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25 February 2024
Three ways climate change is changing childhood in Australia
From mental health to education, a new UNICEF report discovers how climate change is impacting children in Australia.
22 February 2024
War in Ukraine: two years on
Stories of hope from children facing an uncertain future.
21 February 2024
In photos: Erica and Jackson Packer’s heartfelt trip to see UNICEF in action
UNICEF Australia Ambassador Erica Packer takes her son, Jackson, to see UNICEF in action at the world’s largest humanitarian warehouse and firsthand in Moldova with children from Ukraine.
15 February 2024
Five things you need to know about what's happening in Sudan
300 days of conflict where children are caught in devastating situations beyond their control
4 February 2024
In photos: What does bravery look like around the world?
Being brave is no easy task. Meet young faces from around the world who show resilience and courage in their homes, communities and daily lives!
18 January 2024
Stories of hope: five incredible things UNICEF delivered for children in 2023
UNICEF is there for every child, before, during and after emergencies – no matter what.
21 December 2023
The most dangerous place in the world to be a child
Growing up should be a time of hope, not horror. But right now, millions of children continue to live in a world hostile to their rights. In Gaza, children are in danger not only from attacks from the sky, but from disease on the ground, and death from hunger and thirst. Nowhere is safe.
17 December 2023
What really happens at COP?
We spoke to UNICEF Australia Young Ambassadors Luke and Peta about how young people are making their voices heard at the world’s largest climate summit.
6 December 2023
Three ways we're taking climate action for children in Australia
Climate change continues to threaten childhoods, all over the world, including our own backyard in Australia. Discover how UNICEF Australia is working to change this.
5 December 2023
The hidden threat of climate change for young girls in Burundi
And how we are tackling multi-dimensional problems in a multi-dimensional way
5 December 2023
A recipe for hope: Adam Liaw reports from Burundi
Australia's favourite cook, television presenter and UNICEF Australia Ambassador, Adam Liaw travels to Burundi, a country in East Africa, to visit projects that are making a difference in the lives of children and young people.
29 November 2023
How a teacher’s disability inspired a school of inclusivity
Access to education is the first step to a brighter future for children living with disability in Papua New Guinea.
25 November 2023
Leading the way for a good cause
How trekking along Aussie hilltops helps kids around the world
15 November 2023
Childhood homes lost in a changing climate
Through no fault of their own, children and their families are being forced to leave the familiarity of their homes in search of food, water, and security.
13 November 2023
Hear from three UNICEF voices on the ground in Gaza
As the conflict in Gaza continues, UNICEF is there for every child, no matter what.
26 October 2023
Teaching the next generation in Laos
Being a teacher is a big responsibility but comes with a lifetime of big smiles.