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News & media releases

We’re immensely proud of the work that we’re doing and we love sharing the scrapbook we’ve compiled. Take a look at some of our latest news stories in the media:

03 Aug 2018

The Salvation Army is supporting farmers and communities affected by drought

The Salvation Army is on the ground supporting families and communities affected by the droughts.... Read more

31 Aug 2018

The National Redress Scheme

Find out more information and how to apply for the National Redress Scheme.... Read more

10 Aug 2018

On The Street With The Salvos

Go On The Street With The Salvos and see how your support is changing lives across Australia... Read more

22 May 2018

National Volunteer Week

We are immensely grateful for our Salvo volunteers for the considerable contributions they make in their local communities... Read more

23 May 2018

Economic and Social Impact Survey 2018

The Salvation Army is urging the Federal Government to reconsider its decision not to increase the Newstart allowance after research has revealed the ... Read more

09 May 2018

Budget fails struggling Aussies

While 2018 Federal Budget contains some positive initiatives, it fails to deliver on one of the biggest drivers of poverty and disadvantage in the cou... Read more

02 May 2018

Red Shield Appeal 2018

The Red Shield Appeal enables us to assist more than one million Australians each year facing challenges such as poverty, hunger, homelessness and fam... Read more

30 Jan 2018

Thanks To You

Real Salvos workers share stories about how your donation makes a difference. Meet some of the faces behind the Salvos.... Read more

15 Dec 2017

Final report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

The Salvation Army Australia acknowledges the delivery of the final report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse ... Read more

03 Nov 2017

The Salvation Army Responds to Destructive Hurricane Season

The 2017 hurricane season has been destructive, with Salvation Army responders being stretched beyond what they thought they were capable of.... Read more

19 Oct 2017

Our Christmas Gift

Join us on Saturday December 2nd for our annual concert spectacular, Our Christmas Gift.... Read more

10 Oct 2017

Brendan Walks Into Canberra

After an epic 40 day trek from Melbourne, The Salvation Army’s Major Brendan Nottle will finally arrive at Canberra’s Parliament House on Monday 16th ... Read more

05 Sep 2017

More Than 200,000 Meals Served in Response to Storm Harvey

Ninety-two Salvation Army mobile canteens and an emergency kitchen are providing human needs to those affected by Storm Harvey in southeast Texas.... Read more

29 Aug 2017

Please Support the Increasing Needs of Asylum Seekers

The Salvation Army is seeking support to ensure asylum seekers are provided with the assistance needed to build a stable life in Australia.... Read more

02 Aug 2017

Coronial Inquest Into the Death of Maria Liordos

The Salvation Army acknowledges the findings and recommendations of the Coronial Inquest into the death of Maria Liordos.... Read more

25 Jul 2017

Australia's first cheeseburger soup that tastes good and does good

Melbourne’s burger scene is flippin out with the launch of Australia’s first hunger-fighting Cheeseburger Soup available on Monday 31st July.... Read more

26 Jul 2017

Inequality a major concern Salvation Army tells Senate hearing

The findings from ESIS indicate that people seeking assistance from The Salvation Army face significant financial stress and deprivation.... Read more

26 Jun 2017

Show Us Your Souperpowers!

The Salvos are calling on all Australians to Be A Souperhero and replace every meal with soup from 29th July to 4th August, to raise much needed funds... Read more

29 May 2017

2017 Red Shield Doorknock Results

The Salvation Army would like to send a big thank you to the Australian public after $4,705,738 was raised around the country this weekend as part of ... Read more

26 May 2017

The Sock Exchange

Looking for a pair of Salvos Socks? You can purchase a pair from our Supplies store and for every pair purchased we'll give a pair away to someone in ... Read more

22 May 2017

The Salvos Trial Paywave Donations

The Salvation Army becomes the first Australian charity to roll out largest trial of paywave donation facility.... Read more

26 May 2017

Red Shield Appeal Weekend Is Here!

This weekend, an army of volunteers will flood the streets of Australia for The Salvation Army’s Red Shield Appeal Weekend.... Read more

24 May 2017

Economic and Social Impact Survey 2017

A new survey of 1380 Salvation Army clients reveals many families living off of just $14.35 a day... Read more

08 May 2017

Happy National Volunteer Week

The Salvos celebrate National Volunteer Week and give thanks to over 30,000 volunteers... Read more

04 May 2017

Volunteer to Collect for the Red Shield Appeal

The Salvation Army Urges Australians to Volunteer to Collect for the Red Shield Appeal and Give Hope Where it’s Needed Most ... Read more

01 May 2017

The Salvation Army: Politics is harming those who need our help the most

The Salvation Army is calling on the Australian government and ‘all political parties’ to start working together to address ‘the debilitating impact o... Read more

29 Mar 2017

Salvos launch disaster appeal for communities affected by Cyclone Debbie

Salvos launch disaster appeal for communities affected by Cyclone Debbie.... Read more

06 Mar 2017

Youth Homelessness Film Competition

The Hidden Others: Short Film Competition is a chance for you to inspire change in your community by creating a short film about youth homelessness in... Read more

08 Feb 2017

Medically Supervised Injecting Centre Statement

The Salvation Army supports calls to trial Medically Supervised Injecting Centre in Victoria... Read more

18 Jan 2017

Victoria State Budget Submission

The Salvation Army’s 2017-18 Victorian State Budget Submission offers a vision of healthy communities where disadvantaged citizens get a fair go.... Read more

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31 Dec 2013


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