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Golden Anniversary for Andamooka

Golden Anniversary for Andamooka

Friday 28th August commemorates a golden anniversary in the South Australian opal mining town of Andamooka. It is 50 years to the day since the Andamooka hospital was opened, a facility built and staffed by the Australian Inland Mission (AIM) and continued to this day under the AIM’s successor, Frontier Services. The opening of Andamooka …

The Big Hearted Little Op Shop

The Big Hearted Little Op Shop

A big shout out to our steadfast supporters on the NSW mid-north coast. In the scenic coastal township of South West Rocks, the Uniting Church Op Shop is a hub of sharing and caring where wonderful pre-loved goods are bought for modest prices, with all proceeds going to good causes. Our Major Gifts Officer, Dan …

Return to the Ridge

Return to the Ridge

Driving nine-and-a-half hours to fix a tractor in forty degree heat is what most of us would call a hard day’s work. But for a group of Sydney mechanics it’s a job they’re happy to do, no questions asked, to help a group of struggling farmers in north-west New South Wales. Volunteer patrol mechanics from …

Wrapped with love in Tennant Creek

Wrapped with love in Tennant Creek

A few weeks ago, we ran a story on our Facebook page about the impressive array of beautifully hand knitted items made by a kind supporter, Mrs Norma Stafford. We packaged them up and sent half to the Snowy River Patrol and the other half to the Tennant Barkly Patrol. We got the following message …

Roy Shave – Retirement Led to Volunteerism

Roy Shave – Retirement Led to Volunteerism

The contributions of volunteers in our communities reflect back at us from a hundred different places – a bush regeneration group, a football club, a sausage sizzle, school canteen, etc… In National Volunteers Week, Frontier Services pays tribute to the indispensable work of the late Roy Shave who died peacefully aged 90 last month at …

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week

This week we celebrate our volunteers, without them we wouldn’t get things done. Our Outback Links volunteers range in age and skills, from our newest recruits – the young apprentices who participated in the Farm Experience to Lightning Ridge in April, to active retirees in their early 70s. From skilled tradespeople to retired professionals, handymen …

Leave a gift in your will

Making a Will is one of the most important decisions you can make in your life. It ensures that your wishes are carried out and that the values you hold most deeply live on through the work of others – such as the work of Frontier Services – after your death. Frontier Services needs to …

Frontier Services Staff Conference

The Frontier Services Staff Conference.  As you may or may not be aware, every five years as many of the Frontier Services staff as possible gather together to celebrate the work that we do. This is a rare but exciting opportunity for us to gather as a national team, to share some of the work …