Rohingya Refugee Response

Right now, renewed tensions in Rakhine State, Myanmar have seen more than 420,000 refugees fleeing their communities and taking refuge in Bangladesh. Read more.

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For more than 40 years, TEAR Australia has been enabling communities around the world to use their own skills and resources to overcome poverty and marginalisation. We partner with grassroots organisations involved with development, relief and advocacy projects which focus on the poorest and most marginalised people and give priority to their rights, interests, needs and capacities. Where your money goes.

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For many, leaving a bequest is a chance to give more than they could during their lifetime, and to express deeply-held values in a lasting way. Learn more.

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Of TEAR Australia’s overall income, 7% covers administrative costs, 5% is spent on fundraising, and 88% is spent on the international and domestic development programs, and empowering people within Australia to respond to poverty and injustice.

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  • TEAR Australia is fully accredited with The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) which manages the Australian Government's overseas aid program, and
  • A signatory to the Australian Council For International Development Code of Conduct.
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TEAR Australia is a registered charity with The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). The ACNC is the independent national regulator of charities.

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