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You are not alone – we are here to care

You are not alone – we are here to care

As part of this year’s National Reconciliation Week we’ve been speaking with members of the Frontier Services family, who work within Indigenous communities across Australia, about what reconciliation means for them. Today, we catch up with Pastor Julia Lennon, who we were extremely proud to induct as our first ever female Aboriginal Bush Chaplain late last year.

Our Annual Report for 2018-19

Our Annual Report for 2018-19

In our 2018-19 Annual Report, we celebrate our incredible Bush Chaplains and Outback Links volunteers as they bring helping hands and hope to more people in remote Australia. We reflect on our collaborations with our corporate partners, and thank our loyal supporters who have made a tremendous difference to the lives of people in the Outback.

Frontier News – Our November 2019 Edition

Frontier News – Our November 2019 Edition

Journey with us to the remote communities of Birdsville (QLD) and Tottenham (NSW) as our incredible Bush Chaplains and volunteers show up at the gate to show people in remote Australia that there are people who care. Meet Pastor Cain Hartigan and learn how a chat over a cuppa can save a life! Hear what our farmers had to say about the helping hands and hope our volunteers brought them.

How you can make a real difference

How you can make a real difference

We believe people in remote Australia deserve access to help and support when they need it most. Watch our latest video to hear from our Aussie farmers, and find out how you can make a real difference to the lives of people doing it tough in the bush. Donate, volunteer or host a Great Outback BBQ.

Walking on Country for shared healing

Walking on Country for shared healing

“We all need to listen, learn, respect and nurture. We all have a place here and we all have a critical role to play in encouraging others to take an active part in making the future different from our past.” During NAIDOC Week 2019 our National Programs Manager, Michelle McLeod shares her experience of Walk on Country at Uluru.

Frontier Services 2019 Budget Response

Frontier Services 2019 Budget Response

As an agency of the Uniting Church in Australia, Frontier Services is in full support of the 2019 Budget response statement released by President Deirdre Palmer. Frontier Services’ National Director Jannine Jackson welcomed extra funding of $5.5m over four years for mental health services for people in Tasmania, Victoria and Queensland who had been affected by natural disasters…

Relief Appeal

Relief Appeal

Many of you will have seen in the media just how much people in Remote Australia are struggling. The country is experiencing the most severe weather conditions we’ve seen in a very long time. Even as an organisation that specialises in providing support and care for Remote Australians, the images and stories being shared have been incredibly confronting. These extreme weather events are going to forever change whole communities.

Google searches for mental health up 64% in past week

Google searches for mental health up 64% in past week

National Director, Jannine Jackson was “saddened” by the latest statistic released that online searches on mental health had grown by 64% in the last week alone. As the lights fade from the passing of Christmas, January usually becomes a time where we take stock of our lives and think about resolutions for the year to come. “I am aware of the effects Mental Health issues have on families and the communities in which we live”, “sometimes this can be a life long struggle, but for others it can just be a period of time.”