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Mission and vision

Our mission

The Salvation Army Australia is a Christian movement dedicated to sharing the love of Jesus.  

We share the love of Jesus by: 

  • Caring for people
  • Creating faith pathways
  • Building healthy communities
  • Working for justice 

Our vision

Wherever there is hardship or injustice Salvos will live, love fight alongside others to transform Australia one life at a time, with the love of Jesus.

Our values

Recognising that God is already at work in the world, we value: 

  • Integrity
  • Compassion
  • Respect
  • Diversity
  • Collaboration 

We commit ourselves in prayer and practice to this land of Australia and its people, seeking reconciliation, unity and equity. 

Our mission internationally

The Salvation Army has an international mission statement that sets the identity and direction for every command and centre that the Army operates:

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Want to know more about The Salvation Army internationally?

  • The Salvation Army Red Shield logo
  • Salvos Stores logo
  • Employment Plus logo
  • Aged Care Plus logo
  • Salvos Legal logo

The Salvation Army acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures; and to elders both past and present.

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Gifts of $2 or more to the social work of The Salvation Army in Australia are tax deductible. Details

  • ABNs:
  • 46 891 896 885 (NSW)
  • 22 035 976 360 (QLD)
  • 52 609 689 893 (Overseas Aid)

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