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  • Same Space – Different Mandates: International

    11 Jun, 2015

    With the scale and impact of disasters and conflict rapidly on the rise, ensuring an effective response has never been more important.

  • Evidence and Practice in an Age of Inequality

    04 Jun, 2015

    Inequality is increasingly being recognised as one of the great global challenges of our time.

  • Joint NGO Statement of Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean

    28 May, 2015

    This is a Joint NGO Statement ahead of the intergovernmental Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean being held on 29 May 2015 hosted by the Royal Thai Government in Bangkok. The signatories below represent more than 600 non-governmental and civil society organisations operating across Asia and the Pacific regions.

  • Disability strategy welcomed - now for the delivery

    25 May, 2015

    The peak body for Australian aid organisations welcomes the Australian Government’s new disability strategy, Development for All 2015-2020: Strategy for strengthening disability-inclusive development in Australia’s aid program, which was launched today in Canberra.

  • Aid organisations effectiveness recognised

    14 May, 2015

    The effectiveness and value for money of aid programs run by Australian aid organisations has been recognised in this year’s Budget, according to the Australian Council for International Development.

  • Devastating aid cuts damage us all

    12 May, 2015

    $1 billion has been cut from Australian aid in this year’s Budget, amputating effective aid programs and reducing Australia’s capacity to alleviate poverty and build prosperity and stability in our region, according to the peak body for Australia’s aid agencies.

  • Australians dig deep to help Nepal

    06 May, 2015

    Australians have been extraordinarily generous in helping the people of Nepal in the aftermath of the devastating 25 April earthquake, according to Australia’s peak aid organisation.

  • Australian aid agencies respond rapidly to Nepalese earthquake

    28 Apr, 2015

    Australian aid agencies have been at the forefront of the immediate response to the unfolding humanitarian crisis in Nepal following a massive earthquake on Saturday, according to the peak body for Australia’s aid and development sector.

  • Call for moratorium on sending asylum seekers offshore

    24 Apr, 2015

    Joint statement by Australian organisations and community groups. We, the undersigned, call for an immediate moratorium on the transfer of asylum seekers to Nauru and Manus Island until the safety and security of vulnerable asylum seekers can be guaranteed.

  • 50 aid agencies bracing for budget cuts

    20 Apr, 2015

    Over 50 Australian aid agencies are bracing for cuts to aid programs as the Treasurer brings the axe down on Australia’s aid budget, according to the Australian Council for International Development.

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