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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.

May Frontier News is now online

May Frontier News is now online

In this issue we look at the many partnerships we rely on to keep doing our work in remote Australia. Partnerships like husband and wife, corporate, community and others are explored. And we mustn’t forget our partnership with you! Register for your free copy or read the pdf here.

From an email to an awards ceremony

From an email to an awards ceremony

It started with an email: “Volunteers wanted to help outback farmers” which George Whisker, National Roads and Motorists’ Association (NRMA) Patrol Team Leader responded to. After volunteering with Outback Links in Lightning Ridge for a week of hard work in high temperatures and meeting farmers who were thrilled with his work, George was hooked. Last …