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05 Dec 2016

Commencement of Case Study 49

The Salvation Army will appear at a public hearing before the Royal Commission into Institutional Child Sexual Abuse which will commence on 5 December... Read more

30 Nov 2016

Salvation Army Announces National Position On Safe Schools

The Salvation Army announces its National position on the Safe Schools initiative.... Read more

04 Nov 2016

Media Statement Opposing Migration Act 1958 Amendments

The Salvation Army strongly opposes the Australian Government’s recent proposal to amend the Migration Act 1958.... Read more

14 Oct 2016

Don’t Punish The Poor

The Salvation Army makes a national submission to the Australian senate, opposing plans to cut benefits to hundreds of thousands of Australians living... Read more

10 Oct 2016

The Salvation Army in Haiti Begins Food Distribution

The Salvation Army in Haiti is providing food and support to people who have been forced from their homes by Hurricane Matthew... Read more

07 Oct 2016

The Salvation Army responds to damage caused by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

Donate to The Salvation Army's emergency relief efforts to help those affected by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti ... Read more

30 Sep 2016

Funeral Notice - Major Geoff Freind

A celebration for the life of Major Geoff Freind will be held on Tuesday 4th October at 1pm at Woodvale Baptist Church... Read more

29 Sep 2016

Donate in Memory of Major Geoff Freind

Donate in memory of Major Geoff Freind, all funds will go to the running of the Morley Youth Program in Western Australia. ... Read more

22 Sep 2016

Tribute to Major Geoff Freind

Geoff had a real heart and passion to support The Salvation Army’s work and those in need both in developing countries and here... Read more

22 Sep 2016

Media Statement: Major Geoffrey Freind

It is with a deep sense of sadness that The Salvation Army confirms the passing of Major Geoff Freind or in Salvation Army terms, 'Promoted to Glory'.... Read more

12 Sep 2016

Foster Care Week

This Foster Care Week we thank our incredible team of The Salvation Army volunteer foster carers who provide support to children in need... Read more

12 Sep 2016

Eddie McGuire & Magpie Nest

McGuire talks about his ongoing friendship with Salvation Army officer Major Brendan Nottle and Magpie Nest in ABC's documentary series, Compass... Read more

18 Aug 2016

Sleep On Your Couch

The Couch Project is The Salvation Army’s response to youth homelessness and we’re asking you to spend a night on your couch and raise money for the S... Read more

09 Aug 2016

'Hidden Others' Short Film Competition

The Salvation Army 'Hidden Others' film competition gives students the chance to create a short film highlighting the hidden causes of homelessness... Read more

11 Aug 2016

Unveiling of Memorial Plaque & Memorial Service to Commemorate the Lives Lost in Australia's Deadliest Building Fire

Memorial plaque and memorial service to commemorate the lives lost in Australia's deadliest building fire... Read more

04 Aug 2016

Myer Launches The Give Registry

Myer announces the launch of its national community giving program, the Give Registry, to support women and families affected by family violence... Read more

29 Jul 2016

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children in Detention

The Salvation Army is deeply concerned by the ABC's Four Corners report which highlights the treatment and living conditions of children in juvenile d... Read more

16 Jul 2016

International: Calls for Prayer After France Terror Attack

General André Cox has called for prayers for the people of France and President Hollande in the wake of the terror attack in Nice... Read more

06 Jul 2016

Joint OpEd- Advocacy Campaign

The Salvation Army united with other charities to call for national action and political commitment to support the homeless... Read more

06 Jul 2016

Sleeping Out For The Salvos 2016

Seventh annual Sleeping Out for the Salvos is on Thursday 4th August at the Hotel Grand Chancellor forecourt... Read more

05 Jul 2016

International: Revive July-September Edition Released

Revive is an international women's ministry magazine. This edition provides insight to The Salvation Army's anti-human trafficking ministry.... Read more

22 Jun 2016

The Salvos Encourage Australians to Dig Deep

With only a few weeks to go before the end of the financial year pleases consider donating to help Australians in need... Read more

21 Jun 2016

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No it's Souperman!

Be A Souperhero is your chance to help make a difference in the lives of struggling citizens.... Read more

15 Jun 2016

$45,000 kick starts Tasmanian Flood Appeal

The Salvation Army and Bendigo Bank have joined forces to launch the Tasmanian Flood Appeal.... Read more

15 Jun 2016

The Tasmanian Government’s Affordable Housing Strategy

Minister for Human Services announced that more than 120 new homes will be delivered for Tasmanian families.... Read more

09 Jun 2016

Salvation Army responds to flooding in Tasmania

The Salvation Army has begun providing assistance across Tasmania after recent flooding... Read more

09 Jun 2016

The Salvation Army's response to concerns about recent marketing material

The Salvation Army acknowledges that some members of the community are distressed by a recent story that was shared about a young 17 year old boy.... Read more

30 May 2016

Our History, Our Story, Our Future

Salvos celebrate National Reconciliation Week... Read more

30 May 2016

2016 Red Shield Doorknock Results

The Salvation Army has sent a big thank you to the Australian public for their generosity after $4,753,750 was raised around the country... Read more

25 May 2016

Economic and Social Impact Survey 2016

National survey reveals full scale of hardship with some families living off less than $16 a day... Read more

24 May 2016

Homeless charities call for targets to halve homelessness by 2025

Homelessness service providers call on political parties to make reducing homelessness a priority.... Read more

18 May 2016

International: Salvation Army campaign wins Webby Award

A Salvation Army campaign has been honoured with a Webby People’s Voice Award.... Read more

10 May 2016

Thank you to our 35,000 volunteers

It’s National Volunteer Week and The Salvation Army is saying a big ‘thank you’ to 35,000 volunteers.... Read more

04 May 2016

Federal Budget Offers Little Hope For Struggling Australians

Whilst welcoming investments in employment, The Salvation Army says Australia’s vulnerable will miss out.... Read more

28 Apr 2016

International: Response to Ecuador earthquake

Support efforts continue for those affected by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake.... Read more

28 Apr 2016

World First Study: The Cost of Youth Homelessness

The study attempts to understand the impacts of youth homelessness in terms of economic costs.... Read more

08 Apr 2016

International: Thousands seek refuge in Congo Salvation Army centres

Gun battles on the streets of Brazzaville have forced residents to flee their homes to find emergency shelter.... Read more

30 Mar 2016

Salvation Army Responds to Royal Commission into Family Violence

The Salvation Army welcomes the final report of the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence.... Read more

24 Mar 2016

International: Calls for Prayer After Brussels Attacks

General André Cox has called for prayers for the unfolding situation in Brussels, Belgium.... Read more

21 Mar 2016

New drug and alcohol rehab opens in Tasmania

A new residential rehab service to tackle severe drug addictions has been opened in Tasmania.... Read more

17 Mar 2016

Sharing the mystery of grace

An Easter message from Commissioner Floyd Tidd... Read more

10 Mar 2016

Easter Message from General Cox

General André Cox brings the message of the resurrection in a special message for Easter 2016... Read more

04 Mar 2016

ACNC Here To Stay

The Salvation Army welcomes today's announcement that the Government supports the continuation of the ACNC.... Read more

01 Mar 2016

Salvation Army appoints National Commander

The Salvation Army today announced the appointment of Commissioner Floyd Tidd as its inaugural National Commander in Australia.... Read more

11 Feb 2016

Focusing the lens on youth homelessness

The “Hidden Others” film competition is running again in 2016... Read more

09 Feb 2016

Salvos provide support to families seeking asylum

The Salvation Army are providing support for 265 people seeking asylum.... Read more

08 Feb 2016

International: The Salvation Army Taiwan responds to earthquake

The Salvation Army is supporting people affected by the 6.4 magnitude earthquake ... Read more

02 Feb 2016

Victoria State Budget Submission 2016 - 2017

Leveling the playing field: The Salvation Army's submission to the Victoria State Budget.... Read more

29 Jan 2016

Salvation Army Responds to Bushfires in Western Australia

Salvation Army transitions into new phase of recovery... Read more

21 Jan 2016

On The Street with the Salvos

The Salvos are working in your community and around Australia right now to assist people in need.... Read more

04 Jan 2016

Victorian Bushfires

Salvation Army Emergency Services teams are on site at bushfires throughout Victoria providing meals and support.... Read more

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