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Anglican Overseas Aid is committed to inspiring Australians to be more compassionate, involved and responsible global citizens. That means working hard to keep our supporters informed about our work and that of our overseas partners.
It also means promoting, encouraging and facilitating the process of active citizenship by Australians through a whole range of actions, including:
Developing encounters and interactions which contribute to mutual learning and deeper relationships between individuals and communities.
Influencing the Australian Government and other organisations to deliver our vision of a peaceful, just and sustainable world for all.
Anglican Overseas Aid is proud to be a founding member of the Emergency Action Alliance. The Emergency Action Alliance (EAA) is a simple and effective way for Australian donors to help in an international humanitarian emergency. The EAA is made up of 15 Aus...Read more
It is often said that it is darkest just before the dawn. Times have been dark for the whole world over the past two years. COVID-19 has been no respecter of persons, borders or status, and it has upended the lives of millions of people. BIBLE READING ...Read more
In this feature, we once again highlight a church that has been supporting us for many years. Revd. Chris Lancaster, of the Anglican Parish of Altona/Laverton, recently spoke to us about why they have supported AOA for so long. Chris has been at the parish ...Read more
We are constantly grateful for the generosity of our supporters. It is no exaggeration to say that, without them, we simply would not exist. AOA is a conduit between our dedicated supporters and our partners in ministry overseas. Ted and Brenda Mouritz have...Read more
Sadly, the plight of the people of northern Mozambique, in the province of Cabo Delgado continues. Civil and military conflict which commenced in 2017, has continued throughout 2021, resulting in the devastating loss of over 3,000 lives, as well as mass displa...Read more
By the time you read this article, you may well be on holidays somewhere, or at home. Either way, you will most likely be experiencing more freedoms than you have for most of the last two years. This is largely due to the rapid development and uptake of COVID-...Read more
The Anglican Overseas Aid Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Jo Knight will be the next CEO of Anglican Overseas Aid, commencing February 2022. Jo is a Christian leader and Anglican with 20 years of experience and a strong commitment to justice ...Read more
Every year we make sure that our programs are effective and impactful, and one way we do this is to understand our reach in numbers. Although the real difference that your support makes can’t be measured in numbers alone, they do help to illustrate the reach o...Read more
The Board of Directors of Anglican Overseas Aid announces the retirement in February 2022 of the Rev’d Dr Bob Mitchell, after 10 years as its CEO. Bob has led AOA with distinction, capped off by high praise earlier this month with the recommendation that AO...Read more
At Anglican Overseas Aid, we believe that caring for the poor is a central aspect of the Gospel. We have created Bible studies which emphasise God's concern for those living in poverty and injustice. The studies are designed to help both individuals and gro...Read more
Anglican Overseas Aid and 15 other Australian charities joined forces for the first time on Friday 6 August to launch the newly-formed Emergency Action Alliance. In an historic collaborative effort, the humanitarian agencies have united in their campaig...Read more