Archive for October, 2014

Amazing Grace – Stories of faith and friendship from outback Australia

Amazing Grace – Stories of faith and friendship from outback Australia

Acclaimed Australian writer Bill ‘Swampy’ Marsh has published a collection of stories about faith in the outback, including many tales from Frontier Services’ Patrol Ministers, past and present. In his book, Amazing Grace, Bill presents an array of first-hand stories from (and about) priests, pastors, preachers and ministers working in remote and regional Australia. The …

Geoff Bond named Mid North Coast Volunteer of the Year

Geoff Bond named Mid North Coast Volunteer of the Year

To have a stranger come to lend a hand means an awful lot when things are stacked against you. That is what makes Geoff Bond so special and so deserving of the title Mid North Coast Volunteer of the Year. As a volunteer with the Frontier Services program, Outback Links, Geoff travels to remote properties …

Frontier Services appoints new Acting National Director

Frontier Services appoints new Acting National Director

Frontier Services board wishes to advise that the Reverend Scott Kelly has resigned from the position of National Director of Frontier Services as from Friday 10 October 2014. The Board accepts his resignation and wishes to thank Scott for the important contribution he has made to Frontier Services since May. In particular, the Board wishes …

Gone Fishin’

Gone Fishin’

If you live within cooee of the Cape York Patrol of Australia and you have anything to do with Frontier Services, chances are you’ll end up fishing.Rev Ron Watson is Frontier Services Patrol Minister in the Cape York Patrol and an avid fisherman. It’s a region where the fish are bountiful, the crocs are big …