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Beekeeping: a buzzing business in PNG

Several years ago Kelly Inae came up with the idea of “Mountain Honey”, a honey making business to help farmers in rural areas by training them as beekeepers. Yet, despite his best intentions, he soon realised it wasn’t possible to do it all for free.

Melissa Parke hears the Movement To End Poverty

74,000+ Strong Movement to End Poverty petition handed to Minister for International Development Melissa Parke. On World Humanitarian Day (Monday 19 August), Oxfam Australia’s Board Chair, Dr Jane Hutchison and Oaktree WA State Director, Simon Bunstead  handed  over the Movement to End Poverty petition, signed by 74,725 people, to the Minister for International Development, Melissa […]

Let’s Get Political for Overseas Aid!

By Melissa Ho – Oxfam Australia Volunteer I used to hate politics. Yet somehow this year I became a political activist… gosh it must have been something I ate. From dressing up as a giant corn for Oxfam’s GROW campaign, I now found myself helping to organise an electoral forum. On Tuesday evening, a joint […]

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