UNICEF supports families across parts of Africa are facing devastation brought by Cyclone Idai

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.

RSPCA Australia recognises the stellar contribution of outgoing CEO Heather Neil

THE Board of RSPCA Australia has today paid tribute to the organisation’s outgoing CEO Heather Neil, who has announced her resignation after more than 12 years at the helm. RSPCA Australia Chair Gary Humphries said the organisation owes Ms Neil a huge debt of thanks and gratitude for a stellar list of achievements during her time as CEO of RSPCA...

Drought forcing kids to “grow-up” quickly living in affected areas

Children and young people in drought ravaged New South Wales have told UNICEF Australia that the natural disaster has meant they have had to prematurely “grow-up”, facing difficulty in balancing increased farm work with their education, as well as experiencing escalating levels of stress and other adverse psychological outcomes. “While we have seen devastating flooding in north and north western...

Inspirational organisation from Hallam recognised at Holt Australia Day Awards

Little-known charity, SMA Australia, an organisation that works to provide care for Australians living with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a fatal and debilitating muscle disease, which is the leading cause of death for infants under the age of 2-years-old, was recognised for their life changing advocacy efforts at the Holt Australia Day Awards on Australia Day at Hampton Park...