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How onions are helping families to smile in Papua New Guinea

Thanks to you, we’re empowering families in PNG to earn an income through onion farming – which means that their kids can go to school, eat nutritious food, and build proper housing! Read more »

End hunger. Eat Local, Feed Global

With World Food Day (October 16) fast approaching a number of Oxfam supporters are preparing their Eat Local Feed Global activities. Eat Local Feed Global is held from the 12th to the 20th of October to increase awareness about injustices in the global food system and raise money for Oxfam’s life changing work. Register to take […] Read more »

Why Janella Purcell is supporting Oxfam’s Eat Local, Feed Global

The words Janella Purcell and nutrition, sustainability and fresh go together like chickpeas and tahini – completely symbiotically. Janella lives sustainable food to the core; through what she grows, to the books she writes and of course the luscious food she cooks and shares. Sustainability for Janella is both planetary and personal. And that’s really […] Read more »

Repurpose your formal dress!

by 3things blogger Emily Chantler Five creative solutions to repurpose your formal dress once your end-of-year evening is over! Revive it A great way to repurpose your formal gown is to give it a makeover. With the most basic of sewing skills, you could add some embellishments to your dress—a row of sequins or jewels […] Read more »

Creative Ways to Save Energy

By Tori Sanderson, Oxfam GROW Team Intern This month’s GROW challenge on saving energy in the home has been one of the most popular GROW topics so far. It seems that most people are conscious of their energy consumption, and that everyone has different ways to manage it! Here are some of our favourite suggestions. When cooking […] Read more »
Photo: Dustin Barter/OxfamAUS

Sustainable community development

The village situation Oxfam started work in the area around Chumrun village in 1997, when there were no other organisations working in area. It was challenging work – travel was arduous, sporadic fighting was still happening and many displaced communities were only just starting to rebuild. In Chumrun, the local irrigation system was destroyed and […] Read more »
Photo: Rodney Dekker/OxfamAUS

Was Kermit right when he sang "It’s not easy being Green"..?

It IS easy being Green. Check out these tools, great case studies and ideas to start a food garden at your school. Read more »

The Social Studio Spring Collection

The Social Studio (TSS) is a Melbourne-based social enterprise which provides young women and men from refugee communities the opportunity to realize their potential as designers, makers and retailers of fashion. Read more »

3things on weddings, muppets & street art

What 3things did you learn this week? Read more »

Future Shots

Future Shots is a short film competition for young Victorians focusing on sustainability. Budding directors need to make a film using themes of Water-Smart Cities, Waste-Free Victoria or Smart Energy use. Read more »