Archive for January, 2013

Australia Day honours

After nine years of standing by people in the South Australian outback, Flinders Ranges Council took the opportunity to say thank you to Parkin Patrol Minister Rev John Dihm. John was presented with a Certificate of Recognition for his contribution to the people of the district. The award was presented to John and his wife …

Debbie Richardson joins Frontier Services

Debbie Richardson joins Frontier Services

Being the Co-Coordinator of Outback Links is a unique position. Not only do you need the ability to get along with people from all walks of life and the skills to organise many different groups of people simultaneously, you also have to know how to talk someone though a sticky situation that is potentially happening hundreds …

A celebration of community and culture

A celebration of community and culture

It was an opportunity to come together, celebrate the year and share a meal which featured an array of cuisine and tastes from across the world. The Frontier Services Community Migrant Service hosted a ‘Shared Lunch’ last month bringing together women from the Kalgoorlie community who have been connected to the service. All the women who attended provided …

Preparing young people for the next stage of life

Preparing young people for the next stage of life

For many children living in remote parts of Australia, when they reach high school they leave home to continue their education at a school in a larger regional centre or city. It is a dramatic change for a young person used to the freedom of a large property adjusting to boarding school life a long …