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Archive for November, 2011

Ron Mallyon; Baulkham Hills, NSW

Ron Mallyon; Baulkham Hills, NSW

REMINISCENCES OF A SON OF THE MANSE AT LONGREACH QLD. 1947—1951  Ron Mallyon My Father, John Mallyon, completed his studies at St. Andrew’s Theological College (‘The Hall’ as it was affectionately called) in 1947. He commenced studies in 1939, but World War II intervened. He completed his studies on his return from the Middle East …

Gwen and Roy Shave; Central Coast, NSW

Gwen and Roy Shave; Central Coast, NSW

“Retired and interested in the work of Frontier Services we volunteered to visit and photograph Frontier Services staff and their work. To tell the story as it were. During two ‘round Australia’ trips, (1985 & 1987) including Tasmania, we visited and photographed every member of the staff at that time ‘ on the job’. Travelling from …

Give a gift to remote Australia this Christmas

Give a gift to remote Australia this Christmas

They do not need a goat or a pig and they definitely have enough cows in the paddock, but you can still give a gift this Christmas that will make a difference to people living in outback Australia. Frontier Services Christmas Gift Cards provide you with an opportunity to buy a gift for someone that …

City retirees swap latte lifestyle for bull dust and dozers

City retirees swap latte lifestyle for bull dust and dozers

When Elaine and Bill Beggs retired this year, they left behind the comforts of their inner city home and found themselves riding quad bikes in the heart of the outback. But this was no touring holiday. The Beggs were there as volunteers with the Frontier Services Outback Links program which supports families living in isolated …

Savannah nurse in top three for regional award

Savannah nurse in top three for regional award

Frontier Services Primary Health Care Nurse Anna Burley is one of three finalists in an award for the unsung heroes of rural and regional Queensland. Ms Burley, from the Savannah Regional Health Service, was nominated for the 2011 Queensland Regional Achievement and Community Awards for her dedication and passion to providing the best primary health …