Foreign affairs

Foreign Affairs Death penaltyForeign aidTrans-Pacific Partnership Andrew opposes the death penalty and believes the fact that other countries still think it’s okay to execute people is a shocking abuse of the power of the state, deeply unethical and entirely fruitless...

A statement regarding the Coalition’s cruel aid cuts

The Government’s decision to cut foreign aid is cruel and ill-considered. Foreign aid helps the very poorest people in some of the most disadvantaged countries. Taking money from them is simply unconscionable. It’s also in Australia’s interest to help build capacity...

A statement regarding foreign aid

The decision by Prime Minister Tony Abbott to integrate AusAID back into the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is a thinly veiled attempt to save money at the expense of Australia’s aid programs. Combined with the recent Coalition announcement that $4.5bn will...

Foreign aid cuts bad for everyone

The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, joined RESULTS International Hobart Group Leader, Sarah Brinckman, to condemn the Liberal plan to slash foreign aid spending. “There is every chance that Tony Abbott will be the next Prime Minister of Australia and he...