Oct 01

Mia’s Story

Mia has always been community minded and service driven. Having grown up in the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Mia knew about ADRA. And so, within months of moving to Brisbane with …

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Oct 01

Tyson’s Story

At 21 years old, the cycle of alcohol abuse, drug use, and declining mental health seemed inescapable for Tyson. A couple of years ago Tyson was living a normal life. …

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Oct 01

Coonabarabran Op Shop continues funding to those in need

At its April meeting, the Coonabarabran ADRA (Adventist Development and Relief Agency) Op Shop committed funding of $21,000 to be distributed to community group organisations in the local district, and …

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Sep 04

Official opening of Zen-sory Space and Play Area

On a cheerful and sunny afternoon, Mallee Rose Cottage – the ADRA Community Centre in Macquarie Fields – officially opened its new Zen-sory Space and Play Area. For the past …

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Aug 22

Hidden Gems in the Mitcham Op Shop

The Mitcham ADRA Op shop is a humble store located on the outskirts of Melbourne selling various clothing and household items to shoppers. Those who come into the store are …

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Aug 06

The global impact of ADRA’s reach

ADRA Australia is part of a global network and has offices all over the world. In Australia alone, we partner with 11 countries. Often we focus on what ADRA Australia …

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Jul 04

Paul’s Heart for Service

The first year anniversary for the ADRA Op Shop in Chinchilla has been bitter-sweet. As the Op Shop volunteers celebrated one year of offering help to the local community on …

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Jun 27

A Life of Service

Maxine Abblott always wanted an active and meaningful retirement. For the last eight years, she has maintained a busy but happy lifestyle by volunteering for ADRA. Maxine started out by helping …

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Apr 02

A sanctuary in the heart of Blacktown

In the heart of Blacktown, perched above the hustle and bustle of commuters pouring out of the train station, lies the ADRA Blacktown Community Centre. For over a decade, a …

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Mar 28

An hour in their shoes

This post was originally written for and published by the Adventist Record. A few years ago I attended Voices for Justice, an annual event organised by Micah Australia. Its purpose: to inspire, …

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