Archive for July, 2014

The Men’s Issue: August Frontier News Out Now.

The Men’s Issue: August Frontier News Out Now.

Much as we ‘know’ it, statistics prove that there is a great divide between men living in metropolitan Australia, and those who live in remote and very remote Australia.The August edition of Frontier News has just been released and we look at ‘Men’s Issues’. We take a snapshot of men’s health, both physically, and mentally …

Outback Links delivers hands-on help to remote families

Outback Links delivers hands-on help to remote families

Outback Links has matched 13 families with volunteer help since the program relaunched at the beginning of the month, and more assistance is on the way. With the program back in operation, volunteers are responding with enthusiasm and eagerness to get out and help, while families and individuals have expressed how thankful they are to …

One incredible challenge

One incredible challenge

When it comes to setting a personal challenge, Andamooka’s Bronwen West is not the type of person to take things lightly. On 2 August, Bronwen will commence a 20-day hike along the length of Lake Torrens in the heart of South Australia’s outback . Accompanied by her good friend Susie Barr and brother-in-law Oliver Koehn, …

Working Remotely

Working Remotely

Imagine living 18 hours away from your children.For many families in remote Australia, this is a reality, and for Frontier Services’ staff too.Katrina McGregor, Field Coordinator with our Remote Area Families Service was based in Longreach. Katrina’s children were 18 hours away, at boarding school in Alice Springs.Recently Katrina relieved at Mutitjulu Childcare Centre in …