Oxfam Australia

Type: Organization
Name: Oxfam Australia
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 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 - 14 hours ago]
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 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Mud, sweat and tears as Oxfam Trailwalker Sydney ends

Mud, sweat and tearsas Oxfam Trailwalker Sydney endsOxfamTrailwalker Sydney finished this morning with almost 1500 walkers completingthe gruelling 100km endurance challenge.Walkersfaced wet and muddy conditions across the weekend, but the rain wasn’t ... [Published Medianet - Aug 24 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]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ready to do 100km at age 76

By Aug. 20, 2014, midnightChris Gorman, Rachael Smith, Therese Paul and Debbie Burns leave this Friday for the arduous overnight event.The walk attracts thousands of competitors to raise funds for Oxfam.At 76, Springwood's Chris Gorman is the oldest competitor ... [Published Blue Mountains Gazette - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Target Australia praised for revealing locations of Bangladeshi supplier factories

☛ Retailer Target Australia has been praised for disclosing the locations of its supplier factories in Bangladesh.Oxfam Australia said it is a “crucial step towards better conditions for workers”. Daisy Gardener, the organisation’s corporate accountability ... [Published Supply Management - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Target discloses supplier factories after Bangladesh collapse

Target Australia has published a list of its supplier factories in Bangladesh, prompting Oxfam Australia to call on other retailers to be transparent about where they source their garments.Target is among eight Australian companies to sign the Bangladesh ... [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Cornflakes set to tackle climate change

Oxfam welcomes Kellogg’s climate action commitments following tremendous public pressureAustralians tucking into their Cornflakes each morning will now be making a difference daily by consuming a breakfast that has become part of the solution to tackle ... [Published Medianet - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Oxfam welcomes funding for women's empowerment in Asia Pacific

Oxfam welcomes funding for women’s empowerment in Asia PacificOxfam today welcomed a pledge of $1 million worth of funding from the Australian Government for an Oxfam supported program aimed at giving women more economic influence in the ASEAN arena.The ... [Published Medianet - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Australia-ASEAN partnership prospers in 40th year

I am pleased to announce two new projects at the ASEAN-Australia Ministerial Meeting today that reaffirm the Australian Government's commitment to supporting economic transformation in the region.The Australian Government will contribute $2.8 million ... [Published Noodls - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

South Sudan: Crisis intensifies as peace talks falter

Today, the people of South Sudan expected apolitical agreement that would deliver a transitional government to steer themout of conflict and bring an end to the violence that has engulfed the countryfor eight months.Instead, the leaders of South Sudan ... [Published Medianet - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Vanuatu: Vanuatu women in Australia urge action on climate change

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 ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 06 2014]

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"One of the ladies had an injury and I was going on the walks with them because I love the walks and when she had to drop out, I asked them who they were going to get and they just looked at me" he said laughing
...or tackle the issues faced) or unsafe (they fear that a call for help could result in professional blemishes on personnel records)," says Vogel. "Others believe support offered, like a list of self-care tips or brief rest and relaxation, is too simple."
"We urge other Australian retailers to be open about where they source their garments."
...statement again made clearly at the PacificPacific Islands Forum last week," said Simon Bradshaw, Oxfam Australia’s climate change policy advisor. "So it's disappointing to see the federal government pulling funds from this important work to tackle climate change in the Pacific."

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Tax the rich to stop the cuts and fund a just, ... [Published Green Left Weekly - 14 hours ago]
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]
Australia-ASEAN partnership prospers in 40th year [Published Noodls - Aug 10 2014]
South Sudan: Crisis intensifies as peace talks ... [Published Medianet - Aug 09 2014]
Vanuatu: Vanuatu women in Australia urge action... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 06 2014]
Vanuatu climate worries rise as aid cut off [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 04 2014]
General Mills steps up [Published Food & Drink Business - Jul 30 2014]
Helping KZN communities cope after disasters [Published Daily News South Africa - Jul 30 2014]
Vanuatu women in Australia urge action on clima... [Published Medianet - Jul 30 2014]
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]
Australia's carbon tax is gone: a selection of ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 17 2014]
Australian women still 75 years behind on pay e... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 13 2014]
The silent sea: Australia’s refugee policy and ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jul 03 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]
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]
Oxfam walk raises $2500 for Cambodia [Published Khmerization - Apr 13 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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