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Volunteer spotlight: Jessie from the IT team

There’s more than one way to give with Oxfam. Jessi is one of Oxfam’s many volunteers who are using their professional skills to help people living in poverty around the world. Find out how you can too.

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Tackling hunger, thirst and disease

With just four kilometres separating us, Papua New Guinea (PNG) is Australia’s closest neighbour. And last year, millions of people in PNG were facing hunger, thirst and disease on our doorstep

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An ordinary father taking extraordinary action

Ordinary people are performing extraordinary acts in the hope of a better life for their families. Worldwide, more than 65 million people have been forced to flee their homes to be free from conflict, violence and persecution. This includes around half the Syrian population.

Oxfam Australia CE Dr Helen Szoke (Right) and Shirley Laban, Manager of Oxfam’s climate change program in Vanuatu and Coordinator of the Vanuatu Climate Action Network, Takara village on Efate Island, Vanuatu. Photo: Groovy Banana/OxfamAUS

Women MPs stride forward, but women’s issues remain lost

The cliff hanger Federal election has been a bitter-sweet moment in the ongoing battle for gender equity in Australia. Oxfam Australia’s Chief Executive, Dr Helen Szoke says the major parties are yet to learn the value of engaging with women on the issues that matter to them.

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