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Cancel debt to tackle corona virus, say Australian CSOs

Changing Australia, Aid and development

Release Date: 08 Apr 2020

A group of Australian civil society organisations (CSOs) released a statement today calling for the Australian Government to support the cancellation of external debt payments in 2020 for Low Income Countries (LICs) to help them fight the coronavirus. Organisations who signed onto the statement include: Jubilee Australia, Action Aid Australia, Caritas Australia

Proposed New Pacific Infrastructure Initiative is Chasing Mythical Dragons

Changing Australia, Aid and development

Release Date: 29 Mar 2019

Jubilee Australia, Caritas Australia and UNSW released a new report today, Enter the Dragon: Australia, China and the New Pacific Development Agenda, about the proposed new infrastructure fund for the Pacific. The report is strongly critical of the proposed Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific (AIFFP), arguing that the rationale for the scheme has been made on faulty premises,