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The inside – from the President & CEO

Our thoughts are with our colleagues at Nepal Red Cross Society, following the recent earthquakes which took thousands of lives and caused widespread destruction.

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News in brief

Remembering Gallipoli, celebrating our volunteers and giving Australian schools access to life-saving defibrillators.

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Loyalty rewarded at Red Cross Shops

Would you like a discount the next time you visit a Red Cross Shop?

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From violence to a new vision

Denise survived years of domestic violence, alcoholism, depression and self harm, which saw her hospitalised several times. But with the support of Red Cross, this Western Australian mother of seven is triumphantly regaining her health.

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Asylum seekers: things you should know

We recently shared our responses to frequently asked questions about asylum seekers and refugees, which we encourage our supporters to read and share. Learn some of the facts about seeking asylum.

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The spirit of giving

Genie Fiebig feels she’s been fortunate in her life, but in her 85 years she’s seen her fair share of challenges. From her childhood in war-torn Poland to her life in Australia today, read how Red Cross has been there through the twists and turns.

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There’s no place like home

Tahleha was only 17 years old when she and her newborn baby were kicked out of home on New Year’s Eve.

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My life with an aid worker

Australians watched the Ebola outbreak unfold in West Africa on their television screens, many with a sense of relief that it was taking place far from home. Not Judi Handby.

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Being prepared saved our lives

Early warning systems and simple acts of preparation saved Fabrina and her children when Cyclone Pam hit their village in March.

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Exploring the need for neutrality

Worldwide, the International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement is guided by seven Fundamental Principles, and one of these is neutrality. But how do we take effective action while remaining neutral?

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A tiny hope in the darkness

Emmanuel was a teenage boy in the conflict-ravaged Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) when he witnessed rebels kill his father, mother, brother and three sisters, just metres from where he lay.

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Finding the right fit

Taking on study and changing careers later in life could be easier than you think—and extremely rewarding.

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A finger on the pulse

Red Cross Blood Service researchers have been working behind the scenes to make donating blood easier for those with hard-to-find veins.

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Freedom to keep caring

Perth woman Judith Barrett had been caring for her husband for nearly 10 years when she first heard about Red Cross’ local respite care.

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Five years of fabulous fashion

Adelaide’s Rundle Street Red Cross Shop marks its fifth birthday during June with a big week of celebrations.

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