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Oxfam urges regional schools in Australia to ditch uniforms for a day, and wear blue as part of charity Water Appeal

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 Mayor encourages Tasmanians to ‘Go Fair’

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.

Global Financial Crisis threatens aid work

International aid agency Oxfam has estimated the global financial crisis will create a $2 million hole in its budget before the end of this year, and is appealing for urgent help from its supporters.

Christmas Trees with a conscience

The spirit of Christmas will extend all the way from the living rooms of Melbourne to poor communities around the world this year with the purchase of Christmas trees from Oxfam.

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