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Tracking progress on the MDGs

Earlier this month talk on the internet (or at least the small blip of the internet talking about development) was focused on the UN’s 2013 Millennium…

Parke announces ambassador for disability-inclusive development

In one of her first announcements in the role, Minister for International Development Melissa Parke has announced that the government will appoint an Australian Ambassador for Disability-Inclusive…

Ugandans farewell ‘Mama Irene’

An Australian missionary has been farewelled by some 10,000 Ugandans after dedicating 20 years of her life to helping children affected by war. Irene Gleeson, who died…

Minister for International Development speaks at AusAID, heads to Sols

AusAID uploaded a video to its YouTube channel last week of the newly appointed Minister for International Development, Melissa Parke, addressing staff and speaking on…