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No food. No money. No hope without these unsung heroes

THEY’RE the unsung heroes with a hunger to feed millions of Aussies down on their luck. Bundaberg’s Trevor and Wendy Cross, Charleville’s Brian and Nerida Egan and Sydney’s Paula Zrilic are strangers united in a common goal – reducing a disturbing trend that’s eating into the lives of 3.6 million Australians every day. A Foodbank […]

October 15th, 2017
Topic: CHARITIES CAUSES, FOOD DRINK, FREE STUFF, FRUIT VEG SMALL CROPS, HARVESTING, HELP ASSISTANCE, NATIONAL INTEREST, PENSIONS BENEFITS WELFARE, PEOPLE Tags: , , , , ,

Darling Downs schoolgirl’s post on drought goes viral

A DARLING Downs schoolgirl has used a heart-breaking story of a drought-affected farmer pushed to the point of suicide to argue why the government needs to support rural people. Luci Bain’s post about an Australian farmer went viral and has been shared more than 25,000 times. She started by writing about a farmer with no […]

July 16th, 2016
Topic: CHARITIES CAUSES, DROUGHTS FLOODS, PEOPLE, SUICIDES Tags: , ,

Miner teams with QLD agricultural college with free scholarships for farmers

Glencore has partnered with Queensland’s Emerald Agricultural College to help develop a new generation of farmers. The new partnership is designed to support the college’s Australian Primary Industries Production Program (APIP) through scholarships. Glencore will provide five scholarships valued at $10 000 each to students starting the two year APIP program for the agricultural college’s […]

March 13th, 2015
Topic: CHARITIES CAUSES, EDUCATION TRAINING, GRANTS SUBSIDIES, MINING OIL GAS Tags: None

LIVE JUNGLE ANIMAL BODY PARTS SERVED IN ASIAN RESTAURANTS

THE SLAUGHTER & MAIMING OF JUNGLE ANIMALS IS RIFE IN ASIA Would you purchase an endangered tiger’s tooth as a cure for acne? Perhaps not, but in many Asian countries, you could. People need to be aware that when you see a full page ad in a magazine or newspaper for a conservation group and […]

April 19th, 2013
Topic: CHARITIES CAUSES, Wild animals Tags: , , ,

ANZAC DAY COMMEMORATIONS AND THE RSL SUPPORT GROUP

RSL REMINDS US THAT WE OWE A DEBT TO THE FALLEN PROTECTING AUSTRALIA Did you know 1,469,456* Australian’s have died protecting us? Every year, on 25th of April, Australia as a nation commemorates the binding friendship that was formed between the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps on the beaches of Gallipoli in 1915. On […]

April 24th, 2012
Topic: CHARITIES CAUSES, DEATHS GRIEF MOURNING, NATIONAL INTEREST, PEOPLE, SERVICES Tags: , , , , , ,

BHP BILLITON GIVES GENEROUSLY TO THE STATES FLOOD APPEAL

BHP BILLITON DONATES FORTUNE TO STATES FLOOD APPEAL 23 January 2011 BHP Billiton will donate a further A$10 million to the Queensland Premier’s Disaster Relief Appeal to assist with Queensland flood relief and recovery efforts. This is in addition to the previous $1 million announced on 1 January 2011. It also adds to the Company’s […]

January 23rd, 2011
Topic: CHARITIES CAUSES, MINING OIL GAS, NATURAL DISASTERS, STATES COUNTRIES, WATER & IRRIGATION Tags: , , , , ,

FLOOD VICTIMS IN QUEENSLAND NEED TO ACCESS THESE CONTACT TO GET FINANCIAL RELIEF

FLOOD VICTIMS IN QUEENSLAND TO RECEIVE MONEY UPDATE for Districts in Queensland Keep Australia Working Newsletter Issue No.11, January 2010 January What a start to the year of 2011! Our thoughts go out to everyone who has been affected by the floods in Queensland over December and January. Communities, businesses and individuals have all been […]

January 7th, 2011
Topic: CHARITIES CAUSES, FREE STUFF, GOVERNMENT, HELP ASSISTANCE, INSURANCE FINANCE, NATURAL DISASTERS, WATER & IRRIGATION, WEATHER Tags: , , ,

GENEROUS DONATION TO QLD FLOOD APPEAL BY MINING GIANT BHP BILLITON

BHP Billiton Donation To Premier’s Disaster Relief Appeal For Queensland Flood Assistance 1 January 2011 BHP Billiton has confirmed a A$1 million donation to the Queensland Premier’s Disaster Relief Appeal to assist with Queensland flood relief efforts. This contribution is in addition to the $300,000 donation provided by BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) to the […]

January 1st, 2011
Topic: CHARITIES CAUSES, MINING OIL GAS, NATURAL DISASTERS, STATES COUNTRIES Tags: , , , , ,