SYDNEY (March. 02, 2020)—Habitat for Humanity International announced it is suspending its Global Village volunteer builds at least through May 2 as a proactive measure to minimize the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission among volunteers and in the communities it serves. Habitat is also suspending international travel for its staff. It’s with a heavy heart […]
Our hearts are heavy as our beautiful land, wildlife, homes, and lives have been lost to the catastrophic bushfires. 25 people, and over1 billion animals have lost their lives. 10 million hectares of land, and over 2,000 homes, including whole towns, have been completely destroyed. So much has been lost, but we can all play […]
JK Rowling’s campaign #HelpingNotHelping is a much needed as it shines a light on the dangers of voluntourism. Now more than ever individuals need to do their research and understand the difference between organisations, their impact, and the work they do. It is often difficult for well-intentioned people to differentiate between volunteer work that will […]
On Friday 26th of October, Habitat hosted its Networking Luncheon to showcase our work through our keynote speakers Brian Tasker, National General Manager from Boral Property Group and Paul Mulroney, the Chairman of Habitat for Humanity NSW and QLD. Brian shared his experience of Rock the House during a weeklong volunteering experience building homes with […]
Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Sulawesi, Indonesia who were hit by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake and subsequent tsunami on Sept 28. Waves of up to 6 metres hammered the coastline, causing massive destruction. It is now clear that Habitat’s response to the earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia will be significant. The […]
This July from 16 to 19, 152 volunteers from Grant Thornton will participate in a four-day build in collaboration with 13 households to build new houses in Quang Nam Province.
Habitat for Humanity Australia has entered into an exciting new sponsorship agreement with ANSA Homes to help families in need across the Asia Pacific. For every home ANSA builds, they are donating funds to Habitat for Humanity Australia, to build a home for a family in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Bangladesh. ANSA, which builds throughout South […]
On May 10, Habitat for Humanity Australia celebrated transforming lives through volunteering and beyond at our Gala Dinner at Parliament House, Sydney.
On Thursday, Habitat for Humanity celebrated 30 years of building homes, communities and hope in Australia at our Gala Dinner.
Habitat for Humanity is assessing the damage caused by Super Typhoon Haima that made landfall in northeastern Philippines in the early hours of Thursday morning. Thankfully it was downgraded to category-4, however communities took shelter from the 315km/hr destructive winds and a deluge of rains.