Help turn income into a beautiful outcome

Give to TEAR's End of Financial Year Appeal by June 30th.


Federal Election 2016

Join us in pre-election prayer vigils, lobbying actions and pledge your support for a more just and compassionate world.

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Federal Budget 2016

We are disappointed by the $224 million cut to Australian aid, but determined not to lose heart. Join us in the lead up to the 2016 election and pledge your support for a more just and compassionate world. 

Lent: Praying together forTomorrow

Prayers and artwork exploring responses to poverty in today’s world.


Lent: Praying together forTomorrow

Prayers and artwork exploring responses to poverty in today’s world.

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Christmas Appeal

Hope is born. This Christmas, give a gift to improve maternal and child health.

Donate now

Living Faithfully in a Changing Climate

How can we respond to issues of global poverty and injustice in a way that demonstrates a love for our global neighbours? Read more

South Asia Flood Relief

The aftermath of monsoon rains and the after effects of cyclone “Komen” have created flooding in several countries in South Asia. TEAR has partners in each of these countries and we are currently responding to requests for support. Donate or read more

Be a Voice for Justice

For four days in October, hundreds of Christians from around Australia will gather in Canberra to raise political awareness of global poverty and be empowered as advocates for the poor. Be a part of it

Nepal Earthquake Response

On Saturday 25 April, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck an area between Nepal's two largest cities of Kathmandu & Pokhara. TEAR is responding. Donate or read more

2015 Easter Appeal

Help nurture new life opportunities for people living in poverty.

Donate or learn more

International Women’s Day

2-8 March 2015. A week of reflection, celebration and action in solidarity with women living in extreme poverty.

Register now or learn more.

We're for Australian Aid

Our world has made great progress against poverty. Together, through Australian Aid, we have played our part in that great story.

Join us in celebrating Australian Aid.

Tell your MP
Enough is Enough!


Visit: Aid Cuts: “Enough is Enough!”

Useful Gifts for Christmas

The original way to buy a goat and other poverty-fighting gifts - from just $5.


Can you ‘live on one planet’ for a week?

Join TEAR's sustainable lifestyle challenge and support communities most affected by the impacts of climate change. More

Be Inspired: In-DEEP 2017

New Delhi, India from 6 January to 24 February 2017. For Christians who want to take their understanding of poverty and development to the next level. Apply now

Speak forTomorrow

TEAR Speakers are available to share an engaging, interactive and biblical presentation addressing the theme of 'courage to imagine'. Read more.

Joel McKerrow’s “Hope for Tomorrow” (video)

Performance poet and Artist Ambassador forTomorrow shares his "Hope forTomorrow." Watch now

End of Financial Year Appeal

Help create long-term change for people living in poverty.

Please give today

forTomorrow launches across Australia

Seek tomorrow. Act today.

Hope Rises Early

Donate to TEAR's 2014 Easter Appeal and help bring a new dawn of life and hope this Easter.

Donate or read more

TEAR National Conference

In scripture we read of a better tomorrow. Join us 27-29 June and be inspired to embrace and work towards a future of justice, hope and peace.

Info & register

They deserve more

The Government breaks its aid commitment; the poor deserve more than empty promises.

Show your support for effective aid:
Sign the pledge & find out more.

Christmas Appeal

Every child deserves an angel at their birth...
Birth attendants are today's angels.

Our 2013 Christmas Appeal is supporting Maternal and Child Health.

TEAR Gathering 2013

4-6 October, Phillip Island, Vic

More info / Register now

Relax, connect and learn.

The Movement to End Poverty

Add your name to the thousands of Australians who support the movement to end extreme poverty.

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You can't fight poverty without breaking a few eggs!

This Easter, consider donating, or give chickens. New cards available.

Find out more

Families of Hope

Focused on the needs of families in poor communities overseas.
Ideal for Australian families wishing to learn more about issues of poverty & injustice.
Find out more

Don't Divert Aid!

The Australian Government is considering cutting overseas aid by $375 million from the foreign aid budget. Take action today.

Christmas Appeal

Peas on Earth
(and beans as well)

God has filled the hungry with good things... Donate or read more


TEAR Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Support Program. Read more.

‘Dhumba’ is a Woi Wurrung word for talk, tell, speak.

TEAR's Useful Gifts
New Catalogue!

  • Choose from goats to community schools
  • Send beautiful printed or electronic cards
  • Every gift helps fight poverty. View gifts.


TEAR Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Support Program

‘Dhumba’ is a Woi Wurrung word for talk, tell, speak.

East Africa Food Crisis

Millions of people in East Africa are on the brink of starvation due to drought, failed harvest, and high food prices. Read more or donate

Connect with our international partners:

Help whole communities out of poverty.

Make a monthly donation

Carbon Fast

A 40 day challenge that enables you to learn, live, give, pray & advocate for justice in a changing climate.

Watch the video, find out more

Activities & Resources

To help you respond to poverty
and injustice.


TEAR Australia seeks to encourage Australian Christians to speak out against injustice and work for political, economic and social change, so that the global poor might have better access to resources, and freedom to exercise their rights.

Explore the issues

Climate Justice

Our poorest neighbours are being hit first and hardest by environmental disasters and the changing climate, despite having contributed the least to the problem. Read more.

Australian Aid

Australian Aid makes an incredible difference in the lives of people across our region, and across the world. Now is a critical time for us to stand up for this life-changing work. Read more.


Good governance works to combat corruption, enable transparency and improve financial integrity. Good governance is essential to alleviating poverty and achieving the MDGs. Read more.

Advocacy Resources

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Hand-written letters are one of the most effective ways to engage your Member of Parliament about any issue you care about. Learn…

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Visiting a politician is one of the most impactful things you can do whilst campaigning for an issue. It carries more weight…

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Why do I need to research? Thorough research is an important component to a successful advocacy campaign. While you may begin a…

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