The inequality that divides us: Oxfam

Australia’s record number of billionaires raked in a collective $100 million a day last year – a staggering total increase of $36 billion in the wealth of just 43 people – as inequality continued to grow, an Oxfam Australia briefing paper reveals. Oxfam Australia Chief Executive Helen Szoke said the number of Australian billionaires increased from 33 to 43 last...

Lack of decent school toilets jeopardises 620 million children, warns WaterAid

THE health, education and safety of millions of children around the world is threatened because they don’t have a decent toilet at school or at home, according to WaterAid’s State of the World’s Toilets 2018 Report.

Vulnerable Australians in the firing line in run up to Christmas

More than $8m worth of vital food relief is now at risk following a surprise Federal Government funding cut to the country’s largest food relief organisation, Foodbank.

Australian Government continuing to fail our most vulnerable children: UNICEF

AUSTRALIA is not making sufficient progress in policies and programs to support children, particularly disadvantaged children in our country. We have regressed in areas of critical importance and systems designed to protect children are in crisis.