Australian singer/songwriter John Butler has lent his support to the Close the Gap campaign by signing the pledge which calls on Australian governments to take action to achieve health equality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
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Oxfam Austalia’s reaction to the Opposition’s climate change policy.
As a major international conference on AIDS opens this week in Sydney, Oxfam is urging the Australian Government to help guarantee the supply of affordable drugs to combat HIV & AIDS in the world’s poorest countries.
A national Aboriginal health advertising campaign starts to roll out across Australia today (5 July) to remind our nation’s leaders that we can close the 17-year life gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians by funding and supporting successful long-term Aboriginal health programs, says Close The Gap.
With a Federal election looming, Oxfam Australia’s Public Policy Director James Ensor interviewed Federal Minister for Indigenous Affairs Mal Brough and Shadow Minister for Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation Jenny Macklin about the key issues facing Indigenous Australians.
Singer-songwriter Missy Higgins is the latest high-profile Australian to add their voice to the Close the Gap campaign
Claims by an Australian rightwing think tank that Oxfam Australia was misleading the public for claiming Fairtrade Coffee helped lift some of the world’s poorest coffee farmers out of poverty have been dismissed by the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC).
One of Australia’s most renowned and award winning singer/songwriters Kev Carmody has joined the Close the Gap campaign.
Oxfam welcomes an agreement signed between coffee giant Starbucks and the government of Ethiopia that has the potential to guarantee its coffee farmers a fairer share of the profits for their world-renowned brands, Sidamo, Harar and Yirgacheffe. The distribution, marketing and licensing agreement ends their trademark dispute and brings them together in partnership to help lift Ethiopian coffee farmers out of poverty.
The group of G8 countries meeting in Germany announced an agreement on climate change.