Australia’s Foreign Aid Cuts Largest Among Developed Countries In 2014, OECD Figures Show
Australian Associated Press/The Guardian: Australia’s foreign aid cuts among the biggest in developed world
“Australian foreign aid cuts were some of the hardest among developed countries last year, and the world’s poorest are bearing the brunt. But Australia was not alone: OECD figures show 15 member countries reduced foreign aid in 2014 as many grappled with domestic debt. Australia was among the worst, cutting aid by 7.2 percent to 0.27 percent of gross national income (GNI) and dropping from 13th to 14th in OECD rankings…” (4/9).