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Bushfire at Mallacoota

Bushfire at Mallacoota

Our Bush Chaplain, Rev. Rowena Harris recounts her days spent on the beach with the Bushfire at Mallacoota where she and 4000 others were cut off from the rest of the world by fire. These are her words. Some folk have peaceful Christmases and joyous New Years. I usually do. But not this time. And …

Responding to a farmer’s bushfire emergency

Responding to a farmer’s bushfire emergency

In July last year, Ken and Joyce Dever started a journey around Australia with their caravan. Little did they know that in a few short months, they would be bringing practical care and much-needed respite when responding to a farmer’s bushfire emergency. So eager were the couple to get started that within a week of …

Bushfire Recovery

Bushfire Recovery

Arnie Wierenga and Jennie Gordon are Chaplains in the Presbytery of Gippsland. Two incredibly kind hearted people who worked to support Frontier Services Bush Chaplain Rowena Harris during the bushfire earlier this year. Arnie and Jennie have been there for our remote communities supporting bushfire recovery at a time when hearts are broken and morale …