Australian aid is worth celebrating.

We stand with the world’s most promising people. Together we’re breaking down the barriers of poverty.

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Australian aid makes a fairer world.

We stand with the world’s most promising people. Together we’re breaking down the barriers of poverty.

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Australian aid is part of who we are.

We stand with the world’s most promising people. Together we’re breaking down the barriers of poverty.

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Australian Aid is one way we help to build a brighter future for us and our neighbours.

Right now, our government is investing the least we ever have in Australian Aid.

That’s why we need to join together and campaign for Australian Aid.

“This nation has really stumbled when it comes to compassion and helping people in other countries who are desperately in need.”
Judith Lucy, Comedian
“Aid isn't just a cause for do-gooders... when people are talking about cutting foreign aid, tell them 'no'.”
Charlie Pickering, TV Personality
“For a long time we’ve defined ourselves as an egalitarian society where everyone has a 'fair go' in life, regardless of whether they were born rich or poor.”
Ita Buttrose, Australian of the Year, 2013
“This is who we are, this is what we do. It's not foreign aid, it's Australian aid.”
Tim Costello, CEO World Vision
“Our children's future should not bear the brunt of our complacency.”
Deborah Mailman, Actor
Jamila is for Australian Aid
“I want to set an example for my son. Who do we want to be as Australians? I think we want to be the kind of country who helps out a friend in need.”
Jamila Rizvi, Editor Mamma Mia Women's Network
“In the health field, foreign aid really works, particularly the precious gift of vaccines. Please support Australia’s aid effort in every way you can!”
Gustav Nossal, Australian of the Year, 2000
“I think Australian aid is something that’s really important for us as a country. It is absolutely important for who we are as a people.”
Adam Liaw, Masterchef Winner, 2010
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“I think what it means to be a 'good neighbour' as a nation is to have a heart of compassion. To express Christian values through generosity.”
Janet Woodlock, National Council of Churches in Australia
“From the business world we appreciate as much as anyone how important it is to have a good and prosperous region. Aid is important.”
Simon McKeon, Australian of the Year, 2011
Lehmo is for Australian Aid
“I know we're good people, with hearts the size of Phar Lap's, now it's up to our Government to reflect what we really want.”
Lehmo, Actor & Comedian
Richard-Flanagan
“If Australia was to match, dollar for dollar, the amount of money it spent dropping bombs on Syria last year with its aid to Syrian humans, it would increase its aid to Syrian humans 10-fold. There is so much more we can do as a country.”
Richard Flanagan, Author
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“Speaking as a business person, Australian aid gives us an entry ticket, it gives us the trust we require in countries to sell our goods.”
David Knox, Business Executive
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“Please Australia stop cutting aid and don't become the least generous in your history at a time when we need you the most.”
Sahar Yassin, Humanitarian Advocacy Lead for Syria in Jordan
“I'm an Australian and I'm proud of what Australian aid has given to our neighbours in terms of uplifting education - taking people out of grinding poverty.”
Ralph Genende, Rabbi
“I want our Government's policies to reflect the very essence of our 'Australian-ness'. I think that's possible and that's why I support the Campaign for Australian Aid.”
Jessica Rudd, Writer
John Thwaites is for Australian Aid
“Aid spending is an investment by Australia in the future of other countries - this isn't about charity; it's about mutual benefit.”
Prof. John Thwaites, Chair of Monash Sustainability Institute

This campaign is backed by Australia's aid & development groups

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