May 31

Flood Assistance – East Coast Australian Floods

According to the Bureau of Meteorology, the East Coast of New South Wales experienced its wettest week ever in mid-March, 2021. The week-long heavy rainfall resulted in significant flooding near catchment …

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May 07

Weekend of healing for women affected by the 2020 Far South Coast bushfires

Words: Amandine Ahrens. This story was originally published in Bega District News, with details added by ADRA Australia Throughout the bushfire season of 2019/20, Bega Seventh-day Adventist Church partnered with …

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May 01

ADRA Op Shop – Busselton

Words: Jennie Walker, ADRA Busselton Op Shop Manager The Busselton ADRA Op Shop is located in the Busselton CBD, right near Centrelink. During COVID-19, with so many waiting in line …

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Apr 21

Kangaroo Island Go Local

For the first time since COVID-19 restricted travel, an ADRA Connections Go Local trip took place from April 12-20. The Go Local trip saw year 12 and recently graduated students …

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Feb 08

Black Summer Fires – One Year On

“We were burnt out on New Year’s Eve,” said Bill. “It’s had a fair impact on our property.” It has been one year since the 2019-2020 bushfire season ravaged the …

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Jan 19

A Christmas Hamper Collaboration

The delivery of 100 food hampers in December 2020 brought relief and joy to those who would otherwise have gone without over Christmas. The Christmas hampers were the result of …

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Jan 18

Black Summer – Bill and Sandra

On 31 December 2019 while Australians prepared to bring in the New Year, a ferocious fire ripped through Bill and Sandra’s property in East Gippsland, Victoria. Since early 2016, life …

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Oct 27

ADRA Australia and ADRA New Zealand Alliance

Friday 30 October 2020 An alliance between the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in Australia and in New Zealand is in the process of being formalised. As part of …

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Oct 19

Connection in a time of COVID

Words: Sue Beament – ADRA Manager at Ferntree Gully One freezing, wet and windy Monday, volunteers were dodging raindrops to load up cars with food packages. By 2pm, the delivery …

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Oct 15

99 year-old Enid walks the City2Surf to help others get back on their feet

UPDATE: At 99 years of age, Enid Webster completed her sixth City2Surf over the weekend to raise funds for the ADRA Appeal. She completed the 14km walk in just under …

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