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A small answer to a big problem in Sydney's east

A small answer to a big problem in Sydney's east

28 June 2018

It’s been a year since the stabbing murder of a homeless man rocked the local community in Maroubra, in Sydney’s east, and those in the local Salvation Army corps where many knew him....

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A life back on track

A life back on track

2 April 2018

Melinda and her family had recently relocated to Geraldton when her partner ended their relationship. "I went from being in a financially se...

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Celebrating 30 years of success at Brisbane Youth Outreach Service

Celebrating 30 years of success at Brisbane Youth Outreach Service

15 January 2018

The Salvation Army Youth Outreach Service (YOS) held a massive street party at their Spring Hill campus in inner-city Brisbane last October ...

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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's going to bash you or stab you or rob ...

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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 Collingwood supporter and he went on to...

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From the streets to the stage

From the streets to the stage

1 August 2016

While the heartbreaking story of two young teenagers begins on the streets of Sydney, it doesn't end there....

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Kayakers risk lives to tackle homelessness

Kayakers risk lives to tackle homelessness

21 January 2016

Three men from Sydney will kayak 400km across the dangerous and unpredictable Bass Strait from Victoria to Tasmania in order to raise nearly...

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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 Macquarie and the wider Hastings region of N...

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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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