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Latest news and stories from CARE's work in the field

Latest news and stories from CARE's work in the field

May 12

Budget 2015: $1 billion cuts leave Australia’s aid program on life support

By CARE Australia May 12, 2015 1 comment

The latest cuts mean that aid now represents just 25 cents of every $100 of Australia’s national economy. Photo: © Josh Estey/CARE

The $1 billion cut to international aid delivered in the 2015 Federal Budget has left Australia’s international reputation in tatters, and left thousands of families cut off from life-saving programs in Australia’s neighbourhood.

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Dec 15

CARE slams $3.7 billion in further cuts to foreign aid

By CARE Australia December 15, 2014 1 comment

International aid organisation CARE Australia has slammed the Government’s cuts to foreign aid announced by Treasurer Joe Hockey in today’s Mid‐year Economic and Fiscal Outlook, questioning whether the Government is serious about its stated objective for Australian aid to be more effective and well‐planned. Mr Hockey today announced a $3.7…

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