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Sep 14

AHRC’s reported levels of workplace sexual harassment now match South-East Asia – but CARE’s work in the region shows it’s the employer that must lead change.

By Emilly.Edgerley September 14, 2018 0 comments

The Australian Human Rights Commission’s report on sexual harassment in the Australian workplace found that 1 in 3 women have experienced sexual harassment.  CARE Australia says this is now at the same level as female garment workers in Cambodia. CARE Australia Chief Executive Sally Moyle said while the similarity in…

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Sep 13

Typhoon Mangkhut to hit the Philippines, CARE on standby to respond

By Emilly.Edgerley September 13, 2018 0 comments

Typhoon Mangkhut is intensifying to the equivalent of a category 5 Atlantic hurricane, as the Philippines braces for the strongest typhoon to hit the region this year. Local authorities have warned people to prepare for storm surges, landslides and flashfloods…

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Sep 5

CARE Australia statement following the appointment of new ministers to government.

By CARE Australia September 5, 2018 0 comments

CARE Australia’s Chief Executive, Sally Moyle, has written to congratulate Senator the Hon. Marise Payne and Senator the Hon. Anne Ruston on their appointments as the new Minister for Foreign Affairs and Assistant Minister for International Development and the Pacific, respectively. Ms Moyle said she looked forward to working with…

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Aug 10

CARE Australia launches appeal to help survivors of devastating Lombok earthquakes

By CARE Australia August 10, 2018 0 comments

CARE Australia is appealing to the public to help fund its relief effort for those on Indonesia’s Lombok Island who have been affected by Sunday’s magnitude-7 earthquake, and repeated quakes and tremors. More than 150,000 people have been made homeless by the earthquakes, with major damage caused to basic infrastructure,…

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Aug 6

CARE ready to respond after earthquake hits Indonesia’s Lombok island

By CARE Australia August 6, 2018 0 comments

Commenting on the magnitude-7 earthquake that struck the Indonesian island of Lombok on Sunday, CARE’s Country Director in Indonesia, Helen Vanwel, said: “CARE is very concerned that the death toll will continue to rise. People now urgently need medical support, clean water, food and a safe space to sleep. “Our…

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Jun 30

CARE welcomes ceasefire in South Sudan

By CARE Australia June 30, 2018 0 comments

The global humanitarian organisation CARE is encouraged by the ceasefire announced this week by warring factions in the world’s youngest country, South Sudan, particularly the portion of the agreement calling for opening up corridors of humanitarian aid. The ceasefire is due to begin 30 June, and the parties are committed…

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