Labor Party commits to increasing the aid budget

Penny Wong, Foreign Affairs Spokesperson

RESULTS Australia were very happy to learn about the commitment the Australian Labor Party made to increase the aid budget at their Conference earlier this week. The resolution passed (copied in full below) commits the Labor Party to increasing the overseas aid program each year should they gain office, with...

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Federal Government puts money behind Pacific Infrastructure, but it’s not enough – Media Release

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Media Release Monday December 17, 2018 THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PUTS MONEY BEHIND PACIFIC INFRASTRUCTURE, BUT IT’S NOT ENOUGH  The Australian Government confirmed in its 2018 Mid Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) today that they will establish the Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific through a $1.5 billion loan...

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World AIDS Day 2018

World AIDS Day 2018

By Amelia Christie, RESULTS CEO World AIDS Day 2018 provides an opportunity to celebrate the progress we have made in HIV. However, the UNAIDS theme for this year ‘know your status’, also reminds us how interlinked HIV and tuberculosis are. Those with tuberculosis (or TB as it’s more commonly known)...

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Follow-up to the UN High Level Meeting…

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The Australian TB Caucus met this week in Canberra to discuss the historic United Nations High-Level Meeting (UNHLM) on tuberculosis (TB), held in September 2018 in New York, where Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Foreign Affairs, reaffirmed Australia’s support to the global fight against TB. Key Targets of the...

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RESULTS Australia welcomes amendments to Bill

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Passing of new Bill RESULTS Australia welcomes the passing of an amended Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform Bill through the House of Representatives this week. We are pleased to see a much more sensible Bill get bipartisan support. The willingness of all parties to work to improve the Bill recognises...

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Aid could stop PNG polio

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Tess Clarke | Sydney Morning Herald | Aid could stop PNG polio   Your article “Spectre of polio rises again in PNG”, October 8, brings about a sense of disappointment that a country that was essentially ‘polio free’ in 2000 has had the disease return. This development is mostly due...

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