Leadership and structure
The Salvation Army Australia is part of a worldwide Christian and charitable
The Salvation Army operates in 130 countries and is led by the General who provides spiritual and administrative guidance to Salvation Army units around the world and is located at the Army’s International Headquarters (IHQ) in London, England.
A quasi-military command structure was adopted in 1878 when the title ‘The Salvation Army’ was brought into use. As a response to a recurrent theme in Christianity which sees the Church engaged in spiritual warfare, The Salvation Army today uses this structure and soldier-like characteristics such as uniforms, flags
The main responsibilities of The Salvation Army's General and the International Headquarters administrative departments
The next level in our structure is a Territory. Territories usually
As well as the distinct structure of The Salvation Army, there are a number of different symbols and terms used which makes it
Members of The Salvation Army actively support the Army’s mission and are identified as adherents, soldiers and officers.