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The Federal Budget and what it means for foreign aid…

The Federal Budget and what it means for foreign aid…

By Mark Rice, RESULTS Australia's Policy and Advocacy Manager The annual Federal Budget is always an important time for RESULTS Australia, as the contents of the Budget is a measure of how much influence our advocacy has on Government spending priorities and how much...

Tax cuts at the expense of aid budget growth?

Tax cuts at the expense of aid budget growth?

Media release April 3, 2019 “The Government has made it clear that foreign aid remains a low priority with the Budget handed down tonight,” said RESULTS Australia CEO, Amelia Christie. “While we’re glad the Pacific is seeing a renewed focus, we’re going to see some...

Wrap-up of World TB Day 2019

Wrap-up of World TB Day 2019

Tuberculosis—a preventable and curable disease— has the infamous title of being the leading infectious disease killer in the world. It now kills more people than HIV & AIDS. In 2017, 10 million fell ill with TB and needed treatment, including one million children,...

Letter to the Editor, prelude to World TB Day

Letter to the Editor, prelude to World TB Day

Readers of 'The Mercury' in Hobart discovered on Thursday March 21, that "TB continues to be the top infectious killer, claiming more than 4300 lives every day," as written by Micheal Picone, Volunteer with RESULTS Australia, in a letter to the Editor. Read on to...

Australian landmarks lit red in honour of World TB Day

Australian landmarks lit red in honour of World TB Day

Sydney Town Hall, Melbourne Town Hall, Brisbane City Hall, Newcastle City Clock-Tower, Adelaide Town Hall, Launceston Town Hall, Trafalgar Bridge in Perth, Darwin Convention Centre and key landmarks in Cairns, Logan City (QLD) and Tasmania joined the global movement...

World TB Day 2019

World TB Day 2019

What is TB's impact in the world? Did you know that tuberculosis (TB) is the leading infectious disease globally? It caused the deaths of 1.6 million people (the population of Adelaide) in 2017. TB in Australia Within Australia, an estimated one million people live...

Be a part of our World TB Day campaign

Be a part of our World TB Day campaign

Be a part of our World TB Day social media campaign. World TB Day on Sunday March 24 highlighted the global epidemic of tuberculosis (TB) and the efforts made to eliminate the disease.   At present, an estimated one million Australians live with latent...

Eliminating polio is greatest goal…

Eliminating polio is greatest goal…

Status of polio globally  Wild poliovirus continued to circulate in Afghanistan last year, with 21 people recorded with polio, and 12 people in Pakistan. This is despite the fact that both countries undertook new vaccination campaigns through the National Emergency...