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News in 2014

30 Dec 2014

Generosity helps make Christmas brighter for those in need

391,846 gifts were donated to the 2014 Kmart Wishing Tree... Read more

24 Dec 2014

Federal Opposition Leader witnesses work of The Salvos

Bill Shorten spent time chatting with people doing it tough in Melbourne... Read more

23 Dec 2014

International: One Army, One carol, One video

The Salvation Army is sharing the joy of music around the world this Christmas... Read more

22 Dec 2014

Thank you for making a difference this Christmas

Thanks to your generosity, food vouchers, hampers and gifts are provided to thousands of Australians in need ... Read more

18 Dec 2014

Help the Salvos feed 10,000 people in need this Christmas

Ensuring people don't go hungry is an important part of our work ... Read more

15 Dec 2014

Pope says Salvationists and Catholics meet at peripheries of society

The Salvation Army General meets Pope Francis... Read more

12 Dec 2014

Australia’s largest gift giving appeal reaches halfway mark

Australians show their generosity for those doing it tough this Christmas... Read more

02 Dec 2014

Christmas Appeal launches with new research

The report shows how the Salvos assist people doing it tough... Read more

01 Dec 2014

Caring for People Across Australia: The Salvation Army's Response

A snapshot of Salvation Army Community Support Services... Read more

28 Nov 2014

Myer The Power of Give

Encouraging Australians to bring joy to those doing it tough this Christmas... Read more

25 Nov 2014

The Salvation Army supports White Ribbon Day

One in three female Australians experiences domestic violence in their lives... Read more

17 Nov 2014

Kmart Wishing Tree Appeal 'Lights Up' Christmas for Aussie Families

Help brighten the holiday season for more than 300,000 people in need. ... Read more

17 Nov 2014

International: Ebola response

An Interview with The Salvation Army's General Secretary in Liberia ... Read more

11 Nov 2014

Remembrance Day 2014

Sue Radford investigates The Salvation Army's response to the challenge of the First World War... Read more

03 Nov 2014

International: Addiction, recovery and neuroscience

Metamorphosis’, the latest issue of Caring magazine, focuses on addiction recovery. ... Read more

20 Oct 2014

‘Affordable SA’ app launched

The Salvation Army and the South Australian Government have teamed up to create the ‘Affordable SA’ app ... Read more

16 Oct 2014

International: Supplies distributed to flood victims

In Bangladesh an estimated 10,000 people have lost everything. ... Read more

15 Oct 2014

Salvos Street Outreach Service, Perth

On any given night in Australia one in 200 people are homeless. Our response to homelessness has expanded.... Read more

15 Oct 2014

Financial self-help tools website

This year the Salvos have supported more than 7,500 people with financial counselling. ... Read more

09 Oct 2014

24/7 response line launched for people in need

1800 COMMUNITY is a 24/7 telephone response line for people in need on the streets of the Melbourne CBD.... Read more

03 Oct 2014

Magpie Nest funding boost from Collingwood Football Club

$150,000 over three years will support homeless and disadvantaged people in Melbourne... Read more

01 Oct 2014

International: Response to floods in Northern Pakistan

Relief supplies are being provided to people affected by the worst flooding in a generation... Read more

22 Sep 2014

Three young Salvo volunteers recognised for extraordinary service

The volunteers were recognised at Victoria's Parliament House for service to their community... Read more

17 Sep 2014

Young people inspired by Melbourne Storm

Teenagers from The Salvos' Tools For The Trade program were given the opportunity to meet the Melbourne Storm. ... Read more

11 Sep 2014

International update: Response to Ebola outbreak in Liberia

The Salvation Army are providing initiatives in the West African nation, where 2,000 people have been diagnosed.... Read more

27 Aug 2014

Overdose Awareness Day: tackling stigma

Overdose Awareness Day aims to educate people about the dangers of overdoses and help reduce stigma.... Read more

27 Aug 2014

International: Response to earthquake in California, USA

Care is being provided after a 6.0 magnitude earthquake rocked parts of Napa... Read more

15 Aug 2014

Red Shield Appeal 2014

The Australian community has shown its generosity and support for Australians in need with over $79.9 million raised nationally.... Read more

14 Aug 2014

Spirit of Christmas CD raises $350,000 in its 20th year

Every CD that is bought truly makes a difference to the lives of families and young people in need.... Read more

14 Aug 2014

International: Earthquake devastates Yunnan Province in China

The Salvation Army is providing assistance after a 6.1 magnitude earthquake... Read more

04 Aug 2014

The Salvos help to reconnect missing persons

Some 35,000 Australians are reported missing annually - that’s one person every 15 minutes.... Read more

04 Aug 2014

Salvos take a stand against modern slavery

The Freedom Partnership equips Australians with the information and knowledge to identify slavery and slave-like practices... Read more

17 Jul 2014

International: Boundless film festival seeks submissions

All you need is a video camera, vision and willingness to inform and inspire.... Read more

25 Jun 2014

Order of the Founder presented

The Salvation Army’s highest honour recognised Melbourne Veterans’ Band retiree Noel Jones... Read more

25 Jun 2014

International: Help celebrate Founders' Day

Join Thunderclap to get the world talking about The Salvation Army as we celebrate 149 years of service... Read more

24 Jun 2014

Thank you Lumo Energy

Lumo Energy is the first corporate supporter to fund the production of a TV commercial for the 2014 Red Shield Appeal.... Read more

11 Jun 2014

International: Salvation Army teams are on the ball in Brazil ahead of 2014 FIFA World Cup

Mission teams from North America, Europe and Australia... Read more

06 Jun 2014

Report released to understand health of Aboriginal clients

‘Talking Up Strong: Voices of our Mob’, in partnership with the University of Melbourne’s Koori Health Unit ... Read more

06 Jun 2014

International: Order of the Founder Awarded

General André Cox and Commissioner Silvia Cox brought waves of blessing to Salvationists of the USA Southern Territory.... Read more

26 May 2014

Salvos expands community support in Gippsland

Leongatha Salvation Army and GippsCare Community Support Service new building opened on Saturday 17th May. ... Read more

26 May 2014

National Red Shield Doorknock 2014 results

The Salvation Army thanks Australians for their generosity with $4.97 million raised nationally over the weekend... Read more

23 May 2014

Salvos aim for $10 million this Red Shield Appeal Doorknock weekend

Thousands of volunteers will knock on doors all over Australia as part of The Salvation Army’s Red Shield Appeal doorknock this weekend. ... Read more

21 May 2014

Life just gets harder for marginalised Australians

A nationwide survey reveals the harrowing realities of daily life for those living on the margins. ... Read more

19 May 2014

International: The Salvation Army helps storm-hit communities

Hail, heavy rain and tornadoes caused damage across south-central Nebraska and in central Iowa... Read more

15 May 2014

Federal Budget Response: Economics of the poor ignored

The Salvation Army is concerned that the federal government has ignored the needs of vulnerable Australians... Read more

14 May 2014

Federal Budget Response: Economics of the poor ignored

The Salvation Army is concerned that the federal government has ignored the needs of vulnerable Australians... Read more

14 May 2014

International: One Army resource materials now available

New resources seek to bring Salvationists into a closer understanding of what it means to be part of 'One Army' ... Read more

07 May 2014

Infrastructure and incarceration eclipse social investments

The Salvation Army welcomes the release of the Victorian 2014-15 State Budget... Read more

05 May 2014

Australian Government supports Red Shield Appeal

Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced a leadership gift of $250,000 to the Red Shield Appeal ... Read more

01 May 2014

Launch of the Red Shield Appeal

View the highlights of the launch of the Red Shield Appeal in Melbourne last week.... Read more

30 Apr 2014

International: Salvation Army in Korea provides assistance after ferry disaster

Rescuers and families of ferry passengers are receiving assistance... Read more

24 Apr 2014

Salvos helping hand to Sunshine kids and community

The Salvation Army corps in Sunshine is providing support to the children of murder victim Fiona Warzywoda who died last week. ... Read more

17 Apr 2014

Salvos call for 100,000 volunteers to doorknock

One in 20 Australians will need the help of the Salvos this year – and now the Salvos need your support. ... Read more

09 Apr 2014

International: Response to Earthquake in Chile

The Salvation Army is stepping up its relief operation in Chile after the 1 April earthquake and tsunami... Read more

03 Apr 2014

International: Reflective listening and meaningful conversation

Delegates from The Salvation Army around the world gathered in Orlando, Florida, USA, for the Global Conversation... Read more

31 Mar 2014

Salvos applaud continued homeless funding

Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews yesterday announced that the $115 million will continue to support 180 initiatives... Read more

31 Mar 2014

Homeless crisis in Wellington Square

A lack of dialysis services and medical treatment options in regional Western Australia is forcing dozens of people to travel to Perth for treatment.... Read more

28 Mar 2014

International: Salvation Army Offers Assistance to Landslide-Hit Community

Washington State, USA is receiving assistance after a mudslide... Read more

27 Mar 2014

A “therapeutic approach” to Out-Of-Home-Care

The Salvation Army applauds the “therapeutic approach” to the Out-Of-Home-Care system proposed by the Victorian Government... Read more

26 Mar 2014

“The Market Place” to provide food relief

The Salvation Army have launched a new initiative to help disadvantaged communities in Adelaide ... Read more

21 Mar 2014

International: Participants Sought to Join Global Conversation

An online facility offers Salvationists, employees and friends around the world the opportunity to be part of the Global Conversation... Read more

17 Mar 2014

International: Congress Music Groups Represent a Multicultural Army

The names of the music groups participating in Boundless, in London July 2015 have been announced... Read more

12 Mar 2014

Salvation Army 2014-15 Victorian State Budget submission

Help us address the root causes of disadvantage for vulnerable people.... Read more

11 Mar 2014

International: Relationships Built in Pakistan

General André Cox and Commissioner Silvia Cox visited Pakistan to share with the country's Salvationists ... Read more

05 Mar 2014

International: Gospel Song Launches 'Others' Photographic Exhibition

A new exhibition at IHQ celebrates the dignity and hope offered through the work of 'Others', The Salvation Army's fair trade brand... Read more

27 Feb 2014

International: Philippines Conference

Building on lessons learned from previous large-scale crisis situations, such as the Haiti earthquake, formed the basis of a partnership conference.... Read more

21 Feb 2014

Beacon lights the way for Perth’s homeless

New crisis and transitional accommodation for up to 102 homeless men opened Saturday 22nd February in the Perth CBD. ... Read more

18 Feb 2014

International: The Salvation Army Responds to Flood Crisis

The Salvation Army is assisting many hundreds of people affected by ongoing floods across the south of England.... Read more

13 Feb 2014

International: Salvation Army in Indonesia continues volcano response

The recent eruption of Mount Sinabung, Indonesia is making increased demands on The Salvation Army’s 'Compassion in Action'... Read more

10 Feb 2014

Salvation Army Emergency Services provide support as fires destroy houses and land

The Salvation Army are providing support to fire and emergency crews.... Read more

07 Feb 2014

Bushfire Update: Victoria

In Victoria the CFA continues to battle 25 out of control fires across the state. ... Read more

07 Feb 2014

Bushfire Update: Western Australia

Salvation Army crews have been called back to a fire in the Jandakot region to provide further support to local fire crews.... Read more

07 Feb 2014

Bushfire Update: South Australia

Salvation Army Emergency Services teams have returned to fires in the Adelaide Hills and Flinders Ranges after extreme weather conditions caused fires... Read more

07 Feb 2014

International: Worldwide participation at Social Services and Disaster Management Conference

General André Cox to be keynote speaker at 2014 USA Salvation Army Conference.... Read more

28 Jan 2014

The Salvation Army Australia Eastern Territory and The Royal Commission

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has commenced a public hearing.... Read more

31 Jan 2014

International: Salvation Army in Southern USA assists people affected by unusual weather

The Salvation Army is providing food, shelter and vital supplies in several locations.... Read more

23 Jan 2014

Salvation Army teams assist fire crews all around Australia

The Salvation Army emergency services teams continue to support fire crews across Australia. ... Read more

21 Jan 2014

International: Salvation Army in Tonga responds to cyclone Ian

The Salvation Army is arranging practical assistance after the South Pacific kingdom of Tonga was hit by Cyclone Ian.... Read more

13 Jan 2014

Perth bushfires: Emergency Response teams provide support

Salvos' Emergency Services in Perth are supporting fire crews and communities affected by bushfires.... Read more

13 Jan 2014

The Salvation Army launches Bushfire Appeal

The Salvation Army is asking Australians to support people experiencing the devastation of bushfires in Perth.... Read more

09 Jan 2014

International: General calls for new fight to end hunger

General André Cox is echoing the call of Pope Francis for an end to world hunger. ... Read more

09 Jan 2014

Christmas wrap up

Over the Christmas and New Year period The Salvation Army assisted approximately 300,000 people - three times more people compared to any other month.... Read more