THE World Wide Fund for Nature-Australia recently obtained photographs depicting barbaric cruelty associated with the operation of gill nets.
ON August 30 1999, a referendum took place in Timor-Leste, leading to the country's independence. This is remembered each year with a public holiday called Popular Consultation Day. 20 years on, WaterAid Timor-Leste reflects on the progress it has made and the challenges ahead.
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.
THERE needs to be more collaboration at a time where public sentiment, political will, and the mental health and suicide prevention sectors are aligning, writes Beyond Blue Chair The Hon Julia Gillard AC.
DRIVING through the Mozambican city of Beira it looks like the apocalypse, littered with broken trees, damaged buildings and ripped up telephone and power poles among which children can be seen helping to shift the detritus, writes Claire Rogers, CEO of World Vision Australia.
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.