Oxfam Trailwalker Melbourne finished just after 8am today with more than 690 teams completing the gruelling 100 kilometres endurance challenge. The last team, the Toasties, crossed the line at a time of 46 hours and 38 minutes and the fastest team, 456, came in on Friday night in 10 hours and 56 minutes. Almost all […]
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The first team to complete the 14th annual Oxfam Trailwalker Melbourne, a 100 kilometre endurance challenge, made it in 12 hours and 9 minutes overnight. The four members of Team 26 – Melbourne Midday Milers – finished just before 7pm, after an early start at Jells Park in Wheelers Hill. Co-Team captain Adrian Hoel, from […]
Teams taking part in this year’s Oxfam Trailwalker Melbourne event from today hope to raise more than $2.5 million.
Fiji faces further extreme weather today as Tropical Cyclone Zena threatens to damage already weakened buildings and crops, and heavy rains bring “catastrophic” flooding, just over a month after the country was hit by Cyclone Winston.
Oxfam Trailwalker Melbourne starts this week: More than 2,900 people set to take on 100km challenge
Responding to revelations of the Panama Papers today Oxfam Australia Chief Executive Dr Helen Szoke said:
“The Panama Papers lay bare the murky underside of a system that allows big business and the super rich to hide billions that they should be paying in tax.
Oxfam is inviting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women from across Australia to participate in a week-long national summit in Canberra to build skills to engage with the political system in order to make positive changes in their communities.
The equivalent of more than a quarter of Australia’s population is on the brink of starvation in Yemen after a year of devastating conflict, Oxfam said today. The scarcity of food caused by the fighting compounded by a looming financial crisis, risks pushing millions into famine. Oxfam Australia Humanitarian Advocacy Lead Nicole Bieske said the […]
Responding to today’s release of new data from the Australian Tax Office (ATO), Oxfam Australia said this was yet more evidence that the Australian Government must act on corporate tax avoidance practices. Oxfam Australia’s Finance for Development Manager Joy Kyriacou said the new data showed that more than 30 per cent of large privately listed […]
Australian consumers are being encouraged to be “good eggs” this Easter by buying ethically sourced chocolate to drive up demand for Fairtrade products and improve the lives of some of the world’s poorest people.