In August we saw the release of the report from the International Panel on Climate Change. It provides the latest information on past warming and future warming projections, showing how and why the climate has changed to date, and including an improved understanding of how humans have influenced the climate.
The First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria — established in an historic first in 2019 as the elected voice for Aboriginal people and communities in future Treaty discussions — has supported the Victorian Government to launch a truth and justice commission.
Susan was born in Perth & grew up in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, followed by boarding school in the UK. After several years of international travel, including a teaching stint in Machakos, Kenya, she returned to Perth in 1982 and has been based in Fremantle for nearly 40 years. Susan is now retired from her […]
Who are you? My name is Phoebe Rahn, I live in Melbourne on Wurundjeri land. In my free time (and not in lockdowns) I like to spend time in nature –bushwalking, camping and being at the beach. I completed a double degree, Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Global Studies and am passionate about […]
Joel Garrett first volunteered at Oxfam in the Supporter Services team in November 2011 and returned in May 2017 to assist the legal team. Who are you? My name is Joel. I in born and raised in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne and still currently living there. Growing up I always enjoyed a balance […]
When the threat of COVID-19 became fully apparent last year, First Peoples health organisations across Australia swung quickly into action to prevent devastating effects in their communities.
Thandi is a postgraduate student at the University of Melbourne and she recently completed her internship virtually with the Oxfam Marketing Communications team in Melbourne.
Finding herself in need of inspiration and direction, proud Palyku woman, Brook O'Donnell signed up for Oxfam's Straight Talk Summit. She returned with that, and so much more.
Lauren Baker volunteers at the Fair Trade Shop in WA, which supports Oxfam Australia by donating all of its profits to the agency. In this article, Lauren explains why she likes volunteering with Oxfam and the impact on her environment her work has.