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A step outside…
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A step outside…

Discovering what matters most By Dean Clarke Coming out of COVID-19 meant I could step outside. Outside of my safety zone. Outside of my comfort zone. Outside into the unknown. Outside into the new no...

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Hope and acceptance in a new land
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Hope and acceptance in a new land

From southern Iraq to Australia, Aster shares the fulfilment of a childhood dream come true. By Aster Jindou My late father had dreamed about coming to Australia since 1969, when all of his family mov...

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Grateful but grieving
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Grateful but grieving

Danielle Strickland is a Salvation Army member, spiritual leader and communicator based in Canada. By Danielle Strickland The entire world seems to be in some stage of grief right now because of what...

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Exhibition highlights the resilience of domestic abuse survivors
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Exhibition highlights the resilience of domestic abuse survivors

THE strength and resilience of women who have escaped abusive relationships is recognised in a new exhibition at The Salvation Army International Headquarters (IHQ) in London. The display runs from 25...

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Resourcing corps to respond to family violence
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Resourcing corps to respond to family violence

The United Nations General Assembly has designated 25 November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The Salvation Army Policy and Advocacy Team, in conjunction with...

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Churches uniting to make a difference
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Churches uniting to make a difference

When churches in the NSW coastal town of Port Macquarie ‘love-bombed’ a local primary school last year, they didn’t expect such a positive reaction from locals. “People wer...

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Striding out for justice in the Shire
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Striding out for justice in the Shire

More than 160 people took a stroll for justice in Sydney at the weekend, stepping out for The Salvation Army’s annual ‘Big 50 Walk for the Shire’ event. The endurance walk (50km,...

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Standing up for women
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Standing up for women

Gaynor Buffolin is a team leader for a Salvation Army refuge. Photo: Adam Hollingworth My job is high risk. We are the front-line workers. We are the early intervention, crisis workers for women and c...

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Joining forces to help a parched state
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Joining forces to help a parched state

“This farm has been in my family for four generations, but I am not leaving my kids an inheritance, it’s a liability,” one farmer in western Queensland said to a Salvation Army wo...

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Recovery grants bringing relief to bushfire victims
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Recovery grants bringing relief to bushfire victims

The Salvation Army has released details of its latest bushfire recovery grants as it continues to stand alongside those impacted by the devastating 2019-20 bushfires. As at 19 February, The Salvation...

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