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Keep their spirits high until the rains return

Keep their spirits high until the rains return

We talk with one of our farmers about the worst drought on record. “When you’re around dust and dying stock all the time, depression can hit you hard,” Rhonda told us. “But knowing someone cares makes such a difference.” We believe the rains will come. Until then, we need your help to keep people’s spirits high. Find out more in our latest story…

It’s about showing up and showing people you care

It’s about showing up and showing people you care

Our farmers have endured so much for so long. But what’s getting them through is knowing that other people are there for them. People who care and people who are willing to give them a hand up. We’re so grateful for our incredible Outback Links volunteers who brought helpful hands and hope to farmers in and around Moree (NSW) during a recent trip.

Frontier News – Our August 2019 Edition

Frontier News – Our August 2019 Edition

We’re so grateful for your wonderful support this year, which is forging friendships and lifting spirits in the Outback. In this issue we take you to Bingara (NSW) where farmers Greg and Bethany Stace have their first Outback Links experience. We share the ongoing struggles people in the bush face and demonstrate the growing need for our incredible volunteers and Bush Chaplains.

Standing with remote communities every step of the way

Standing with remote communities every step of the way

Earlier this year, the mining town of Tom Price in our Pilbara Remote Area (WA) was rocked by the mysterious disappearance of one of its beloved members. Our Bush Chaplain, Rev John Dihm brought the community together. He provided practical and pastoral care during one of its darkest times. He was with them every step of the way. This is his story.

Bringing hope and helping hands to the bush this Christmas

Bringing hope and helping hands to the bush this Christmas

“He didn’t know if he would ever see me again” – Just as her eldest son was leaving home for the first time to work interstate, Alison received devastating news. She had breast cancer. Can you imagine how hard it must have been to leave her family behind on the farm so she could have surgery and treatment? Your gift today will bring helping hands and hope to the bush, so farmers like Alison can get respite and be with family during difficult times.

Frontier News – Our November 2018 edition – Out Now!

Frontier News – Our November 2018 edition – Out Now!

Follow our Bush Chaplain, Rev Phill Matthews and our incredible Outback Links volunteers to Carinda, New South Wales as they bring helping hands, hope and mateship to drought-affected farmers. Relive the events leading up to ‘the first flight’ as we reflect on our shared history with the Royal Flying Doctor Service; and journey through time as we look back on the historic opening of the John Flynn Memorial Church.