More than 550 people are gearing up to walk or run 95km tomorrow through the D’Aguilar National Park to raise money for Oxfam to help fight global poverty. They’ll be joined by another 396 people tackling the 55km trail on Saturday.
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As announced via triple j yesterday, OXJAM, the month-long music festival raising money to help Oxfam fight poverty around the world, returns to Australia this August. The star-studded event has been running for nearly a decade in the United Kingdom and has attracted celebrity support from the likes of Coldplay, Fatboy Slim, T.E.E.D, 2ManyDJs, Hot Chip and many more.
Nearly $AU9 billion that could be spent on schools, hospitals and critical infrastructure in Australia and in poor countries is instead being hidden by Australian-based multinationals in tax havens, according to an Oxfam report released today. According to The Hidden Billions – How tax havens impact lives at home and abroad, and based on the latest available data, tax haven use by Australian-based multinationals cost Australia around USD $5 billion (AUD $6 billion) in lost tax revenue annually, and cost developing countries an […]
Participants are gearing up for this year’s Oxfam Trailwalker Brisbane and it’s hoped they’ll help raise more than $1 million to help fight global poverty.
Affecting one in three women globally, violence against women and girls is an epidemic in need of urgent and sustained action, according to a new report by Oxfam Australia.
Oxfam has scaled up its response in the aftermath of last week’s deadly Sri Lanka landslides and flooding.
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.