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What can I do for you?
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What can I do for you?

Giving vulnerable people the opportunity to be heard Words Star Conliff Have you ever walked past a person begging for money on the footpath and wondered how they got into that situation? Maybe, like...

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It's a bird's life
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It's a bird's life

Photo Matthew Willimott on Unsplash  Lessons from our feathered friends in working through our weariness Words Belinda Davis I seem to have a growing fascination with birds. Over the past few yea...

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Art reflects Tanita's love of Country
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Art reflects Tanita's love of Country

Tanita (pictured above) combines her love of art and the meaning it brings with her role in mentoring young people through the Salvos. NAIDOC Week (4-11 July) highlights Indigenous identity and cultur...

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Harry paints a new picture for his life
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Harry paints a new picture for his life

Words Jessica Morris When you meet 19-year-old Harry Taylor, you are struck by the untapped potential that lies just below the surface. An artist, mentor and up-and-coming tradie, the Banjima and Yind...

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The fundamental need to feel safe
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The fundamental need to feel safe

Photo courtesy Tyler-Lastovich on Unsplash Thriving on a sense of inner safety, despite the challenges we face. Words Janine Donaldson By now, some of you, depending on your age, employment or persona...

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Offering people hope is our mission
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Offering people hope is our mission

Captain Brad Whittle (pictured above), a Salvation Army officer (pastor), shares about his role as the manager of The Salvation Army Townsville Recovery Services Centre. The Townsville Recovery Servic...

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Finding light in the darkest of days
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Finding light in the darkest of days

Missy (above) continues to check in with the START community for support and friendships. Words Missy Caddell I grew up in Melbourne as the eldest of five children and moved to the country when I was...

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A place where lives are changed
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A place where lives are changed

Group discussions are a regular part of the START Community program. Day rehab program equips people on their journey to recovery Words Simone Worthing Freedom from problematic drug and alcohol depend...

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A new place to belong
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A new place to belong

Jonathan, right, with his mother and brother, have built a new life in Australia. Jonathan shares his journey from a refugee camp in Sierra Leone to helping the homeless on the streets of Sydney Words...

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Finding freedom through forgiveness
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Finding freedom through forgiveness

Ildephonse, left, prays during church with Edward Conteh, assistant officer (pastor) at Auburn Salvos. Refugee Week (14-20 June), with the theme of unity, aims to raise awareness of the issues affecti...

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