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Need for Community

Everyone needs community and a safe and accepting place to belong. If you need help finding and connecting to your local community, we can assist.

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Freedom from a traumatic life
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14 February 2022

Salvos a ‘godsend’ for Nicole  Words Darryl Whitecross  Nicole Collins describes her life now as wonderful. She has a full-time job, her own apartment, regularly volunteers wit...

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Finding a place to call home
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14 February 2022

Where misfits fit in and belong Words Belinda Cassie It might be surprising to hear this, but I don’t often feel like I fit in.  In high school, when all the other girls had NKOTB (New Kid...

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Friendship that refreshes the soul
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14 February 2022

Making the world a more beautiful place Words Jo-anne Brown It was a moment between mask-wearing mandates. I smiled at a woman in the supermarket, and when she smiled back, I was filled with joy! It w...

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Spencer - becoming who I really am
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7 February 2022

Coming out as a transgender man gives Spencer an authentic life. Words Spencer Viney Life began for me in the regional Victorian city of Ballarat. My parents are Salvation Army officers (pastors), so ...

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Taking action towards Reconciliation
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31 January 2022

Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) Project Development Coordinator Lucy Davis (orange shirt) with Salvation Army participants and elders at the Cherbourg Aboriginal Community Settlement in the South Bur...

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Alannah brings Christmas smiles to struggling kids
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16 December 2021

Alannah asked the local community to donate toys for children this Christmas. Her tally quickly reached more than 700.  Words Simone Worthing “I wanted to help kids and make sure they felt...

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Celebrating Christmas South Sudanese style
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16 December 2021

The Salvos play an active part in the Nuer Christian Church, especially at Christmas. Words Simone Worthing The Berwick (Vic.) Salvos, like many others around the country, is home to a large South Sud...

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Where will you be this Christmas?
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16 December 2021

Christmas – the story of a God who chooses to be present Words Anthony Hunt As I recently reflected on Christmas celebrations over the years, what stood out was not the gifts, not the food (whi...

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The benefits of baking 'bark'
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12 December 2021

Sharing a few fun hours in the kitchen to make budget-friendly Christmas treats. Photos Tegan Austin. Words Simone Worthing Majors Cathryn and Mark Williamson are Salvo officers (pastors) and award-wi...

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The messiness of Christmas
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12 December 2021

Photo by Gareth Harper on Unsplash Celebrating the hope of Christmas that includes us all Words Belinda Cassie It is just under a couple of weeks until Christmas. Bah humbug! One of my work colleagues...

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