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A life back on track

A life back on track

21 April 2017

Belinda* and her family had recently relocated to Geraldton, Western Australia, when her partner and the father of her children ended their relationship. “I went from being in a financially secure relationship to homeless with no support,...

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The homeless have a life story too

The homeless have a life story too

18 April 2017

"It's long and it's cold … and you have to sleep with one eye open because you don't know who...

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Gaynor's story

Gaynor's story

1 December 2016

My job is high risk. But I know that despite the risks, I need to continue the fight against the app...

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Streets to Stage Recap

18 October 2016

Want to catch up on all the media coverage of our Streets to Stage tour? Check out the links below...

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Eddie McGuire: Not all black and white

Eddie McGuire: Not all black and white

9 September 2016

Salvo Major Brendan Nottle met McGuire in 1999 at the footy. Like McGuire, Major Nottle is a fervent...

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Fundraising tools

13 July 2016

How to fundraise

How to collect cash donations

How to collect cash donations

Print off this form to help you collect cash donations.

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How to ask someone to sponsor you

How to ask someone to sponsor you

Need some inspiration in asking for donations? Try this paragraph

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One week fundraising guide

One week fundraising guide

Your guide to raising $300 in one week

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A journey better shared

A journey better shared

13 July 2016

When Blake first came to The Salvation Armys Oasis Youth Services in Canberra he was just 16. Six ye...

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Couch surfing: the dangerous undercurrents

Couch surfing: the dangerous undercurrents

13 July 2016

Marks home life was pretty good until his mother remarried. I had stepfather issues he says. "It was...

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From 'cool' to freezing

From 'cool' to freezing

13 July 2016

“Waking up one morning in the middle of winter – it was freezing cold and pouring down...

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Challenges of couch surfing

Challenges of couch surfing

13 July 2016

Imagine not knowing where you will sleep tonight. Or what you will have to eat. Will you and your be...

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Maintaining school while surviving homelessness

Maintaining school while surviving homelessness

13 July 2016

“I cannot imagine not knowing where you are going to stay. Not having eaten, not having showe...

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Dealing with the devil of addiction

Dealing with the devil of addiction

13 July 2016

“You walk in here with fear in your eyes and death in your heart and walk out of here with l...

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Home at last

Home at last

13 July 2016

“It really is hard when you are homeless. It feels like your whole life is trashed and scatte...

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About

13 July 2016

What is The Couch Project? The Couch Project is The Salvation Army’s response to youth homel...

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Homelessness

Homelessness

29 March 2016

Homelessness can affect people from all walks of life. Broken marriages, disabilities, domestic viol...

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Homeless rate on the rise in Port Macquarie

Homeless rate on the rise in Port Macquarie

1 September 2015

Known for its beautiful beaches and hinterland, rural villages and charming seaside towns, Port Macq...

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Passion to grow future leaders

Passion to grow future leaders

19 February 2014

“I spent years of my life hiding who I really was because I was so ashamed of my past. I was ...

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