OTHER EVENTS

Oxfam urges regional schools in Australia to ditch uniforms for a day, and wear blue as part of charity Water Appeal

17 May 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media

SCHOOL children across Australia are being urged by international aid agency Oxfam Australia to put away their school uniforms for a day and instead wear blue to fundraise for its June Appeal. This year’s appeal focuses on Oxfam’s life-saving water programs that help Cambodian communities have access to safe clean water. Oxfam Australia Associate Director […]

Launceston Mayor encourages Tasmanians to ‘Go Fair’

10 May 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media

Launceston’s Mayor is calling on Tasmanians to Go Fair in 2013 by making the switch to fair trade products as part of Fair Trade Fortnight.

To help Tasmanians understand more about how buying fair trade benefits producers in developing countries, the mayor will be speaking at a World Fair Trade Day special event on Saturday 11 May at 12.00pm in the Launceston Mall.

Oxfam calling on restaurants and cafes to help tackle world hunger

10 Sep 2012 by Oxfam Australia Media

International aid agency Oxfam Australia is calling on restaurants and cafes across Australia to help tackle the world’s growing food crisis by supporting Eat Local Feed Global on Sunday 14 October.

Oxfam gifts to help make dad feel proud this Father’s Day

16 Aug 2012 by Oxfam Australia Media

With just a fortnight until Father’s Day, Oxfam has a range of fair trade gifts for those looking to show dad they truly care.

Celebrity chef Simon Bryant cooks ‘fair’ with flair

4 May 2012 by Oxfam Australia Media

Celebrity chef Simon Bryant, from ABC’s “The Cook and the Chef”, will be cooking chocolate muffins using Oxfam ‘fair’ products at Foodland, Norwood (161–169 The Parade, Norwood), on Monday 7 May 2012, hourly between 10am and 2pm.

Celebrity chef and Adelaide Lord Mayor to launch Fair Trade Fortnight

3 May 2012 by Oxfam Australia Media

Celebrity chef Simon Bryant, from the ABC’s “The Cook and the Chef‟, will join Lord Mayor Stephen Yarwood in the kitchen this week to help launch this year’s Fair Trade Fortnight. The event will be taking place at the Adelaide Central Markets, this Saturday 5 May 2012 between 11.00am and 1.00pm.

Timor-Leste President honours Australian humanitarian leader

20 Nov 2010 by Oxfam

At a special ceremony in Melbourne today, President Jose Ramos-Horta presented the Insignia Da Ordem De Timor-Leste to David Scott AO in recognition of his commitment and contribution to the people of Timor-Leste.

Race around Melbourne for people in poverty: Oxfam

10 Nov 2009 by Oxfam

Oxfam Australia needs teams of three to race around the streets of Melbourne to raise money for its humanitarian aid and development work around the world.

Oxfam hosts youth gathering for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

24 Oct 2009 by Oxfam

Oxfam Australia is hosting a gathering for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth in Melbourne next week to help develop and inspire the next generation of community leaders, advocates and decision makers.

Oxfam cooks up a Taste for Change in Sydney

30 May 2007 by Oxfam

Media release announcing the Taste for Change dinner