Humanitarian

The inside – a message from the President and CEO

Red Cross has entered an exciting new era with the commencement of our new Chief Executive Officer, Judy Slatyer.

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News in brief

A new corporate partnership is helping Red Cross to reach more people with food and nutrition workshops.

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Red Cross responds to a summer of emergencies

Many communities around Australia will be relieved to see the end of a summer which brought violent fires and floods.

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“The future will be bright, not like this”

When Emir, Sabeen and their four children fled Syria for Jordan more than two years ago they left with nothing, not even their passports.

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Remembering the apology, eight years on

It was only eight years ago, but 13 February 2008 has already been noted as a significant date in Australian history; the day the Australian Government apologised to Stolen Generations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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Support to find her inner strength

By the age of 22, Veniana had experienced three years of homelessness, an abusive relationship, and given birth to two daughters. It was a tough road until she joined our Young Parents Program and found a way forward.

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Epic paddle pays off

Andrew Johnson has completed several endurance events in the past, but nothing which would prepare him for his latest 160-kilometre kayaking effort in support of Red Cross.

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5 ways to make a more welcoming community

At Red Cross we’re proud of Australia's multiculturalism and we want everyone to have a sense of belonging. Find out how you can join us.

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First aid kits: they’re more than you think

Red Cross first aid kits don’t just help with cuts and bruises. They also help people like Phil, who recently celebrated 10 years of employment with the service that assembles our kits.

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Desperation and ingenuity in a torn Fiji

When Cyclone Winston made landfall in Fiji, hundreds of homes were destroyed and thousands of people left homeless.

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A child with a gun

Deng Adut says he is one of the luckiest people in the world. It’s quite a statement for someone who was forced to endure years as a child soldier.

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Super Alex wins the fight of his life

A routine visit to the doctor turned into a nightmare for Alex's family when he was diagnosed with a rare disorder at age two.

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“Why I support Red Cross”

Red Cross supporter Nick Inge joined staff, aid workers and other supporters on a trip to Timor-Leste in November 2015. He shares what it was like to see the impact of his support first-hand.

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New frontiers for Red Cross Shops

Red Cross Shops are taking on a whole new look in 2016 with a ‘pop-up and stay-up shop’ at the Queen Victoria Market in Melbourne, the opening of our first shop in the ACT and donation depots at local shopping centres.

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