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Kokoda veteran keeps Sallyman legend alive

Kokoda veteran keeps Sallyman legend alive

20 October 2015

A “Sallyman” offering a steaming mug of coffee was a welcome sight for worn-out Kokoda Trail soldiers, many miles from their home and loved ones. Find out about our 2019 Kokoda Trek Keeping memories of the Sallymen alive, along with man...

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Sallyman still demands respect

Sallyman still demands respect

20 October 2015

Despite the “Sallyman” being a firmly entrenched part of military life of any Australian Army base, Captains Peter and Leanne ...

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Remembering the war-time Hop In centres

Remembering the war-time Hop In centres

14 October 2015

The Salvation Army Red Shield Defence Services (RSDS) has been serving Australia’s Defence Forces for more than 100 years. Find out a...

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Bringing hope in midst of disaster

Bringing hope in midst of disaster

8 October 2015

At the age of 13, as the son of Salvation Army officers, Gavin Hope remembers his dad driving a car through floods in the Illawarra while he...

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Diamond in the rough

Diamond in the rough

2 July 2015

About 25 years ago, Tony Dixon turned up at The Salvation Army’s William Booth Institute in Sydney. He was requesting admission to the Bridg...

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Retired officers join drought-relief battle

Retired officers join drought-relief battle

19 June 2015

“Australian farmers really are very resilient, especially the ones who have a faith in God. But some haven’t been able to stan...

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Larger families facing greater risk of homelessness

Larger families facing greater risk of homelessness

28 March 2015

When Melissa was told that the owners of the house she was renting wanted it back at the end of her long-term lease, her heart sank. The rea...

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Salvos Street Teams making a difference

Salvos Street Teams making a difference

20 March 2015

The pilot Salvos Street Teams program in Sydney's city centre, implemented to reduce alcohol-related violence among young people on Friday a...

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Passion and pain on the land

Passion and pain on the land

27 February 2015

When service veteran Robert was forced into droving his cattle for almost a year during the severe drought of 2009, it seemed like the darke...

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