9 Apr 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
With recovery efforts in Honiara and its surrounds underway following devastating flooding, there is growing concern around the lack of clean water and sanitation in the region, growing concern around the lack of clean water and sanitation in the region, international aid agency Oxfam said today.
31 Mar 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
A major new scientific assessment released today by the UN’s top climate scientists presents climate change not as a distant, future threat to food availability, but as a clear and present danger that highlights a major reversal in the fight against hunger.
25 Mar 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
Climate change could put back the fight against hunger by decades and our global food system is woefully unprepared to cope with the challenge, according to an Oxfam report released today.
An estimated 150,000 gather for Close the Gap Day in largest show of support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health equality
20 Mar 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
The record numbers of Australians showing their support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health equality send a clear message that the community expects Indigenous health to remain a national priority in the lead-up to the federal budget, the Close the Gap Campaign said today.
19 Mar 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
PepsiCo, the world’s second largest food and beverage company, today committed to take steps to stop land grabs from happening in its supply chain after more than 272,000 people signed petitions and took action as part of Oxfam’s campaign to urge food and beverage companies to respect community land rights.
17 Mar 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
Oxfam is urgently working to provide assistance in Vanuatu after Cyclone Lusi swept through the region last week killing 10 people and impacting an estimated 20,000 more.
14 Mar 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
As the crisis in Syria continues to escalate and moves into its fourth year, Australia is being urged now more than ever to deliver desperately needed assistance.
12 Mar 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
More than 100,000 Australians will hold or attend a record number of events around the country next Thursday (20 March) to remind politicians of their commitment to close the gap on health inequality between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.
27 Feb 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
Oxfam Australia is calling on the Federal Government to take urgent steps to meet its international responsibilities on climate change in the wake of the Climate Change Authority’s Targets and Progress Review out today.
21 Feb 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
The G20 must take necessary steps to reform the international taxation system to stop wealthy tax dodgers, beginning at its Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting this weekend (22-23 Feb) in Sydney.