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Easter: a time to show compassion
Easter: a time to show compassion

Easter: a time to show compassion

 |  CBM news, Easter

He was delivered over to death for our sins and was raised to life for our justification. (Romans 4:25) During Easter, we reflect on the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. His ultimate...» Continue reading

Celebration of Elena Down's life
Celebration of Elena Down's life

Celebration of Elena Down's life

 |  CBM news, Down, Elena

Elena Down’s family has invited friends and colleagues to celebrate her life at a memorial service on Friday March 31 at 2pm. The event will be held at St Alfred's Anglican Church, 107...» Continue reading

Remembering Elena Down
Remembering Elena Down

Remembering Elena Down

 |  CBM news, Elena, Down, disability-inclusive development

CBM Australia is deeply saddened to acknowledge the recent passing of our cherished and highly-regarded colleague Elena Down.  Elena passed away suddenly while flying to a workshop in Geneva on...» Continue reading

"I want the entire world to know that this illness is curable!"
"I want the entire world to know that this illness is curable!"

"I want the entire world to know that this illness is curable!"

 |  CBM news

Changing perceptions of mental illness The Honourable Haruna Bawa Mohamed is an ex-local government representative who now works as a farmer in Nigeria. He is very articulate and persuasive –...» Continue reading

“It gives you faith in human kind”
“It gives you faith in human kind”

“It gives you faith in human kind”

 |  CBM news

Whether you call our contact centre to make donations, talk about our programs or hear ways you can actively help empower those living with disabilities, our team loves to hear from you! As Kim...» Continue reading

Hashimi walks again
Hashimi walks again

Hashimi walks again

 |  CBM news

Hashimi was hot to touch, unsettled and irritated by what seemed to be a fever.  Looking down at her son, Aissa knew something was terribly wrong. With her son unable to move his left leg...» Continue reading

Survival Garden
Survival Garden

Survival Garden

 |  CBM news

When her daughter was severely injured after falling from a tree it sent Hadiza into a panic. Already struggling in harsh poverty, her daughter Mamou’s accident placed the small family under...» Continue reading

Its up to us
Its up to us

Its up to us

 |  CBM news

Have your say Right now, the Government is writing a long-term plan (White Paper) for Australia’s foreign policy. This White Paper will guide the way Australia engages with the rest of the...» Continue reading

Hunger crisis
Hunger crisis

Hunger crisis

 |  CBM news

30 million people across West Africa will not get enough food to eat this month, with children and people with disabilities most vulnerable.   But despite the widespread crisis, western media...» Continue reading

CEO in Canberra
CEO in Canberra

CEO in Canberra

 |  CBM news

Advocacy CBM strives to remove the barriers that marginalise people with disabilities in the most disadvantaged societies in the world. In order to advocate for their inclusion in overseas...» Continue reading

One garden grown, many lives changed
One garden grown, many lives changed

One garden grown, many lives changed

 |  ausAID, disability-inclusive development, ivory coast, survival gardens

Mahamoudou had always worked hard to provide for his family but after losing his arm in a robber attack, life became even tougher. Previously he had worked on the Ivory Coast to provide for...» Continue reading

Our Wonderful Volunteers
Our Wonderful Volunteers

Our Wonderful Volunteers

 |  CBM news, volunteers

All the way to the top... CBM Australia’s Volunteer Coordinator Sue Reid (pictured above with volunteer Josie Criddle) started as a volunteer here herself and it’s safe to say that she...» Continue reading

Ministerial visit
Ministerial visit

Ministerial visit

 |  CBM news, disability-inclusive development

CBM Australia and CBM Ethiopia staff were pleased to welcome the Australian Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, to the CURE Hospital in Addis...» Continue reading

The giggles of Harka Maya
The giggles of Harka Maya

The giggles of Harka Maya

 |  CBM news, disability-inclusive development

Harka Maya Magar is a woman of great strength and spirit. Her energy and exuberance shine through the wrinkles covering her 84-year-old face. Harka Maya lives in Kerabari, a village in the hills...» Continue reading

From little things, big things grow...
From little things, big things grow...

From little things, big things grow...

 |  CBM news, disability-inclusive development

Pooja and her Dad Akosh were two of the more than 78 million people in India living in desperate poverty before a special CBM project gave them a lifeline.  Pooja has an intellectual...» Continue reading

Hurricane Matthew
Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew

 |  CBM news, disability-inclusive development

It may not still be headline news, but the people of Haiti and surrounding islands of the Caribbean are still feeling the impact of Hurricane Matthew, which hit on 4 October 2016. In Haiti,...» Continue reading

Ghanaian Recipe
Ghanaian Recipe

Ghanaian Recipe

 |  CBM news, Ghanaian, recipe

This family recipe was lovingly collected from one of our international team members. What better way to share our passion for transforming lives around the world than experiencing some of the local...» Continue reading

Towards a barrier free reality
Towards a barrier free reality

Towards a barrier free reality

 |  advocacy, CBM news, disability, international day disability, international day for people with disabilities, video

Written by CBM Australia Advocacy and Communications Officer, Elle Spring, who recently returned from collecting stories of the lived experiences of people with disabilities in...» Continue reading

Water and Sanitation for All
Water and Sanitation for All

Water and Sanitation for All

 |  CBM news, disability, disability-inclusive development, Inclusive Development, WASH

CBM Australia, through our partnership with DFAT, provided Disability Inclusive Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) training to the Government of Indonesia / World Bank / DFAT WASH program:...» Continue reading

Disability inclusion in disaster risk reduction, response and recovery
Disability inclusion in disaster risk reduction, response and recovery

Disability inclusion in disaster risk reduction, response and recovery

 |  CBM news, disability, disability-inclusive development, disaster risk reduction

Sally Baker, with the Vanuatu Civil Society Disability Network Fifteen percent of the world’s population are people with disability.(1) The United Nations Convention on...» Continue reading

"Have you paid for the ten goats?"
"Have you paid for the ten goats?"

"Have you paid for the ten goats?"

 |  CBM news, disability-inclusive development, discrimination, exclusion, mental illness, west africa

David Brown is a member of the International Programs team at CBM Australia. He has worked in international development and humanitarian programs for more than 20 years. He’s based in...» Continue reading

What would you look forward to seeing first?
What would you look forward to seeing first?

What would you look forward to seeing first?

 |  cataract, CBM news, Miracles Day, Vietnam

Linda Bailey is the Miracles Appeal Coordinator at CBM Australia.  She is currently in Vietnam at a CBM Partner organisation with five radio stations from across the country witnessing the...» Continue reading

I witnessed a Miracle
I witnessed a Miracle

I witnessed a Miracle

 |  cataract, CBM news, Miracles Day, surgery

Lucy Holmes is a breakfast radio announcer with Melbourne’s 89.9 Light FM. Lucy is with CBM Australia in Vietnam to witness first-hand the Miracle Gift of Sight through cataract surgery ahead...» Continue reading

A successful business changing community attitudes
A successful business changing community attitudes

A successful business changing community attitudes

 |  Australian Aid, Cambodia, living with disability

A reflection from CBM Australia Program Officer, Isabella Rigg I am in Phnom Penh, Cambodia visiting CBM Australia’s Australian Aid funded Partner organisation where I am meeting with self...» Continue reading

Challenging Traditional Gender Stereotypes
Challenging Traditional Gender Stereotypes

Challenging Traditional Gender Stereotypes

 |  Community Based Rehabilitation, disabilities in India, Rural vocations for women

Image: CBM Program Officer, Sabene Gomes, visits the family of Ms. Meera in Eastern Uttar Pradesh, India. CBM Program Officer, Sabene Gomes, was recently in India to report on our projects there...» Continue reading

Disability inclusion still a priority
Disability inclusion still a priority

Disability inclusion still a priority

 |  Campaign for Australian Aid, Election 2016

Image: Aid onboard Australian RAAF Hercules (AAP) After a long, eight week campaign and one long, additional week of vote-counting, Australia’s 2016 election has finally drawn to a close....» Continue reading

Reflecting on the lives we changed together
Reflecting on the lives we changed together

Reflecting on the lives we changed together

 |  hearing aids, mobility aids, spectacles

Do you know that, thanks to CBM supporters like you, we helped over seven million people* in desperate need last year?  That’s seven million mothers, fathers and children who now have a...» Continue reading

An inclusive world: CBM Australia's election asks
An inclusive world: CBM Australia's election asks

An inclusive world: CBM Australia's election asks

 |  General Election, Inclusion

Image: People with disability in line to vote at an Emergency Accessible Polling Place in Abellana National High School in Cebu City, Philippines. Photo: The Asia Foundation At CBM Australia, we...» Continue reading

Menstruation is an issue of inclusion
Menstruation is an issue of inclusion

Menstruation is an issue of inclusion

 |  Menstruation is an issue of inclusion

Image: Young deaf woman using sign language with her sister to describe her difficulties accessing Water, Sanitation and Hygiene safely © Chelsea Huggett/WaterAid Australia This blog was...» Continue reading

Leaving no one behind at the first World Humanitarian Summit
Leaving no one behind at the first World Humanitarian Summit

Leaving no one behind at the first World Humanitarian Summit

 |  Leaving no one behind at the first World Humanitarian Summit

Image: World leaders, including Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, at the World Humanitarian Summit Special Session: Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian...» Continue reading

Labor commits to reinstate $224 million cut from aid budget
Labor commits to reinstate $224 million cut from aid budget

Labor commits to reinstate $224 million cut from aid budget

 |  Labor commits to reinstate $224 million cut from aid budget

CBM Australia welcomes the Australian Labor Party’s commitment, if elected, to restoring the $224 million cut from Australian aid in the 2016/17 Budget. This is a significant first step towards...» Continue reading

Australian aid hits all time low
Australian aid hits all time low

Australian aid hits all time low

 |  ausAID, Australian Aid, australian government, CBM news, foreign aid

Despite hopes and prayers to the contrary, last night’s federal Budget continued a recent legacy of disruptive cuts to the Australian aid program. As scheduled, Treasurer Scott Morrison cut...» Continue reading

Australian aid is more than money
Australian aid is more than money

Australian aid is more than money

 |  Australian Aid, Stop The Clock

A few weeks ago, the majority of Australians stopped their clocks and adjusted the time back, marking the end of Daylight Savings. Now, Australians are being encouraged to stop the clock for...» Continue reading

Ecuador Earthquake – latest CBM news
Ecuador Earthquake – latest CBM news

Ecuador Earthquake – latest CBM news

 |  CBM news, Ecuador earthquakes

Latest government figures:  • 353 deaths  • 2658 people injured CBM Regional Office in Latin America, reports that partners’ and staff are all OK, and accounted...» Continue reading

Prayers for those impacted by the recent earthquakes
Prayers for those impacted by the recent earthquakes

Prayers for those impacted by the recent earthquakes

 |  CBM news, Ecuador earthquakes, pray, prayers

Monday 18 April 2016 – 11am Please join us in praying for all those impacted by several recent earthquakes – most particularly in Ecuador. On Saturday 16 April 2016, a 7.8 magnitude...» Continue reading

CBM joins IAPB's 10th General Assembly as a Programme Partner
CBM joins IAPB's 10th General Assembly as a Programme Partner

CBM joins IAPB's 10th General Assembly as a Programme Partner

 |  CBM news, press release

IAPB’s 10th General Assembly, the premier global event discussing public health issues related to blindness and visual impairment, is delighted to announce another Programme Partner –...» Continue reading

CBM Australian film on stage for United Nations Enable Film Festival
CBM Australian film on stage for United Nations Enable Film Festival

CBM Australian film on stage for United Nations Enable Film Festival

 |  CBM news, disability and inclusion, disability-inclusive development, international day for people with disabilities

Image: Mourine from Cameroon who features in the film screened at the United Nations Enable Film Festival © Erin Johnson/CBM Australia The United Nations has selected a short film by CBM...» Continue reading

The lucky country could be willing and able
The lucky country could be willing and able

The lucky country could be willing and able

 |  CBM news, disability and inclusion, disability-inclusive development, international day for people with disabilities

Kirsty Thompson. This opinion piece appeared in The Daily Telegraph on December 3, 2015. I WAS born with clubfoot, a relatively common condition where your feet appear to have been turned inward at...» Continue reading

Congratulations to all the Women of Influence
Congratulations to all the Women of Influence

Congratulations to all the Women of Influence

 |  100 women of influence, CBM news, disability-inclusive development, kirsty thompson

Congratulations to our very own Inclusive Development Director, Dr Kirsty Thompson and the other nominees in The Australian Financial Review and Westpac’s 100 Women of Influence Awards 2015....» Continue reading

Our woman of influence
Our woman of influence

Our woman of influence

 |  CBM news, disability-inclusive development, Inclusive Development, Inclusive Development

CBM Australia’s very own Inclusive Development Director, Dr Kirsty Thompson is one of Australia’s 100 Women of Influence.  On September 24, the Australian Financial Review and...» Continue reading

Miracles Day - 25,000 lives changed!
Miracles Day - 25,000 lives changed!

Miracles Day - 25,000 lives changed!

 |  CBM event, CBM news, Miracles Day

Supporters around Australia came together restore sight to over 25,000 of the world’s poorest people – making this year's Miracles Day was our biggest ever! Together with 24 wonderful...» Continue reading

Nepal Earthquake update - 3 months on
Nepal Earthquake update - 3 months on

Nepal Earthquake update - 3 months on

 |  CBM news, disability inclusion, Inclusive Development, nepal earthquake

On 25 April 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, killing more than 8000 people and destroying more than 600,000 homes. Three months on and with support from CBM donors worldwide,...» Continue reading

Australian Aid Summt
Australian Aid Summt

Australian Aid Summt

 |  ausAID, australian government, CBM news, disability inclusion aid budget, disability-inclusive development, foreign aid

On Tuesday July 7th, CBM Australia presented at the Australian Aid Summit, held by the Campaign for Australian Aid, just outside of Sydney. The two-day summit brought together volunteers,...» Continue reading

Australian Aid - promotion in progress
Australian Aid - promotion in progress

Australian Aid - promotion in progress

 |  aid budget, ausAID, australian government, CBM news, foreign aid, Inclusive Development

On Monday, July 6, CEO of CBM Australia, Jane Edge, spoke at the Australian Aid Forum held by Unshackled, New Hope Baptist’s social justice group and co-badged with the Campaign for Australian...» Continue reading

CBM farewells John Jeffries
CBM farewells John Jeffries

CBM farewells John Jeffries

 |  CBM news, ceo, jane edge, john jeffries

After 33 amazing years as CBM Australia's National Director, it’s time to say farewell to John Jeffries today. Joining in 1982, John was part of the team that worked to establish CBM Australia...» Continue reading

Just before noon on 25 April, 2015, a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal...
Just before noon on 25 April, 2015, a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal...

Just before noon on 25 April, 2015, a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal...

 |  breaking news, death toll, emergency, natural disaster, nepal earthquake, pray, prayers for nepal

13 May 2015, 2:00pm 12pm - Latest update – A second major earthquake with sizable aftershocks has continued to rock Nepal. The epicentre, near Mount Everest Base Camp, has lead to fresh...» Continue reading

Cyclone Pam has left a trail of destruction in its wake through Vanuatu destroying...
Cyclone Pam has left a trail of destruction in its wake through Vanuatu destroying...

Cyclone Pam has left a trail of destruction in its wake through Vanuatu destroying...

 |  cyclone pam, prayer

Cyclone Pam has left a trail of destruction in its wake through Vanuatu destroying key infrastructure, leaving thousands homeless and killing men, women and children. Winds of up to 320 kilometres an...» Continue reading

CBM at Surrender:15 conference
CBM at Surrender:15 conference

CBM at Surrender:15 conference

 |  CBM news

CBM is again privileged to partner with Surrender:15 this year, highlighting our shared vision to help end the cycle of poverty and disability, and promote inclusive church communities through...» Continue reading

Save Australian Aid
Save Australian Aid

Save Australian Aid

 |  aid budget, aid cuts, announcement, DFAT, disability, foreign aid cuts, Government

The Federal Treasurer on 15 December announced a third cut to the Australian Aid program which will have a devastating effect for many of the world's poorest people who now won't get the help they...» Continue reading

Ongoing efforts to treat people infected with Ebola in West Africa are slowly working, with fatality rates...
Ongoing efforts to treat people infected with Ebola in West Africa are slowly working, with fatality rates...

Ongoing efforts to treat people infected with Ebola in West Africa are slowly working, with fatality rates...

 |  ebola, deaths

Ongoing efforts to treat people infected with Ebola in West Africa are slowly working, with fatality rates now under 40 per cent. Since the outbreak began, around 15,000 people have been...» Continue reading

CBM Australia is shocked and saddened by the unexpected death of writer, comedienne...
CBM Australia is shocked and saddened by the unexpected death of writer, comedienne...

CBM Australia is shocked and saddened by the unexpected death of writer, comedienne...

 |  disability advocate, stella young

Vale Stella Young. CBM Australia is shocked and saddened by the unexpected death of writer, comedienne and disability advocate Stella Young, who has passed away aged 32. Stella Young was a...» Continue reading

New CBM report highlights NGO disability inclusion practices...
New CBM report highlights NGO disability inclusion practices...

New CBM report highlights NGO disability inclusion practices...

 |  NGO, research report, disability inclusion

A new research report has provided great insight into the Australian Non-Government Organisation (NGO) experiences of disability inclusion. The report, completed together with assistance from...» Continue reading

This International Day of People with Disability hear from people with disability share...
This International Day of People with Disability hear from people with disability share...

This International Day of People with Disability hear from people with disability share...

 |  discrimination, exclusion, idpwd, make your attitude count

This International Day of People with Disability hear from people with disability share their personal experiences of exclusion and discrimination. People with disabilities tell us all the time...» Continue reading

CBM Australia has launched a video “Make Your Attitude Count” to address...
CBM Australia has launched a video “Make Your Attitude Count” to address...

CBM Australia has launched a video “Make Your Attitude Count” to address...

 |  ADDC, idpwd, press release, video

November 27th 2014, Box Hill CBM Australia, an international development agency that focuses on disability inclusive development, has launched a video “Make Your Attitude Count” to...» Continue reading

Ebola crisis slowing – but not over. The battle to contain the Ebola outbreak is far from won...
Ebola crisis slowing – but not over. The battle to contain the Ebola outbreak is far from won...

Ebola crisis slowing – but not over. The battle to contain the Ebola outbreak is far from won...

 |  ebola, outbreak, who, liberia, west africa, epidemic

The battle to contain the Ebola outbreak is far from won, despite signs the spread of the disease is slowing. The World Health Organisation (WHO) remains cautious as reports from Liberia –...» Continue reading

'We Are CBM' video launched
'We Are CBM' video launched

'We Are CBM' video launched

 |  disability, disability-inclusive development, Inclusive Development

Our latest video is here! We Are CBM shows how we, together with our incredible supporters, have been transforming lives and entire communities for over 100 years. Watch the video and see how our...» Continue reading

Ebola outbreak prayers
Ebola outbreak prayers

Ebola outbreak prayers

 |  announcement, CBM news, disability, emergency

As the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa continues, we ask for your prayers. Over 700 people have died since the outbreak began, and thousands more are infected. Tragically, children and...» Continue reading

Prayers for peace in Gaza
Prayers for peace in Gaza

Prayers for peace in Gaza

 |  disability, foreign aid, Inclusive Development, emergency, conflict, Gaza

Heavy shelling and ongoing conflict in the Gaza strip has so far killed thousands of innocent men, women and children and left many thousands more displaced.  In times of conflict, people...» Continue reading

A new report commissioned by CBM shows for the first time...
A new report commissioned by CBM shows for the first time...

A new report commissioned by CBM shows for the first time...

 |  cost of exclusion, disability, Inclusive Development, report

A new report commissioned by CBM in partnership with the International Centre for Evidence in Disability shows for the first time the economic cost of excluding people with disability – not...» Continue reading

CBM Australia staff members Rachel Wallbridge and Stevie Wills joined over 200 Australians in Canberra...
CBM Australia staff members Rachel Wallbridge and Stevie Wills joined over 200 Australians in Canberra...

CBM Australia staff members Rachel Wallbridge and Stevie Wills joined over 200 Australians in Canberra...

 |  voices for justice, canberra

CBM Australia staff members Rachel Wallbridge and Stevie Wills joined over 200 Australians in Canberra from 21-24 June for the Voices for Justice event coordinated by Micah Challenge. Together...» Continue reading

Australia's new aid paradigm
Australia's new aid paradigm

Australia's new aid paradigm

 |  aid, aid budget, announcement, australian government, CBM news, foreign aid, foreign minister, Government, Julie Bishop

CBM welcomes the Federal Government’s focus on reducing poverty and Australia's continued commitment to including people with disability. On 18th June the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie...» Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE: CBM Aus welcomes World Health Assembly’s adoption...
MEDIA RELEASE: CBM Aus welcomes World Health Assembly’s adoption...

MEDIA RELEASE: CBM Aus welcomes World Health Assembly’s adoption...

 |  action plan, geneva, global disability plan, Millennium Development Goals, WHA, who, world health assembly

CBM Australia welcomes the recent adoption of the Global Disability Action Plan 2014 - 2021: Better Health for all Persons with Disabilities by the World Health Assembly of the World Health...» Continue reading

Budget brings disappointment for...
Budget brings disappointment for...

Budget brings disappointment for...

 |  ACIFD, aid, budget, foreign aid

CBM Australia is disappointed that the governments first budget, handed down on Tuesday, has not delivered on its promise to increase international aid funding in line with inflation. The budget has...» Continue reading

Disability commitments needed in foreign aid
Disability commitments needed in foreign aid

Disability commitments needed in foreign aid

 |  aid budget, aid cuts, australian government, CBM news, foreign aid

CBM Australia supports Australia’s peak body for international aid calling on the Federal Government to make a stronger commitment to disability in Australia’s foreign aid program. The...» Continue reading

OAM awards for CBM staff
OAM awards for CBM staff

OAM awards for CBM staff

 |  2014, australian government, award, CBM news, Government, OAM

CBM’s National Director, John Jeffries  and Strategic Programme Director, David Lewis have been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for services to people with a disability...» Continue reading

Cutting foreign aid is a step backwards...
Cutting foreign aid is a step backwards...

Cutting foreign aid is a step backwards...

 |  aid cuts, announcement, foreign aid cuts

CBM Australia is deeply concerned by the Government’s confirmed statement that it has cut a staggering $625 million from this year’s foreign aid budget, effective immediately. These cuts...» Continue reading

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Wishing all of our wonderful supporters a blessed 2014.
HAPPY NEW YEAR! Wishing all of our wonderful supporters a blessed 2014.

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Wishing all of our wonderful supporters a blessed 2014.

 |  happy new year, 2014

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Wishing all of our wonderful supporters a blessed 2014. We pray that together we can do more to restore life in the poorest places.» Continue reading

MERRY CHRISTMAS! Thank you to everyone this year who's helped transform lives...
MERRY CHRISTMAS! Thank you to everyone this year who's helped transform lives...

MERRY CHRISTMAS! Thank you to everyone this year who's helped transform lives...

 |  christmas, corsu christmas, merry christmas

Thank you to everyone this year who's helped transform lives in the poorest places! Our life-changing work wouldn't be possible without you. From the entire CBM Australia family, we wish you a safe...» Continue reading

New Disability Inclusive Development strategy
New Disability Inclusive Development strategy

New Disability Inclusive Development strategy

 |  aid budget, DFAT, disability, disability-inclusive development, Government, Inclusive Development

PRESS RELEASE: A new Australian government strategy will make sure Australia continues to lead the way in global disability development beyond 2015. The announcement of a new strategy was made on...» Continue reading

Happy International Day of ..
Happy International Day of ..

Happy International Day of ..

 |  end the cycle, idpwd, new video, international day disability

Today is International Day of People with Disability (IDPWD). To celebrate, we’re sharing this fantastic new video from our friends at End the Cycle! IDPWD aims to promote an understanding...» Continue reading

“Leave No-one Behind”..
“Leave No-one Behind”..

“Leave No-one Behind”..

 |  ACFID, disability inclusion aid budget, foreign minister, Julie Bishop, millenium development goals

PRESS RELEASE: Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID), Australia’s peak council for humanitarian and...» Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: AUSTRALIA’S FOREIGN AID..
PRESS RELEASE: AUSTRALIA’S FOREIGN AID..

PRESS RELEASE: AUSTRALIA’S FOREIGN AID..

 |  ausAID, australian government, foreign aid

Australia’s foreign aid must continue to reduce poverty among the world’s poorest people. Following yesterday’s announcement that AusAID will be integrated into the Department of...» Continue reading

New disability findings..
New disability findings..

New disability findings..

 |  australian church, disability and inclusion, national church life, NCLS, survey

The National Church Life Survey has revealed how the underrepresentation of people with disabilities in churches can impact the wider community. The NCLS was initially conducted in 2011 and included...» Continue reading

Disability-inclusive development ambassador
Disability-inclusive development ambassador

Disability-inclusive development ambassador

 |  ambassador, ausAID, disability-inclusive development

CBM is thrilled with today’s announcement that Australia will have an ambassador for disability-inclusive development! This is wonderful news – the new ambassador will advocate for...» Continue reading

From Little things...
From Little things...

From Little things...

 |  CBM news

What an amazing story! CBM supporters Dave and Bev Vincent collected and donated enough 5c coins to restore sight to 670 of the world’s poorest people. Ten years ago while working at...» Continue reading

Update from the field – Namaara’s Joy
Update from the field – Namaara’s Joy

Update from the field – Namaara’s Joy

 |  CBM news

A few months ago, we shared the story of Namaara – a little girl who was abandoned after birth when her mother died, and left at the doorstep of CBM’s partner hospital because she...» Continue reading

River of Life Conference
River of Life Conference

River of Life Conference

 |  CBM news

Join CBM at the River of Life conference Come and join with CBM as we take part in this year’s River of Life Conference in Melbourne. The conference is on May 9 and 10, and includes special...» Continue reading

International Women's Day
International Women's Day

International Women's Day

 |  CBM news

Friday 8th March is International Women's Day. It’s an important day to recognise the achievements and contribution of women, as well as highlighting the issues of rights and equality...» Continue reading

Weekly Walk with CBM
Weekly Walk with CBM

Weekly Walk with CBM

 |  CBM news

CBM is introducing our new resource, Weekly Walk with CBM. 'Weekly Walk with CBM' is a prayer diary specifically designed for churches. It's a great way to pray for the poorest of the poor...» Continue reading

Typhoon Bopha strikes Philippines
Typhoon Bopha strikes Philippines

Typhoon Bopha strikes Philippines

 |  CBM news

Category 5 typhoon - up to 62 million people affected. A severe typhoon has struck the Philippines. CBM’s Emergency Response Unit Senior Manager Valerie Scherrer is on the ground in the...» Continue reading

International Day of People with Disability
International Day of People with Disability

International Day of People with Disability

 |  CBM news

Today is the International Day of People with Disability (IDPWD), and at CBM we’re celebrating! December 3 each year is a day that seeks to raise awareness of the benefits of including people...» Continue reading