Honiara Floods

Deadly floods have left up to 49,000 people homeless in the Solomon Islands. ADRA has begun distributing emergency items to ensure those most affected remain safe and healthy.

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Shining a Light of Hope

ADRA Australia is joining with Act for Peace, Amnesty International, CARE, Caritas, Oxfam, Save the Children and World Vision across the world to stand with Syria this March.

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The Poverty Cycle

90 cyclists took on the Great Ocean Road in February, raising $194,000 along the way. The only thing better than the view is the impact their efforts will make!

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Volunteers rally in Vic

ADRA volunteers rallied to ensure emergency food packs were delivered to families stuck behind road blocks during the peak of the Victorian bushfires. 

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Syria Crisis Appeal

Two million people have fled Syria - more than half are children. Help secure their futures today.

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Project of the Month

Latrines built in remote, northern Laos as part of ADRA's Integrated Development Initiative will improve community health and sanitation, while other aspects include improving resilience and food security. 

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ADRA Connections

Are you ready for a life-changing experience as you help bring an ADRA project to life? If so, ADRA Connections is for you. The trips are filling up fast, so get in quick.

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Welcome to ADRA

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Australia works with people in poverty and distress to create just and positive change through empowering partnerships and responsible action.

Latest News
Honiara Floods: ADRA responds
08-Apr-2014 to 08-Apr-2014

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has begun distributing emergency relief in the wake of destructive floods that have killed 19 and left 49,000 homeless in the Solomon Islands capital of Hon..

Shining a Light of Hope for Syria on 14 March 2014
12-Mar-2014 to 12-Mar-2014

The conflict in Syria has become the worst humanitarian crisis of the 21st century. The conflict has now raged for three years – three years of failure by the international community to end the appalling sufferin..

ADRA volunteers active following Victorian bushfires
17-Feb-2014 to 17-Feb-2014

As residents across Victoria take stock of damage homes and property, volunteers from the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) continue to respond. At the request of a local emergency relief centre in Wallan ADRA ..


Recent Blogs

Our blog features stories, topics and discussions from contributors within ADRA, staff members and partners.

Petition: Stand #withSyria

Join the call to 'make this the last anniversary of the Syrian conflict'. Sign the petition now.


Outside the bubble

The reality of change is that it stirs the dormant, sometimes undiscovered attributes deep within our being. Will Tai Tin reflects on ADRA Connections.


Cyclists raise $194,000 to fight poverty

Over three days 90 cyclists took on 300km of the Great Ocean Road. Check out their adventure.


ADRA volunteer Citizen of the Year

Leon Kessel was yesterday named Blacktown's Citizen of the Year for his tireless efforts helping people in crisis.


Review: The World is Not Ours to Save

Nathan Brown reviews a book on social justice that is both sobering and liberating. 


An important message

A brief update from Beryl Hartmann, on the ground in the Philippines responding to Typhoon Haiyan. 


Air force one end - ADRA the other

Braden Blyde reports from the Typhoon Haiyan command centre in the Philippines.


The Devil's Disciples

ADRA CEO Mark Webster ponders the importance of our actions in determining what kind of disciples we really are.


The Missing Chapter on Revival

Nathan Brown explores the Biblical importance of social justice, based on Isaiah 58.


Promoting Sustainable Practice

Sustainable development addresses poverty issues over the long-term. This is Lizi's story.


Helping the Church make change

The Seventh-day Adventist Church is helping create change in PNG. Read here to find out how.


Husain's story

'I have two bad choices - return to danger and give my children an education; or, stay in safety and watch them loose out.'


Taxing times

Harwood Lockton challenges the morality of many corporations avoiding tax in Australia, and challenges us to act ethically.


Emergencies: ADRA responds

When disasters strike, ADRA helps people recover. Here's a quick summary from Myanmar, Syria and India.


Making a difference in a disaster

How does ADRA prepare in advance for disasters and emergencies? Kevin Munro explains.


Review: The Faith Effect

Nathan Brown reviews The Faith Effect, a study series calling on Christians to "do justice."


Run through the night

A group of supporters ran all night to raise money for ADRA—check out their incredible video!