Students at Tully State School in Northern Queensland were given ownership over their National Close the Gap Day event, and managed to grab the attention of their entire community.
Just eight billionaires are as wealthy as the poorest half of humanity, showing that the global inequality crisis is more extreme than we had feared. It is clear the current economic system is broken, serving the interests of multinational corporations and the super-rich.
This December Coldplay has invited Oxfam on the road for their five Australian tour dates to raise awareness of the biggest humanitarian crisis in living memory.
Amidst the largest refugee crisis since WW2, Oxfam has partnered with some of the best storytellers in the world to tell some of the most pressing stories.
Having already left everything behind, many displaced families now seek shelter in some of the world's poorest communities that lack access to basic services like water and sanitation.
According to the UN, 2.4 billion people around the world struggling to stay well, keep their children alive and work their way to a better future - all for the want of a toilet.