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Urgent need to address Australia’s national disgrace

Oxfam Australia is calling on the newly announced National Federation Reform Council to urgently tackle the country’s shocking rate of Indigenous incarceration, which like that of black Americans is shamefully high. In the wake of riots in the United States, sparked by the tragic death in custody of George Floyd, Oxfam Australia Chief Executive Lyn […]

‘Crisis on top of crisis’ as India and Bangladesh brace for Cyclone Amphan – Oxfam

Cyclone Amphan, the strongest ever cyclone recorded over the Bay of Bengal, is expected to hit north-east India and Bangladesh today, threatening millions of people in vulnerable communities already affected by Covid-19 outbreaks and lockdown. Millions of people are being evacuated in India and 12,000 shelters have been prepared in Bangladesh to house nearly five million […]

Oxfam thrilled to partner with comedian Steph Tisdell to tackle inequality

Oxfam is thrilled that comedian Steph Tisdell will be supporting the organisation to raise funds and tackle inequality by hosting the Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s Gala this year. Tisdell will become the first Aboriginal comedian to take the reins of Australian comedy’s annual night of nights. This is the 25th year of Oxfam’s partnership with […]

Oxfam saddened by national bushfires disaster

Oxfam is horrified and deeply saddened by the catastrophic bushfires that are affecting communities across Australia, Chief Executive Lyn Morgain said today. “This is a devastating national disaster, sadly brought home by countless heart wrenching stories of people facing the loss of loved ones, homes and livelihoods,” Ms Morgain said. “This ongoing and unprecedented bushfire crisis has people in imminent danger, forced from their homes […]

Is your fashion fave Naughty or Nice on Oxfam’s Christmas list?

MONDAY 25 NOVEMBER 2019 Is your fashion fave Naughty or Nice on Oxfam’s Christmas list? Australian fashion brands that are lagging behind must make real commitments to ensure the payment of living wages to the women who are making their clothes and remain trapped in a cycle of poverty no matter how hard they work, […]

Oxfam Trailwalker Sydney raises millions

The last weary but determined Oxfam Trailwalker team crossed the finish line at 9am this morning after walking 100km in just under 49 hours. More than 530 teams – about 2,150 people – took part over the weekend, wrapping up a stellar event in Sydney in what marks the 20thanniversary of Oxfam Trailwalker launching in […]

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