Inspiring and determined Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women from across Queensland will gather in Townsville today for the region’s first Straight Talk summit, where they will build on their skills to become powerful advocates for making a difference in their communities. Bringing together women from areas including Townsville, Brisbane, Cairns, Mount Isa and remote […]
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Aboriginal women will travel from far and wide across the vast Kimberley to converge in Broome next week for the region’s first ever Straight Talk, gaining skills to become powerful advocates and tackle the issues of importance to their communities. Former senator, Olympic gold medallist and Straight Talk trailblazer Nova Peris, National Congress of Australia’s […]
OXJAM – the music lover’s month long party against poverty – is back for its third year and is set to be bigger and better than ever. Comedian, actor, rapper and former co-host of triple J Breakfast, Matt Okine, is on board as OXJAM’s 2017 ambassador. OXJAM takes place during the month of August, when […]
Oxfam is throwing its support behind calls for the Australian Government to commit to starting a new relationship with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and agreeing to fund the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples. The calls were among those made at a breakfast event today at Parliament House, which saw Aboriginal and Torres […]
OXJAM, the month-long music festival that raises money to help Oxfam fight poverty around the world, kicks off with gigs in Melbourne and Brisbane tonight after last weekend’s all-star official launch with MTV Australia in Sydney.
SCHOOL children across Australia are being urged by international aid agency Oxfam Australia to put away their school uniforms for a day and instead wear blue to fundraise for its June Appeal. This year’s appeal focuses on Oxfam’s life-saving water programs that help Cambodian communities have access to safe clean water. Oxfam Australia Associate Director […]
Launceston’s Mayor is calling on Tasmanians to Go Fair in 2013 by making the switch to fair trade products as part of Fair Trade Fortnight.
To help Tasmanians understand more about how buying fair trade benefits producers in developing countries, the mayor will be speaking at a World Fair Trade Day special event on Saturday 11 May at 12.00pm in the Launceston Mall.
International aid agency Oxfam Australia is calling on restaurants and cafes across Australia to help tackle the world’s growing food crisis by supporting Eat Local Feed Global on Sunday 14 October.
With just a fortnight until Father’s Day, Oxfam has a range of fair trade gifts for those looking to show dad they truly care.
Celebrity chef Simon Bryant, from ABC’s “The Cook and the Chef”, will be cooking chocolate muffins using Oxfam ‘fair’ products at Foodland, Norwood (161–169 The Parade, Norwood), on Monday 7 May 2012, hourly between 10am and 2pm.