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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.

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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.

Millennium Development Goals

Make poverty history! In the year 2000, all countries agreed to achieve eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that will halve global poverty by 2015. Read more.

Governance

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.

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Featured advocacy resources

Advocacy Guide: How to Write a Letter to your MP Advocacy Guide: How to Write a Letter to your MP

Advocacy Guide: How to Write a Letter to your MP

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

Advocacy Guide: How to Visit your MP Advocacy Guide: How to Visit your MP

Advocacy Guide: How to Visit your MP

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

Advocacy Guide: How to Research an Issue Advocacy Guide: How to Research an Issue

Advocacy Guide: How to Research an Issue

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

Advocacy Guide: How to Create a Petition (Offline) Advocacy Guide: How to Create a Petition (Offline)

Advocacy Guide: How to Create a Petition (Offline)

A petition is basically a request for action. Collecting signatures demonstrates community support for change or public dissatisfaction with a government policy. …

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