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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

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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Feb 10

Cutting foreign aid programs can only harm us all

By CARE Australia February 10, 2011 1 comment

An inspiring piece by our CEO Julia Newton-Howes, published in The Canberra Times, 10 February 2011  In February 2009, as my plane touched down in Zimbabwe, I learned that Victoria had been devastated by the Black Saturday bushfires. Although Zimbabwe faces massive problems of poverty and hunger, everywhere I went…

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