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Dec 17

Still no relief for aid budget despite projected surplus

By CARE Australia December 17, 2018 0 comments

The Australian Government has announced a further setback to its already eroded overseas aid program, despite today’s budget surplus announcement. CARE Australia Chief Executive Sally Moyle said five years of aid cuts were already having devastating consequences for people living in poverty in neighbouring countries. “Australian aid provides…

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Nov 21

Statement from CARE Australia’s CEO Sally Moyle on the Final Report of the Independent Review on Prevention of Sexual Misconduct

By CARE Australia November 21, 2018 0 comments

Today, the findings and recommendations were published from an independent review on the prevention of sexual misconduct in our sector.  Commissioned by ACFID – Australia’s peak-body for aid and development NGOs – the review was to evaluate its members’ practice and response to sexual misconduct and was conducted by the…

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Oct 17

“People are most terrified of this liquefaction phenomenon” CARE reports, as aid reaches worst affected.

By CARE Australia October 17, 2018 0 comments

Distribution of aid has begun in the worst affected parts of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi following last month’s 7.5 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami. Humanitarian aid agency CARE reports that while lack of clean water and sanitation facilities are the two biggest problems, they are not the survivors’ greatest…

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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 CARE Australia 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 CARE Australia 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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