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Fighting poverty together

Oxfam’s ultimate vision is a just world without poverty. A world in which people can influence decisions that affect their lives, enjoy their rights and assume their responsibilities. A world in which everyone is treated equally. All our work supports this vision.

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About us

One person in three in the world lives in poverty. Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilising the power of people against poverty.

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Aid & development

Aid is one of Australia’s most important contributions to ending extreme poverty and inequality around the world.

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Campaigning for change

In Australia, we campaign around three core issues: Food and climate justice, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health equality, and ensuring Australia contributes its fair share to aid.

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With your help, when crisis strikes we respond with life-saving support, and help people to rebuild their livelihoods.

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Ethical trading

It is important that corporations are held accountable and respect, protect and remedy the human rights of individuals and communities impacted by their operations.

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Food & climate

Climate change is one of the biggest threats to ending global hunger. That’s why Oxfam and millions of people around the world are hungry for a fair climate.

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Poor health affects people’s ability to improve their lives. With your help, Oxfam is working hard to make a difference.

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Indigenous Australia

Poverty in Australia is just as harsh as it is in developing countries and it’s our Indigenous Australians who are among the most disadvantaged.

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Inequality robs the poorest people of the support they need to improve their lives, and means that their voices go unheard.

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More and more, the Australian mining industry is active in countries where corruption is rife and conflict is an ever-present risk.

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Water & sanitation

Almost 900 million people in the world do not have access to clean water – that’s a staggering one in eight people. The good news … you can help us change this.

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Women’s rights

Discrimination and injustice are major causes of poverty worldwide, and women and girls bear the brunt of it in all aspects of their lives.

Where we work

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