Sep 24

Friendship Day High-Tea

On 23 September 2021, the Victor Harbor ADRA Op-Shop held a high tea in honour of International Friendship Day. “The event was designed to facilitate the meeting together of single …

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Sep 13

Debbie’s Story

For as long as Debbie can remember, drugs dictated her life. “I was a drug addict for 48 years,” Debbie says. “I was always rejected from society, being a heroin …

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May 31

ADRA & You – May

A Message from the CEO The End of Financial Year is just around the corner! At ADRA that means finalising our strategies, programs and budgets for the upcoming year. It …

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May 11

From a ‘nobody’ to a ‘somebody’ – Wilson’s Story

“I thought I was a ‘nobody’. Now I know I’m a ‘somebody.’” – Wilson Crouched over in the dirt, Wilson is surrounded by chickens. As Wilson goes about his work, …

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May 08

Disaster Updates – Winter 2021

Timor-Leste Flooding  After torrential rain hit Timor-Leste on April 4, the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Dili and ADRA Timor-Leste has responded by distributing household kits. These kits included bedding and kitchen items, …

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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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Mar 08

International Women’s Day – 2021

This International Women’s Day, we #ChooseToChallenge gender inequalities. A challenged world is an alert world and from challenge comes change. This week we will be celebrating the achievements of women we have …

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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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