Outback Links delivers hands-on help to remote families

24 July 2014


OL placement mapOutback Links has matched 13 families with volunteer help since the program relaunched at the beginning of the month, and more assistance is on the way.

With the program back in operation, volunteers are responding with enthusiasm and eagerness to get out and help, while families and individuals have expressed how thankful they are to know they can call on Frontier Services' volunteers.

Outback Links has placed volunteers with 13 families or individuals who needed an extra set of hands to help with everything from urgent household repairs, to assisting with homework to rounding up sheep. 

In more good news, another 200 people have registered to volunteer with Outback Links after hearing about the program through the Frontier Services' partnership with Buy A Bale.

We are very grateful to the volunteers and to the families and individuals in remote Australia who been in touch to share their enthusiasm for the program and their willingness and energy to be involved as Outback Links begins a new era.

Here are some of the things people have said:

"As existing volunteers, we would like to say how happy we are that you are back!"
Greg and Dee Allen, VIC volunteers

"We are very pleased to hear that this awesome program is back up and running. We have been blessed to have Outback Links volunteers here often and have made fabulous friends and achieved many jobs with their help."
Ross and Wendy Groves, Quilpie QLD

"I would like to return to Outback Links as a volunteer. I am looking forward to getting back out on the properties helping or caretaking, I have missed it."
Keith Nutley, QLD volunteer

For more information, or to volunteer go to http://outbacklinks.com.au/