of the UN’s final MDG progress report today.