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Loved back to life

14 November 2018 | 0 Comments

A life derailed by bullying Melissa grew up in a happy home with loving parents, but her typical childhood came to a halt when the bullying began. She started self-harming in an effort to cope with the abuse, then began using drugs and alcohol to num...

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What's it like to be a child in crisis at Christmas?

31 October 2018 | 0 Comments

The story of Shyla and her family experiencing homelessness and finding hope through the help of the Salvos.

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We nearly cancelled Christmas

30 October 2018

Jennie, Rob and their three children live out west. After one of their children was seriously injured they struggled to make ends meet. They...

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Susie's journey to Christ

23 October 2018 | 0 Comments

When Susie Wallace started drinking alcohol at the age of 18, she felt it gave her the confidence she lacked.

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Moneycare the missing piece of the puzzle

15 October 2018 | 0 Comments

Jack Drendel will never forget 30 March 2017, the day when floodwaters inundated his Brisbane home.

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Sydney to Brisbane cyclists raise $100,000 for homelessness

25 September 2018 | 0 Comments

"Everyone needs a place to call home – that is what this ride is all about,” said Paul Maunder, Team Leader at Brisbane Streetl...

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National Op Shop Week 2018

10 September 2018 | 0 Comments

Its time to grab your tote bag because National Op Shop Week is on from 30 September to 6 October!

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Journeying with our farmers, whatever the distance

9 August 2018

While farmers and their communities are facing some of the worst droughts they've ever experienced, Salvo rural chaplains are on the ground,...

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Homeless Person's Week: how Owen was loved back to life

9 August 2018

At the age of just 13, Owen found himself homeless and living on the streets. He quickly became addicted to drugs and alcohol.

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