Oxfam Australia

Type: Organization
Name: Oxfam Australia
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Oxfam brings in biodegradable pods

Oxfam is introducing a range of Fairtrade certified, organic and biodegradable coffee capsules to assauge consumers’ guilt about packaging waste.Pods by other brands, made of plastic or aluminium, have recently come under fire in the media for being impractical ... [Published I Grafix - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Two key initiatives for International Coffee Day

It's International Coffee Day, so let’s check Oxfam’s new biodegradable coffee capsules and Nespresso’s sweeping $600m ambitions, including “carbon insetting”.Oxfam today launched its first range of Fairtrade biodegradable coffee capsules. Oxfam Australia ... [Published Ben Global - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Coles publishes list of foreign clothing suppliers

Trumpeting its commitment to supply chain transparency, supermarket giant Coles has published a list of overseas factories that make its home brand clothing line, but it has failed to mention some were left off the list.In a move being touted as part ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Climate Change Cash Cost

Wednesday 24th September / posted by Jane HebitonMore than 100 world leaders were in New York today discussing the need for urgent action to be taken on climate change.The United Nations Climate Summit hopes to create a meaningful global agreement set ... [Published RTR FM - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Oxfam says violence against women holding PNG back

The organisation's CEO, Helen Szoke is in the country at the moment looking at their various projects dealing with water, sanitation and violence against women.She says that the role and status of women is a vital issue to tackle, and her organisation ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 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 - Sep 18 2014]
Entities: G20, Taxes, Reformism
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 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 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]

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Ms Gardener said Kmart and Target, which have also published lists of their overseas suppliers, did not initially include all garment factories. "The companies still need to publish all of the suppliers that they're purchasing from. But more than that ... there's still a long journey ahead for companies like Kmart, Target and Coles to make sure that workers are actually receiving a decent living wage, are able to join unions and negotiate effectively."
"Businesses will need to take action, in some cases urgent action, both to comply with new requirements and to consider the ways in which they do business in different countries" PwC said
...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...
"This would have a deterrent effect and also assist with tackling tax avoidance in developing countries where tax authorities have limited capacity" she said

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Oxfam brings in biodegradable pods [Published I Grafix - 11 hours ago]
Oxfam launches ethical, environmentally friendl... [Published Food & Drink Business - 18 hours ago]
Two key initiatives for International Coffee Day [Published Ben Global - Sep 29 2014]
People's Climate March around the world: Pictur... [Published Oxfam International - Sep 26 2014]
Coles publishes list of foreign clothing suppliers [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 25 2014]
Climate Change Cash Cost [Published RTR FM - Sep 24 2014]
No softening of Australia’s harsh climate chang... [Published Devex - Sep 22 2014]
G20 to crackdown on multinational tax avoidance [Published stuff.co.nz - Sep 22 2014]
Climate-related disasters cost the world half a... [Published Medianet - Sep 22 2014]
Australia Finance Meeting Seeks Global Growth B... [Published VOA News - Sep 21 2014]
Oxfam welcomes some progress on tax dodging, bu... [Published Medianet - Sep 21 2014]
Oxfam says violence against women holding PNG back [Published ABC Radio Australia - Sep 19 2014]
Nothing taxing about needed reforms [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Sep 18 2014]
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]
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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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