Oxfam Australia

Type: Organization
Name: Oxfam Australia
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Nothing taxing about needed reforms

Tax-dodging contributes to the growing gap between the rich and poor, a trend in developing and developed countries, like Australia. Source: Supplied TAX. It’s a dirty word for many. But it’ll be on the lips of all the G20 finance ministers at this weekend’s ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - 11 hours ago]
Entities: G20, Taxes, Reformism
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Share a meal this October and fight global hunger

Share a meal this October andfight global hungerWithone in eight people still going hungry every day, Australians are being askedto host a meal in the fight against global hunger as Oxfam Australia’s EatLocal Feed Global initiative kicks off this wee ... [Published Medianet - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Tanja pupils continue Oxfam trek tradition

THIS Friday Tanja Public School pupils will continue their tradition of supporting Oxfam Australia to help poorer communities throughout the world overcome poverty and injustice with the Walk Against Want. THIS Friday Tanja Public School pupils will continue ... [Published Bega District News - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Oxfam responds to flooding in India

Oxfam is responding to flooding in India that has affected people in 2,500 villages in the Jammu Kashmir region, in the worst natural disaster to hit the region in 60 years.Constant rain and landslides have wreaked havoc in the North Indian state, where ... [Published Medianet - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Oxfam welcomes Government action on tax dodging

Oxfam Australia has welcomed Treasurer Joe Hockey’s announcement today of further efforts to act on multinational tax dodging, but urges the government to use its G20 presidency to ensure that global tax reform benefits poor countries as well as rich ... [Published Medianet - Sep 04 2014]
Entities: G20, Taxes, Oxfam
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Straight Talking

Thursday 4th September / posted by Paul Van Lieshout HuntAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women from all over the country are in Canberra this week for some with women Parliamentarians.Oxfam Australia’s fifth national Straight Talk summit ... [Published RTR FM - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

The Politics of Poverty

A confronting examination of the politics of poverty .In the last two decades, the proportion of people living in extreme poverty has halved. Yet there is a looming threat that, if not addressed, stands to undermine and in some cases reverse this progress ... [Published In Daily - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Crisis in Syria

Tuesday 2nd September / posted by Jane HebitonThe crisis in Syria has escalated, with more than 10 million people now in dire need of humanitarian aid.3 million are refugees, more than the population of Perth, making it one of the worst humanitarian ... [Published RTR FM - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women Straight Talk in Canberra

Monday 1 September 2014Aboriginal and Torres StraitIslander women Straight Talk in CanberraAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women from all over the country arein Canberra today as they get ready for some Straight Talking with women Parliamentari ... [Published Medianet - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Tax the rich to stop the cuts and fund a just, renewable future

Finance minister Mathias Cormann has threatened the opposition parties that if they continue to block key budget measures — such as the demolition of universal health care and welfare, the deregulation of university fees, and the hike in the interest ... [Published Green Left Weekly - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Straight Talking Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women head to Canberra

Straight Talking Aboriginaland Torres Strait Islander women head to CanberraAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women from all over the country areheading to Canberra from 1 – 4 September for some Straight Talking with women Parliamentarians.Oxfam Australia’s ... [Published Medianet - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Tackling poverty one step at a time at Oxfam Trailwalker

Tacklingpoverty one step at a time at Oxfam TrailwalkerOxfamTrailwalker will get underway this morning, with more than 2000 brave walkerssetting off to tackle the 100km trail from Brooklyn on the Hawkesbury River toMosman on Sydney Harbour.Over the next ... [Published Medianet - Aug 21 2014]

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...Mr Trivedi said, "I am committed to work towards advancing ESD in my surroundings by following up with concerned departments, civil society, academics and policy making bodies in the country." It is possible to turn an adversity into an opportunity and impart skill training to the youth so that they can become self-reliant and be partners in...
"As the Prime Minister and I have both previously said, you should pay tax in the country where you've earned a profit. That's not just an essential tax principle, it is rational and fair" Hockey said

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Nothing taxing about needed reforms [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - 11 hours ago]
G20 finance ministers urged to support global t... [Published Medianet - Sep 18 2014]
Share a meal this October and fight global hunger [Published Medianet - Sep 17 2014]
Sydney's food favourites help launch global hun... [Published Medianet - Sep 17 2014]
Tanja pupils continue Oxfam trek tradition [Published Bega District News - Sep 16 2014]
Oxfam responds to flooding in India [Published Medianet - Sep 12 2014]
Oxfam calls for Australia to give fair share of... [Published Medianet - Sep 09 2014]
UNESCO choses Vivek Trivedi for World Conferenc... [Published NetIndia123.com - Sep 07 2014]
Shifting stands: push for government to crack d... [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 05 2014]
You have the power to help [Published Herald Sun - Sep 05 2014]
Selfless Gift Ideas for Father's Day! [Published LifeStyle - Sep 04 2014]
Straight Talking [Published RTR FM - Sep 04 2014]
Oxfam welcomes Government action on tax dodging [Published Medianet - Sep 04 2014]
The Politics of Poverty [Published In Daily - Sep 03 2014]
Last-minute Father’s Day gift ideas for every dad [Published The New Daily - Sep 02 2014]
Crisis in Syria [Published RTR FM - Sep 02 2014]
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women Str... [Published Medianet - Sep 01 2014]
Tax the rich to stop the cuts and fund a just, ... [Published Green Left Weekly - Aug 30 2014]
Oxfam and 22,000 Australians call on Government... [Published Medianet - Aug 29 2014]
Straight Talking Aboriginal and Torres Strait I... [Published Medianet - Aug 27 2014]
Mud, sweat and tears as Oxfam Trailwalker Sydne... [Published Medianet - Aug 24 2014]
Tackling poverty one step at a time at Oxfam Tr... [Published Medianet - Aug 21 2014]
Ready to do 100km at age 76 [Published Blue Mountains Gazette - Aug 19 2014]
Aid workers and PTSD [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 19 2014]
Target Australia praised for revealing location... [Published Supply Management - Aug 16 2014]
Cornflakes set to tackle climate change [Published Medianet - Aug 13 2014]
Target discloses supplier factories after Bangl... [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 13 2014]
Target joins international best practice on sup... [Published Medianet - Aug 13 2014]
Oxfam welcomes funding for women's empowerment ... [Published Medianet - Aug 12 2014]
Vanuatu: Vanuatu women in Australia urge action... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 06 2014]
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Vanuatu: Vanuatu women in Australia urge action... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 06 2014]
Source: OxfamCountry: Vanuatu Posted: 30 JUL 14 Written by: Oxfam Australia Media Australians can learn about how one of our Pacific neighbours is meeting the challenge of climate change at public events around the country from next week. Oxfam and ...
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 ...
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