Archive for October, 2011

Penola grandparents lend a hand in the outback

Penola grandparents lend a hand in the outback

Ian and Judy Tregenza, from Penola in South Australia, travelled to an outback cattle station in Queensland earlier this year to lend a hand to a family they had never met. The retirees, who have 14 grandchildren, are volunteers with the Frontier Services program Outback Links which provides support to people living in remote Australia. …

Carers of remote children team up in Townsville

Carers of remote children team up in Townsville

Carers who work with children living in isolated and remote areas of Australia met in Townsville from 19-21 October. Eighteen Frontier Services staff members came together for the workshop, Caring for Children in their Homes and Caring for Ourselves. The participants came from two Frontier Services programs, In-Home Care and the Remote Family Care Service, …

Centenary Merchandise

Own your own piece of Frontier Services’ History! From early 2012 we will have a range of merchandise available, including the greatly anticipated commemorative book. The coffee-table style publication is full of intriguing, stunning and rarely before seen photographs spanning the period 1912 to 2012. Published by Wakefield Press, the book is beautifully put together, with …

Messages from our Key Supporters

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Helping others becomes part of the healing process

Helping others becomes part of the healing process

Making life easier for families living in outback Australia has been a significant and gratifying step in the healing process for breast cancer survivor Irene Lund. Mrs Lund, 60, and her husband Andrew, 61, are volunteers with the Frontier Services program Outback Links which provides support to people who live and work in remote parts …

Cover the Country

Thank you for helping us COVER THE COUNTRY …so that we can continue to go the extra mile for the people of remote Australia. Thank you to everyone who gave generously to our Cover the Country campaign in 2012. As part of our Centenary year, we asked people to give a $20 note to Frontier Services so …