The inside – a message from the President

We are tremendously excited to release our new five-year strategy.

Farewell to Robert Tickner

After more than a decade, our CEO Robert Tickner recently moved on from Red Cross.

News in brief

Preparing for emergencies, awarding the contribution of our aid workers, and introducing two new Red Cross Ambassadors.

The power of a pillow

Australia is a nation prone to cruel natural disasters – in any one emergency season we may face bushfires, floods, cyclones and more. It’s important for children to be prepared for emergencies, but this doesn’t have to be a scary task.

Meeting a global moment of need

Along with much of the world, we have been gripped by images of refugees seeking safety from war, violence and persecution. Read this update on how we are helping here at home, in the Middle East and in Europe.

Check mate: a chess match made in heaven

Roy is on a winning streak. As the friendly banter between him and chess partner Brett intensifies, he considers his next move.

From Russia with love

A time capsule from a soldier long gone.

100 years of our tracing service

In 2015, the Australian Red Cross International Tracing Service celebrates 100 years of reconnecting family members and clarifying the fate of those separated by war, conflict, disaster or migration.

Standing strong

When James turned 40 his doctor told him his health was in a bad way and his future didn’t look good. Today, James has turned it all around – not only is he healthy and strong, he’s become an inspiration to all who meet him.