THE federal government should upgrade the listing for koalas from ‘vulnerable’ to ‘endangered’ in New South Wales and Queensland.
THE number of casualties and people affected by Cyclone Idai in southern Africa looks set to rise from the two million currently estimated, Oxfam Australia reports.
THREE civilians are being killed every day in Yemen – that is one person every eight hours – despite agreements reached between the internationally recognised government and the Houthis at talks in Sweden just over three months ago.
RIGHT now, families in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe are facing widespread destruction brought by Cyclone Idai. With the UN warning the cyclone emergency is getting bigger by the hour, UNICEF and other aid agencies are moving quickly to respond.
IN the past two months Liam has learned to crawl. His chubby legs have grown the strength and balance to pull himself up against a kitchen chair. He’s started to say “mama” and “dada” clearly. In January, he will turn one, writes World Vision Australia CEO Claire Rogers.
TB continues to kill more people than HIV/AIDS and Malaria combined. In 2017, 1.6 million people died due to TB, and another 10 million people got ill, yet only 6.4 million of those were reported, writes Shiva Shresthra, Global Campaigns Manager of RESULTS International (Australia).
Many Australians woke recently to the face of little George on the front pages and screens of the nation. There he stood for all to see in a baby-blue T-shirt, printed with the googly eyes of a friendly monster — the sort of top you might buy a nephew for his birthday, writes Claire Rogers, Chief Executive Officer, World Vision Australia.