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2016 Media Releases


The Gift of Knowledge this Christmas
 17 November, 2016
This Christmas ABM offers the chance to give the gift of education to people supported by its partners in Australia and internationally.

ABM's Executive Director receives ACFID Award 31 October, 2016
ABM is very proud to announce that our Executive Director, the Rev’d John Deane has been awarded the ACFID Outstanding Contribution to the Sector Award 2016 by the Board of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID).

Rebuilding Maniaya in Fiji – what happens after a disaster? 10 October, 2016
Seven months after Tropical Cyclone Winston, ABM Executive Director, Rev John Deane, and ABM Programs Director, Dr Julianne Stewart, joined an Anglican Alliance Monitoring visit to tour the rebuilding work being carried out by the Anglican Church in Fiji.

ABM assists those affected by the civil war in Burundi 19 September, 2016
An update on how ABM's Global Rapid Response Fund helped people affected by the civil war in Burundi.

ABM Martyrs Appeal to support people in PNG 17 August, 2016
This year the ABM Martyrs Appeal supports programs in Papua New Guinea. One of these programs is the Anglican adult literacy program in Papua New Guinea which now has over 80 schools

and 2500 students enrolled across eight provinces.

A response to the abuse of children at Don Dale Youth Detention Centre 9 August, 2016
The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Anglican Council (NATSIAC) have asked ABM to pass on its response to the abuse of children at Don Dale Detention Centre in the Northern Territory. 

Anglican Church at forefront of addressing sexual health problems in PNG 8 July, 2016
Meet Josepha Tametalong, the Coordinator of the Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea’s Begaberi Clinic in Port Moresby who began working for the clinic around four years ago.

Economic Empowerment in the Philippines 16 June, 2016
Fancy a healthy snack? If you were in the Philippines, specifically Barangay Nayon in Lamut, Ifugao Province, ABM would highly recommend the Taro chips made by Dolores Bayucca and her colleagues. 

Remote Villages in Myanmar to Benefit from Clean Water 13 May, 2016
ABM has launched its 2016 tax appeal which will directly benefit 774 people in remote villages in Myanmar.

Resources for National Reconciliation Week 13 May, 2016
ABM has free resources available for National Reconciliation Week with the theme, Exploring Exile.

Changing Lives in Ethiopia 13 April, 2016
ABM has supported the Community Library in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia for many years. There are now 1,970 registered users the library which is a resource for local students to study and access the internet.

Building Youth Engagement in Indigenous Communities this Easter 1 March, 2016
ABM’s 2016 Easter Appeal is supporting young people in communities across the top end of Australia.

Supporting Education & Community Development this Lent 11 January, 2016
This Lent ABM is supporting projects in the Philippines and Australia that encourage education and community development.

Lent Resources Inspired by Australian Desert 11 January, 2016
This year ABM’s Lenten resources emerge out of the Australian desert with 40 days of Scripture readings accompanied by images and voices from Australian artists and writers and the long Christian tradition of desert-shaped theology.

 

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