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company, government, university cooperation together

company provide sponsorship, government provide political and economic support, university provide volunteers

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EXPLAIN YOUR IDEA

Company can provide money support on education resources, such as textbook, stationery or desks and chairs, with company's logo or advertisements. And company can provide sponsorship to the students, such as, if some students get all HD marks during study, company can provide job position for them after graduated. Government should provide support on political and economic regulations. For example, implement regulations on refugees' education protection. If some company provide money support on education resources, they can reduce their taxes. University can have volunteer program for refugees' education. Uni can encourage the students in university to do the teaching and tutoring for children. Moreover, they can provide some benefits, such as certification, or recommendation letter for the students who do the volunteer program.

WHO BENEFITS?

refugees who entered into Australia

TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOURSELF

I am a full-time international student

IS THIS AN IDEA THAT YOU OR YOUR ORGANIZATION WOULD LIKE TO TAKE FORWARD?

  • This idea is meant to inspire - I hope someone else takes it on.

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Photo of Judy Wang
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Hi Alice, I looked through your page and all comments. I largely agreed with you in the above area. On the other hand, here is my advise: try to think about Australian society, local communities and also celebrities. For the large society, even though donation is not a fashion way, it is almost the most efficient way to encourage public to make their own contributions. Secondly, the refugee issues are but not only are related to corporations, government, and universities. Local communities can also play roles to improve the education levels of refugees. Lastly, don't forget the charm of celebrities. Although we do not have Angelina Jolie (adopted refugee children), we do have Nicole, Miranda, and Hugh Jackman in Australia. I believe their charm will affect many people, if they are willing to be part of the campaign. At the very end, I agree with OpenIDEO, who stated the importance of pictures. Hope this can offer a bit help.

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Hi Alice, interesting post! Any chance you could find an image to go along with it? Images help grab attention and tell a story with higher impact. You should be able to use the Edit Contribution button on the top of your post and follow the instructions to add images from there. Looking forward to seeing more of your inspiring insights on OpenIDEO

Photo of Jialiang Zhang
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To some extent I agree with this idea. However, I don't think reducing the companies' tax position is a appropriate way. Taxes shift resources from private individuals and businesses to the government and the government provides public goods and services for the community as a whole. Actually, I think any benefits from tax aspect should be considered to give to every individuals in this country. Instead of reducing the companies' tax position, I think give more benefits on advertising for the companies' brand through government TV channel, Government newspaper and anything like that is maybe a better way.
In addition, I think this topic is really a good topic. It is really necessary to give more care on those persons in the unfortunate plight. Because we are all human being.

Photo of David
Team

BTW, the setting up of a scholarship, which could be funded by a related company, is also a great idea.

Photo of Melissa
Team

I totally agree with this idea. The government should encourage companies and individuals to help refugees by providing preferential policies. In order to solve the problem, every one should make a contribution.

Photo of David
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A good view I have never thought of. This could be the first step of "free-uni".