Tag Archives: Australia

Significant aid stories of 2013 | AidWorks

In this extended version of a panel discussion aired on AidWorks on January 22, Albion Harrison-Naish speaks with ActionAid Australia's Archie Law, CARE Australia's Dr. Julia Newton-Howes, and Act for Peace's Alistair Gee on the various cuts, diversions and delays suffered by Australia’s aid program in 2013. ...
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We are not refugees

What is empathy? How do we empathise those who have had very different and experiences from us? How can Australians and others empathise with the trauma, stress and fear of asylum seekers and refugees, when we are not refugees? Brendan Rigby reflects on these questions. ...
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Bob Carr: Foreign Aid Raider

The Australian Government's so-called “aid raid”, exposed in 2012’s home stretch, has settled to little more than a blip on the radar. Olivia Rosenman doesn't think it should have slipped so easily off the radar, as it may reveal that the Australian public really doesn't care about aid....
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Top Five Aid Myths Busted

With current discussion going on about the proposed cuts to the Australian overseas aid budget, there are plenty of misconceptions and downright falsehoods being bandied about. Here are a few of the most common myths about overseas aid - busted. We're honoured to have this guest post from Archie...
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