Oxfam releases a report on the increase in natural disaasters caused by climate change.
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A combined agency report on the imapct that climate change is having and will have in the Asia-Pacific region.
Albert Clarke, a 73-year old endurance athlete, does not fit the stereotype. He is, after all, an Indigenous person and he is older than what an average Indigenous Australian is expected to reach in age.
Oxfam continues calls for Australian mining companies in the Phillipines to be investigated after allegations that they are causing fishkill on the island where the companies operate.
Oxfam Australia has welcomed Labor’s commitment to demonstrate leadership in providing clean drinking water and sanitation in the Asia-Pacific region.
Australia lags behind most developed countries in the amount of overseas aid it gives and has failed to fully implement more than half of its commitments to the global blueprint to combat poverty, a report by anti-poverty coalition Make Poverty History has found.
Stand up in support of African refugees who have resettled in Australia. That’s the clarion message 60 of Australia’s leading human rights and refugee advocates, religious groups and settlement service providers have voiced in a half-page open letter to Immigration Minister Kevin Andrews in today’s (15 October) The Australian.
Melbourne band Blue King Brown has joined more than 80,000 Australians in signing the Close the Gap pledge.
The Filipino community threatened by the proposed Oceanagold gold and copper mine launched a formal action to stop water permits for the mine in recent days with the Philippines’ National Water Resources Board, on the grounds it would contaminate their water supply, cause environmental hazards as well as threaten farming and their way of life.
A Melbourne based mine operator has been accused by Filipino villagers of harassment and the use of strong arm tactics to pressure them to accept its plans to develop a large gold and copper mine, according to a new report published today by Oxfam Australia.