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A bit of a lifesaver
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A bit of a lifesaver

Joseph with his first financial counsellor, Jenny, who helped Joseph organise his budget. Removing stigma and shame from financial struggle In Australia, over three million people are living below the...

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The best news you may ever hear
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The best news you may ever hear

Hopes rising for a ‘normal’ Christmas Words Barry Casey It has been a long wait. People have been so patient, believing that things can only get better and that change will come, but the...

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Dit leads by example in the CALD community
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Dit leads by example in the CALD community

Captain Dit Chokeun received his second COVID-19 vaccination last week, leading the way for the South Sudanese and other members of the CALD Community. Overcoming cultural barriers to keep everyone sa...

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Even in the dark places
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Even in the dark places

Keryn is a Salvation Army officer (pastor) in Victoria, working with her husband, Aaron. Photo courtesy Colac Herald. Journeying through depression with God by my side October is National Mental Healt...

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Diya – her financial journey changed her family's destiny
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Diya – her financial journey changed her family's destiny

It all began with asking for ‘a little help’ In Australia, over three million people are living below the poverty line. That’s one in eight people. As we approach Anti-Poverty We...

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Who am I? Who are we?
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Who am I? Who are we?

Looking to God to find a balance in life Words Dean Simpson “Me. We.” These two words are attributed to the great boxer Muhammad Ali, who throughout his career was known for his poetic p...

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Tech threats impact family violence victims
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Tech threats impact family violence victims

Words Wendy Tuohy The Salvation Army has reported a 95 per cent increase in demand for support with technology-based threats in 2020, as more women found that perpetrators were using these means to ex...

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International Day of Older Persons
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International Day of Older Persons

The United Nations International Day of Older Persons takes place on Friday 1 October. It is a day to highlight the important contributions older people make to society and raise awareness about issue...

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Celebrating our older people
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Celebrating our older people

Getting outside for daily walks is an important part of each day for the residents. Highlighting the stories, skills and contributions of the previous generations Words Simone Worthing “Our age...

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Lessons from lockdown: finding a way through
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Lessons from lockdown: finding a way through

As millions of people in Australia face ongoing lockdowns and restrictions, a few Salvos share snippets of some of the issues they’ve struggled with the most and what helps them manage what the...

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