Newsletter for Members and Volunteers

In focus – from the President and CEO

Judy Slatyer is delighted to join the team at Red Cross as our new Chief Executive Officer.

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First aid for less

We are offering volunteers and members a further 20% off our already discounted first aid kits!

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Red Cross called and you answered

A big thank you to all our volunteers and members who participated in this month’s Red Cross Calling campaign!

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Introducing our new CEO

Meet Judy Slatyer and view her message to members and volunteers.

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Refugees help to rebuild

Meet 21-year-old Taharni, who fled Syria three years ago with her family - but still wants to return one day.

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A notice to all members

To ensure membership can remain sustainable, we have had a look at how we currently run our membership program and ways it can be improved.

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Aid arrives in ravaged Fiji

Tropical Cyclone Winston left Fiji devastated by the strongest recorded cyclone in its history.

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Support through a stressful summer

Summer was a trying time of fires and floods for many communities around the country. As always, our volunteers were ready to spring into action, joining our staff on the ground to provide support.

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160 kms in a kayak for Red Cross

Andrew Johnson has completed several endurance events in the past but nothing as huge as his latest 160-kilometre kayaking effort in support of Red Cross.

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A healthy partnership

We’re thrilled to announce a new partnership for better nutrition between Red Cross and ALDI.

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Volunteers drive lasting change

Snake bites are just one of many health crises facing isolated villages in Myanmar - but local volunteers are building a healthier, safer community.

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Humanitarian laws must be respected in Syria

The rules of war are unequivocal: starvation as a means of warfare is a recognised war crime under international humanitarian law. So why is the world watching more than 400,000 Syrians starve to death?

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Fun run paints the desert

There was no pot of gold but plenty of laughter at the end of the rainbow when Tennant Creek held its inaugural colour fun run.

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Embracing future giving

Volunteer and member Beverley O'Brien is on a mission to get members more engaged in a different aspect of fundraising for Red Cross: increasing awareness of our bequests program.

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First aid beyond borders

We were proud to provide basic English classes and first aid training to 658 migrant workers around Australia last year, in partnership with the Australian Government’s Seasonal Worker Program.

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