• Poverty among Australians is on the rise; one in six children struggling, says new Australian Council of Social Services report.
  • China is at the bottom of the pack among major donors in making foreign aid information accessible, according to the latest edition of a global index on aid transparency.
  • Interesting podcast on what the Ebola crisis means for long-term development progress in Sierra Leone and Liberia.
  • Oxfam America considers the arguments for and against reducing the number of the UN's new Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Lessons on aid spending from Korea.
  • With horrific violence from ISIS towards aid workers, good reading from Devex on the increasing risks to aid worker security.
  • WATCH: Acceptance speech from Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2014: