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Volunteers head to remote William Creek, SA

Volunteers head to remote William Creek, SA

William Creek, on the Oodnadatta Track, is one of the most remote and isolated communities in Australia but is used as a vital community hub for stations in the area. Frontier Services volunteers led by Parkin Sturt patrol minister Paul Glazbrook will spend a week working on repairs to the gymkhana and bronco branding grounds.

Young and old will gather in Cobar to raise spirits

Young and old will gather in Cobar to raise spirits

Stations near the outback town of Cobar NSW will soon be the focus of a diverse group of Frontier Services Outback Links volunteers who will converge on the town in late June. Thirty church and community volunteers will arrive from Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and even South Australia to lend a helping hand for a week.

November Frontier News is out now

November Frontier News is out now

The November 2016 issue of Frontier News looks at the September Outback Links trip to Charleville, Queensland which is in Cunnamulla-Burke & Wills country, where patrol minister Rev Sunil Kadaparambil joined the team for the week. It was a time of many people coming together for a good cause, to help the people of remote ...

The Man on the Twenty Dollar Notes

The Man on the Twenty Dollar Notes

The Man on the Twenty Dollar Notes A review byFrontier Services correspondent and longtime supporter Dorothy Haensel I have just taken a trip down memory lane, as I read Everald Compton’s story of John Flynn.  Everald rightly states that this is not a biography, but nor is it a novel. It is rather a reminiscence …

Outback Links returns to Charleville

Outback Links returns to Charleville

Outback Links is preparing to lead a team of 54 volunteers including Rotarians, RACQ mechanics, Qantas engineers, cabin crew and a 747 captain to south west Qld in September 2016, on a trip to lend their time and skills to farmers. The aim is to raise spirits in the drought-affected community by offering a week of hard work.

104 years in Outback Australia

104 years in Outback Australia

Frontier Services recognises 26 September 1912 as its foundation date. On this day a Presbyterian minister, Rev John Flynn ‘Flynn of the Inland’ was appointed the first superintendent of the AIM (Australian Inland Mission). Flynn was a great humanitarian. He believed outreach to disadvantaged people in remote Australia should be practical and beneficial.