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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 …

We stand with people in the bush

We stand with people in the bush

In the midst of the chaos and confusion that has characterised the past few years, perhaps there is no other word more synonymous with the times than ‘unprecedented’. The 2019–20 bushfires were first in a series of catastrophes to arrive at our door: widespread floods that unceremoniously replaced the long-standing drought; cyclones that swept away ...

Grill for good

Grill for good

As if Aussies were not going through enough hardships and challenges already, COVID-19 struck again, just as ruthlessly as last time. The impact was felt deep across all walks of life, with the hospitality sector and small businesses hit hardest. Farmers across the country were already crying out for help, reeling under the effects of ...

Celebrating International Volunteer Day

Celebrating International Volunteer Day

Today we celebrate International Volunteer Managers Day. Here at Frontier Services we’re so proud of the difference that our Outback Links volunteers make in the lives of people living and working in remote Australia. But none of that would be possible without our amazing Outback Links team - Michelle and Eloise. They both do a ...

Never a dull moment!

Never a dull moment!

Never a dull moment! Last year we got a call from our farmers Bronwyn and Gordon in a state of panic when they suddenly realised they weren’t going to be able to make their very own son’s wedding. Relying on friends and family wasn’t an option and there was no-one they could think of trustworthy ...

The Children Don’t Expect Much

The Children Don’t Expect Much

I want to share the inspiring story of two of our Outback Links volunteers, Michael and Wendy* who have been travelling around their home state of Queensland to support farming families experiencing isolation.  Their story sharing of the children who don't expect much. They have been a source of hope and encouragement for a number ...

We’re the Forgotten People

We’re the Forgotten People

Farmer Kev is grateful for the support of Frontier Services’ Outback Links volunteers in helping him not feel like the forgotten people. Their company and practical assistance has been a source of hope through a bleak drought that continues to drag on. We visited Kev on the property that he’s owned for almost 40 years. …