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Charity Foreign Aid

Caritas welcomes Government’s gender and climate targets for foreign aid

Caritas Australia has welcomed the Albanese Government’s commitment to climate action and gender equality as key drivers of the new International Development Policy released yesterday.

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Gender and climate goals top new foreign aid agenda

Taxpayer-funded foreign aid projects above $3 million will be required to address gender inequality and 80 per cent will need to have climate change objectives under the Albanese Government’s new development policy. Source: The Australian.

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Federal MPs visit Solomon Islands to witness Australian aid in action

A delegation of six federal MPs and senators travelled to the Solomon Islands last week to gain first-hand experience of Australian aid in action. Source: Caritas Australia.

Charity Foreign Aid

Hundreds feared dead after cyclone hits Myanmar and Bangladesh

Caritas Australia’s partners in Myanmar and Bangladesh are coordinating with government and other aid organisations to provide emergency relief in the aftermath of Cyclone Mocha, which has killed at least 40 people with fears for hundreds more.

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Commitments to aged care ‘centrepiece of a positive Budget’

Catholic Health Australia and Caritas Australia have welcomed key commitments for the aged care sector and regional aid in the Albanese Government’s Budget.

Charity Foreign Aid

Caritas Australia welcomes Government’s $6m commitment to Sudan

Caritas Australia has expressed gratitude for Australia’s commitment of $6 million in urgent humanitarian assistance to address the escalating conflict in Sudan.

Charity Foreign Aid

You can help poor communities, bishop tells students

Sydney Auxiliary Bishop Richard Umbers has urged Catholic school students to reflect more deeply on the challenges faced by communities living in poverty overseas and consider practical ways to offer them ongoing help. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

Charity Foreign Aid

Caritas hears the cries of the desperate

After driving down a dry riverbed, 18 kilometres from the nearest road, Caritas Australia chief Kirsty Robertson arrived at the Ethiopian village where the charity worked and met a woman named Mali. Source: The Catholic Leader.

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Charities call for $110m funding boost for hunger hotspots

A $110 million increase in foreign aid to global hunger hotspots from the Australian Government could help avoid a catastrophe, says Caritas Australia together with a group of aid organisations. Source: Canberra Times.