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Can palm oil ever be a good thing?
19th Jan, 15 | Posted by Vanessa Forrest
Can palm oil ever be a good thing?

You've probably heard that the palm-oil industry is environmentally destructive and destroys the habitat of creatures like orang-utans. But it is also a source of income for families with few other options - so is there a way to find a balance between the two?

How to get the most out of the Boxing Day sales … ethically!
22nd Dec, 14 | Posted by Ruth Dearnley
How to get the most out of the Boxing Day sales … ethically!

Looking forward to getting a bargain at the Boxing Day sales? We've got a few tips to help ensure your purchases are supporting an ethical industry.

How I stopped getting bad Christmas presents and helped end exploitation
26th Nov, 14 | Posted by Ruth Dearnley
How I stopped getting bad Christmas presents and helped end exploitation

World Vision's Public Advocacy Manager Ruth Dearnley shares her top tips for giving - and receiving - ethical gifts this Christmas.

What does ‘ethical shopping’ actually mean?
21st Nov, 14 | Posted by Ruth Dearnley
What does ‘ethical shopping’ actually mean?

'Ethical shopping' could mean many things - World Vision's Ruth Dearnley reflects on what it means to her, and how she puts it into practice.

How governments, Australians and World Vision are working together to end child labour
12th Sep, 14 | Posted by Ruth Dearnley
How governments, Australians and World Vision are working together to end child labour

Yesterday the G20 Employment Minister’s met to discuss the future of economic growth. For the first time ever, they took a strong stand against child labour and vowed to prioritise measures to support under represented and vulnerable groups.

Bringing child labour into focus for everyday Australians
10th Sep, 14 | Posted by Rachel Hoy
Bringing child labour into focus for everyday Australians

The #FreeTo campaign is about bringing the issue of child labour into focus for everyday Australians and the Australian government in the lead up to the G20 summit later this year. Campaigner Rachel Hoy shares her own experience of meeting Lilly, a human trafficking and child labour survivor.