Archive for October, 2013

Uralla – Small Community – Big Hearts

Uralla – Small Community – Big Hearts

The Uniting Church congregation in the little town of Uralla, in the New South Wales Northern tablelands, is one of the great supporters of the work of Frontier Services and the support we give to people in remote Australia. Uralla once boasted a population of 12,000 at the height of the gold rush and then …

Frontier Services Representatives meet with Balonne Shire Council

Frontier Services Representatives meet with Balonne Shire Council

A meeting between members of Balonne Shire Council including the Mayor, Cr Donna Stewart and the CEO Peter O’May and Rev Alan White, Interim National Director and Karen Harvey, Queensland Regional Director on Monday 21st October agreed to jointly produce a new application for funding for the Bollon Bush Nursing Centre that will include an approach to the Queensland …

Frontier Services Representatives Meet With Balonne Shire Council

A meeting between members of Balonne Shire Council including theMayor, Cr Donna Stewart and the CEO Peter O’May and Rev Alan White, InterimNational Director and Karen Harvey, Queensland Regional Director on Monday 21stOctober agreed to jointly produce a new application for funding for the BollonBush Nursing Centre that will include an approach to the Queensland …

Bridging the Digital Divide

Bridging the Digital Divide

In times where mobile technology is readily available and we’re constantly on our smart phones to find something out online, it is important for us to appreciate that not everyone in Australia has that luxury.Sadly, for parts of rural and remote Australia, access to technology is slow, poor quality and more expensive. In some areas, …

Melting Pot of Cultures and Cuisines

Melting Pot of Cultures and Cuisines

Cooking and eating food together overcomes many barriers to language and culture. With a huge migrant population, Port Hedland in Western Australia’s Pilbara is a melting pot of cultures and customs with up to 64 different languages spoken in a relatively small town. Irene Dempsey, from Port Hedland Community Migrant Service, says no two days …