Australia suspends foreign aid to Palestine

LIAM WIDDICOMBE Australia has suspended World Vision's aid to Palestine after allegations of Gaza's charity head diverting funds to finance Hamas militants. World Vision official Mohammed el Halabi is facing charges of withholding up to $A6 … [Read more...]

Aid workers take a stand on Ebola, time is running out‏

KRYSTAL GORDON Oxfam Australia urges for medical staff to help fight Ebola as the life-threatening virus continues to spread throughout West Africa. Oxfam Australia Executive Helen Szoke said more should be done to contain Ebola. Ms … [Read more...]

Nurses union unimpressed with Federal Government’s Ebola response

BRENT ROW The Queensland Nurses Union have expressed surprise at the nature of the Federal Government's response to the Ebola crisis. Federal Health Minister Peter Dutton announced yesterday a $24 million aid package to fund a 100 bed Ebola … [Read more...]

Federal Government pledges $24 million for Ebola aid

BRENT ROW The Federal Government has announced plans to fund an emergency treatment centre for Ebola patients in the disease-stricken African nation of Sierra Leone. Federal Health Minister Andrew Dutton said the Government would fund a … [Read more...]