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The power of a helping hand

The power of a helping hand

When our volunteers show up to a farmer’s gate, they display the power of a helping hand. The joy goes both ways. Blokes like Brad welcome us into their homes to help out. In return, our volunteers get to see what country hospitality is all about – morning tea, a friendly chat and some hard, …

A mental health crisis

A mental health crisis

Back to back disasters have slammed our farmers and bush communities, setting off a mental health crisis. The floodgates have opened. As unrelenting disasters have bombarded people in the bush, their daily grind has continued. Add to that the isolation of remote living, personal setbacks, and the struggles of living and working on the land. ...

Helping a family find their feet

Helping a family find their feet

A family finding their feet in the bush We recently partnered with our National Mobility Partner NRMA on a trip out to Western NSW, helping a family find their feet. Brian and Corrie-Lyn count themselves blessed to have found their home, almost an hour’s drive from their nearest town in western NSW. This gratitude comes …

The Journey So Far

The Journey So Far

A message from Frontier Services’ National Director, Jannine Jackson The journey so far has not been easy for any of us in 2022. This is especially true for our friends in rural and remote Australia. They have struggled through the darkness and despair brought upon by natural disasters. This has been compounded by the pangs …

Family ties to Frontier Services

Family ties to Frontier Services

A heartwarming letter unearths family ties A long-term supporter recently revealed their strong family ties to Frontier Services by way of a heartwarming handwritten letter.  All of us at Frontier Services are grateful and delighted to receive correspondence from you. We love hearing about the ways in which our Outback Links volunteers and Bush Chaplains …

Healing Waters in Australia’s Driest Town

Healing Waters in Australia’s Driest Town

Frontier Services Bush Chaplain, Julia Lennon, is on a mission to create healing waters in Australia’s driest town. Seven hundred kilometres south of Alice Springs, Oodnadatta sits in the hot, dry heart of the Australian outback. Here, temperatures regularly rise past the mid thirties and rain is rarely seen. Drinking water is provided by regular …

Will you be the wind beneath their wings?

Will you be the wind beneath their wings?

You have been part of our ministry to people living in the Outback, supporting our Flying Bush Chaplain in the Carpentaria-McKay Remote Area. Thank you! We are hoping to raise $80,000 for the much needed maintenance and AVGAS (aviation fuel) required to fly his plane. Please consider a donation now to give the encouragement and …