We sit in the Asia Pacific where 60 % of the 10 million cases of TB identified globally in 2015 were and, where our own northern borders meets PNG in a unique way.
The coming months present a series of major opportunities to catalyse this political will.
You will be trained in how to meet parliamentarians and turn them into champions for the end of extreme poverty.
Our volunteers come from all over Australia. Because we can’t celebrate in person, we made this quick video to say Thank You for being courageous, committed advocates!
He is a wanted man, a target permanently on his back and an eye permanently cast over his shoulder because of the risk he takes day in, day out. Mohammad’s job? He vaccinates children. Mohammed Naseem is the Head of Mission, HealthNet TPO, Afghanistan. In Afghanistan, polio vaccinators are regularly threatened, intimidated, beaten and even killed.
Budgets are confusing documents. To help you navigate news about the aid budget a little better, we created this simple Report Card with our asks and outcomes for the key issues we care about.
An initial assessment of how this year’s Federal Budget compares with our proposals suggests the provisions for the coming year and the following three years fall into the categories of The Good, The Bad and The Unknown;
“As the Budget contains some positive news about Australia’s economic growth and overall Budget outlook, it’s time we did more, not less. We must live up to our ‘fair go’ values and pull our weight to break the cycle of poverty and inequality.”
The Australian Government has been a consistent supporter of the GPEI, but its level of support is due to decline significantly to $3 million in each of the next two financial years.