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Movement to End Poverty

Success 91,347 signed the campaign coalition petition!

Ahead of the 2013 Federal Election you joined together with other Australians to show support for doing our part to end extreme poverty.

The Movement to End Poverty. was a joint action of the Make Poverty History and Micah Challenge Coalitions, for all Australians who believe we can end extreme poverty. 

Here’s what you said to our political leaders: 

Since 1990, aid has helped to reduce extreme poverty, including almost halving the number of children around the world who die before their fifth birthday – 14,000 fewer children dying every single day.

Let’s help make poverty history by giving our fair share of aid – just 70 cents in every $100 of Australia’s national income by 2020.

As a step towards contributing our fair share, the Government must keep its promise to increase aid to 50 cents in every $100 dollars of national income by 2016 and the Opposition must match this commitment.

Your action for change

By adding your name to the Movement to End Poverty, your name appeared in the public mosaic image of signatories. You joined a historic social movement of people who support an end to extreme poverty in our lifetime. Together, we can make poverty history!