Over the next two days, 239 teams of four will walk or run either 95km in under 48 hours or 55km in under 24 hours, staying together the whole time. It’s one of the nation’s most gruelling endurance challenges with teams navigating some of Brisbane’s most rugged bush land.
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Responding to the ALP’s Indigenous affairs policy platform announced this morning, Oxfam Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People’s Program Manager Justin McCaul said: “Oxfam welcomes this comprehensive response by the ALP to the issues put forward in the Redfern Statement last week. “Indigenous leaders and organisations came together a week ago to lay out […]
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.
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.