ACT and southeast NSW

Around ACT/SE NSW A message from the Chair and Executive Director It’s been a busy and productive time at Red Cross and we’d love to share a few highlights with you. Thank you to everyone who attended the Anzac Day march. We’re proud that our members, volunteers and staff come together, year in and year […]

New South Wales

Around NSW A message from the Chair and Executive Director The recent celebrations for World Red Cross Day, with its theme of ‘everywhere for everyone’, reminded us of the importance of our volunteers and members. Without them we would not be able to provide support to people, families and communities in need across Australia and […]

Northern Territory

Around NT A message from the Chair and Executive Director Welcome to this year’s second issue of Newsletter for Members and Volunteers. Since the previous newsletter we have sadly said goodbye to Sandra Cannon, our Northern Territory Executive Director for more than three years. Sandra joined Red Cross in 2012, and during her time as […]

Queensland

Around Queensland A message from the Chair By the time you receive this newsletter, Kevin Keeffe will have sadly left his Executive Director role at Australian Red Cross. Kevin has returned to his previous life at Parliament House in Canberra, where he is now serving as Chief of Staff to the newly appointed Senator for […]

South Australia

Around SA A message from the Chair and Executive Director The days are shorter, umbrellas are out and we are mostly shifting from providing relief during emergencies to focusing on our everyday community work. We’ve also enjoyed the chance to take part in some recent celebrations. May brought both World Red Cross Day and National […]

Tasmania

Around Tasmania A message from the Chair and Executive Director The Governor of Tasmania, Her Excellency Professor Kate Warner launched the second Red Cross Vulnerability Report at Government House in early May. Titled Rethinking Justice, the report highlights the enormous cost to our communities of sending people to prison for low-level offences. The report is […]

Victoria

Around Victoria A message from the Chair and Executive Director It’s been a busy first half of the year and we have lots of news to share with you. On 31 March, the Victorian office was privileged to host the launch of Red Cross’ 2016 Vulnerability Report, Rethinking Justice. The report builds on the work […]

Western Australia

Around WA A message from the Chair and Executive Director We held our first ever regional World Red Cross Day event in Albany on 6 May and it was a terrific success. The idea to occasionally celebrate events outside Perth was suggested by one of our members, Dorothea Rolls. Well done Dorothea—we were happy to […]

In focus – from the President and CEO

This issue we’re proud to be sharing some stories of Red Cross people with disability.

Your vote counts

Members should expect a ballot paper to arrive in the mail soon. We encourage you to have your say in our future.