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Oxfam Australia implements new Enterprise Agreement

The Oxfam Australia board of directors and management is pleased to announce the implementation of a new Enterprise Agreement for staff for 2023-2026. The world and our organisation have changed significantly since our last EA commenced in 2019, and this revitalised agreement reflects our ongoing commitment to be recognised as an innovative, values-led organisation and […]

Budget a missed opportunity to tackle deepening inequality

In response to the 2023 federal budget, Oxfam Australia Chief Executive Lyn Morgain said:  “After promising signs in the government’s October budget of increased investment in international development, this budget presented an opportunity to take further steps to make a real difference to the lives of millions of people who have been affected by climate […]

Oxfam Straight Talkers return to Canberra for Wiyi Yani U Thangani National Summit

Ten alumni of Oxfam’s political leadership program for First Nations women, Straight Talk, are this week heading back to Canberra to attend Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices) National Summit. Selected for their wide-ranging and diverse experience as change-makers in their communities, the Straight Talk delegates are among more than 900 Aboriginal and Torres Strait […]

65 million more people pushed to extreme hunger since last year is “a stain on our collective humanity,” says Oxfam

Today’s “Global Report on Food Crises”, led by the Food Security Information Network (FSIN), says that 258 million people across 58 countries are now experiencing acute hunger – 65 million additional people (up 34%) over last year. Oxfam Australia Chief Executive, Lyn Morgain, said: “For global hunger to rise for a fifth consecutive year in […]

Australia’s aid generosity remains low, reveals OECD figures

Today, the Development Assistance Committee of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD DAC) published its preliminary figures on the amount of development aid for 2022. The data shows that overall aid spending from 30 OECD members summed 204 billion US dollars in 2022. Rich countries only committed 0.36 percent of their gross national income […]

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