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Reverend Tim Costello

Chief Executive Officer of World Vision Australia

Tim Costello is a leading Australian voice on social justice issues, having spearheaded public debates on gambling, urban poverty, homelessness, reconciliation, and substance abuse. As CEO of World Vision Australia, Tim has insisted that the issues surrounding global poverty are on the national agenda. World Vision serves nearly 100 million people around the globe. Tim's many awards include Victorian of the Year (2004), Officer of the Order of Australia (2005), Victorian Australian of the Year (2006), the 2008 Australian Peace Prize and Australian Living Treasure. More...

Integrity is the trait valued highest in today’s world, and the word is derived from integration, which operates at a deeper level of our humanity and unifies our work and play, our public and private lives. Integrity calls for consistent values that underpin all of our lives and allows our true self to be expressed. A life well lived requires such an integrity, if we are to leave behind a legacy from our time on this earth.
“Climate change threatens to undermine so much of our work that we believe it requires urgent attention. We need to treat this not like a GST or a tariff reform but more like a mobilization preparing for war. The globe reacted immediately to the threat of swine flu and that is the level of action we need on climate change.