Oxfam Australia

Type: Organization
Name: Oxfam Australia
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Tilligerry woman taking on the Kokoda trek for Oxfam Australia

A LEMON Tree Passage woman is calling for sponsorship to complete the Kokoda Trail for Oxfam Australia. A LEMON Tree Passage woman is calling for sponsorship to complete the Kokoda Trail for Oxfam Australia. Rebecca Farrell is aiming to raise $25,000 ... [Published Port Stephens Examiner - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

How we can shorten the 75-year wait for equal pay

At the current rate of decline, it will take 75 years for the gender pay gap to close and the principle of equal pay for equal work to be realised worldwide, according to an Oxfam Australia report released last week.The report urges the G20 world leaders, ... [Published Women's Agenda - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

ANZ Bank accused of abandoning workers after splitting with sugar firm

Early this month, in what looks like a failed attempt to save its reputation, Australia‘s ANZ Bank severed its ties with Phnom Penh Sugar, a company accused of a range of human rights abuses linked to its plantations in Kampong Speu province, Cambodi ... [Published FoodNavigator-Asia.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Australian Government must not play politics with the lives of poor: Oxfam

Oxfam has today called on Foreign Minister Julie Bishop to confirm there will be no further cuts to foreign aid, after suggestions the budget could be propped up by those already below the poverty line.Treasurer Joe Hockey today highlighted aid as an ... [Published Medianet - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Gender Inequality

Tuesday 15th July / posted by James HallChange comes slowly sometimes and its certainly the case with pay equality.Oxfam Australia has released research which shows Australian women will have to wait more than 70 years to be paid the same as men ... [Published RTR FM - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 4 reports

Women 75 years behind on pay equality

Women won’t be paid as much as men for another 75 years, a global report by Oxfam has revealed.The organisation's new report, , highlights the role of the G20 group of countries in taking action on gender inequality.Oxfam Australia Chief Executive Dr ... [Published Australian Women's Weekly - Jul 14 2014]
Entities: G20, Equality, Oxfam
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

ANZ should not leave Cambodian community 'high and dry'

Oxfam has condemned ANZ’s cutting of ties to the Cambodian sugar company implicated in the use of child labour and causing food shortages after forcing hundreds of families off their land.ANZ – without warning to the affected communities or the NGOs that ... [Published Medianet - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

CBA's reputation faces another test

CBA’s reputation faces another testThe Commonwealth Bank is again busily defending its damaged reputation only months after it was revealed it had been backing companies involved in grabbing land from poor communities in Brazil, Oxfam Australia said ... [Published Medianet - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Jail will make bankers behave

It’s harder to become a hairdresser in Australia than to qualify as a financial planner. Before you pick up a pair of scissors in a salon, you’ll need to complete a Certificate III, which is a 36-week course. You’re also required to train under a qualified ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

The silent sea: Australia’s refugee policy and international scrutiny

Within Australia’s brutal treatment of refugees, there has been an enormous gulf between those who advocate on behalfof asylum seekers, and a “mainstream” discourse of intolerant and cynicalpublic opinion. Why has international civil society remained ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 2 reports

First teams cross the finish line at Oxfam Trailwalker Brisbane

The first team has crossed the line in the Oxfam Trailwalker Brisbane 100km charity endurance challenge in an impressive finishing time of just 12 hours and 35 minutes.The four members of ‘Team 456 - Jodie’s Beast with Two Backs’, David Overend, 38 of ... [Published Medianet - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Australia's richest 1% own as much as bottom 60%, says Oxfam

Homeless man: Income inequality in Australia has been on the rise since the mid-1990s, according to Oxfam. Photograph: Dan Peled/AAP ImageThe richest 1% of Australians now own the same wealth as the bottom 60%, according to a new report designed to bolster ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 15 2014]

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Tilligerry woman taking on the Kokoda trek for ... [Published Port Stephens Examiner - Jul 23 2014]
How we can shorten the 75-year wait for equal pay [Published Women's Agenda - Jul 23 2014]
ANZ Bank accused of abandoning workers after sp... [Published FoodNavigator-Asia.com - Jul 21 2014]
Australia's carbon tax is gone: a selection of ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 17 2014]
The Australian Government must not play politic... [Published Medianet - Jul 16 2014]
Gender Inequality [Published RTR FM - Jul 15 2014]
Bridging the gender pay gap begins at home [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 14 2014]
75 years is too long to wait for equal pay: Oxf... [Published Oxfam International - Jul 14 2014]
Women 75 years behind on pay equality [Published Australian Women's Weekly - Jul 14 2014]
Equal pay for women in 75 years? Oxfam urges G2... [Published Medianet - Jul 13 2014]
Equal pay for women will take decades [Published NEWS.com.au - Jul 13 2014]
Equal pay for women will take decades [Published Tasmania Mercury - Jul 13 2014]
Australian women still 75 years behind on pay e... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 13 2014]
The B20 and G20 must make gender equality a pri... [Published WA Today - Jul 13 2014]
ANZ should not leave Cambodian community 'high ... [Published Medianet - Jul 08 2014]
CBA's reputation faces another test [Published Medianet - Jul 07 2014]
Jail will make bankers behave [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 05 2014]
The silent sea: Australia’s refugee policy and ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jul 03 2014]
Welfare attacks – Vicious, unfounded and disast... [Published Communist Party of Australia - Jun 25 2014]
The ugly side of 'fast fashion' [Published 3 News - Jun 25 2014]
The real benefit of donating at tax time [Published Medianet - Jun 23 2014]
First teams cross the finish line at Oxfam Trai... [Published Medianet - Jun 20 2014]
Brisbane sets record at Oxfam Trailwalker [Published Medianet - Jun 20 2014]
Australia's new aid paradigm [Published Devex - Jun 18 2014]
Australia's richest 1% own as much as bottom 60... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 15 2014]
Absence of 'blue book' step backward in Austral... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Jun 11 2014]
'A national disgrace': NGOs react to the Austra... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 20 2014]
Supporting labour rights in Indonesia’s sportsw... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - May 20 2014]
The Aussie Big Four, Third World Land Grabs and... [Published OpEdNews - May 01 2014]
Third world exploitation being funded by Austra... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 28 2014]
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Absence of 'blue book' step backward in Austral... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Jun 11 2014]
Development stakeholders dependent on and connected to Australian aid may have to keep up the guessing game on who will be affected by the recent aid cuts country-, region- and project-wise following the Abbott governments decision not to release the ...
Supporting labour rights in Indonesia’s sportsw... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - May 20 2014]
I’d like to continue picking your brains on the drafts of a series of case studies I’ve been working on. Next up is some long term advocacy on labour rights in Indonesia. Here’s the full draft case study for your comment ( PC case study Indonesia Labour ...
The Aussie Big Four, Third World Land Grabs and... [Published OpEdNews - May 01 2014]
Oxfam Australia has released a report showing that the big four Australian banks have financial connections with agri-business interests that are involved in major land grabs and exploitation. ...
Oxfam walk raises $2500 for Cambodia [Published Khmerization - Apr 13 2014]
By RACHAEL HOULIHANApril 14, 2014,See photos and read more here.OXFAM’S Walk for Water raised $2500 through donations and sponsorship yesterday.More than 30 people joined Oxfam Australia’s Warrnambool group to raise money for Cambodian families which ...
South Sudan: Crisis in South Sudan [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 21 2014]
Source: OxfamCountry: Uganda, South Sudan The recent ceasefire in South Sudan is a sign of political progress, but the parties now must honor their commitments and put an end to hostilities. Our priority is to redouble efforts to help refugees, while ...
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