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Red Cross no longer sending AVID volunteers

The Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) program is not just shedding placements and losing 30 percent of its budget—it has now also lost a…

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The 2015 PNG Update

The PNG Update was held on June 18-19 jointly organized by the Australian National University and the University of Papua New Guinea and hosted again…

Weekend links: humanitarian aid, two fearless advocates, Saudi solar power, World Bank critics, and looking beyond growth

Foreign Affairs this week published an article authored by David Miliband and Ravi Gurumurthy – the President/CEO, and Vice-President for Strategy and Innovation, respectively, of the…

Blog technical issues

Update: Most content has now been restored, but we are still working on some images and graphs from the years 2014 and 2015. These should…

Health sector first casualty of Myanmar aid cuts

It is not easy to identify from the Coalition Government’s 2015 budget papers where the brunt of the cuts in Australia’s aid program will be…