Kate Wheen


Attitudes to aid: attitudes of the community and parliamentarians to Australian aid

Australian politicians are out of step when it comes to community concerns about aid. Aid/Watch's survey of Federal Parliamentarians and community members on their knowledge and opinions on Australian aid, has found a pronounced polarity between politician's preferences for benefiting the national interest and public...

Fighting poverty or fantasy figures: the reality of Australian aid

Flint Duxfield and Kate Wheen take a microscope to Australia's aid budget and reveal that upwards of a billion dollars in Australia's aid fails to contribute to meaningful poverty reduction in aid recipient countries. Widespread structural flaws in Australia's aid program reveal serious problems in...