Aussie Helpers

05 Dec

CHRISTMAS/HOLIDAY TRADING 2018 at Aussie Helpers – Important Notice

Aussie Helpers Office will be closed from Friday December 21st and re-open January 7th 2019 at 8am. The Thrift Shop in Charleville will be closed from December 21st and re-open January 21st 2019. Due to the extra reporting we are now required to do , it is unfortunately taking our time and focus off assisting our Farmers, we do apologise to our Farming Community but at this time we are unable to take any new registrations for help until the New Year. If...

06 Nov

PRESS RELEASE: 6/11/18 – Aussie Helpers welcomes ACNC to Charleville

It has been reported in the media that Aussie Helpers is being investigated by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). Over recent months, concerns have been raised by government and the media as to how charities are distributing the proceeds of donated funds to drought affected farmers. According to the government, an estimated fifty million dollars of donated funds has not reached those it was intended for. As we posted recently, Aussie Helpers was not a beneficiary to any of...

06 Sep

MEDIA: Peta Credlin SKY NEWS 30/8/18 interviews Brian Egan of Aussie Helpers about farm crises

See below Brian’s recent interview with Peta Credlin… PETA CREDLIN:  Brian Egan who several years ago founded the charity Aussie Helpers, as a way to assist Farmers across Australia who have been doing it tough. As much as the country is still fighting drought conditions, and I know you know that all better than anybody, I sat down with Brian to get an update on how his team’s campaign is going, and what more can be done to assist those in...

20 Aug

Aussie Helpers media Release 20/08/2018 $2 million in aid for Farmers

MEDIA RELEASE 20/8/18 AUSSIE HELPERS RURAL CHARITY TWO MILLION DOLLARS CASH FOR FARMING FAMILIES AUSSIE HELPERS FOUNDER BRIAN EGAN ANNOUNCED TODAY THAT AUSSIE HELPERS WILL BE GIVING TWO MILLION DOLLARS IN PREPAID VISA CARDS TO 500 FARMING FAMILIES STRUGGLING TO SURVIVE IN THE WORST DROUGHT IN MEMORY MR EGAN SAID THAT 500 FARMING FAMILIES WILL BE GIVEN FOUR THOUSAND DOLLARS EACH TO HELP PAY FOR LIVING COSTS. MR EGAN SAID THAT HIS VOLUNTEERS HAD BEEN COMING ACROSS MANY FARMING FAMILIES LIVING IN THIRD WORLD...

06 Aug

Temporary Backlog at Aussie Helpers!

Thank you to everyone who contributes to Aussie Helpers in a positive way! “CURRENT BACKLOG DELAYS” We are currently understaffed due to illness, and as a result it may take us more time than unusual to respond to emails and call backs. Please be patient, we will get to your message and reply asap! The Aussie Helpers Team!     ...

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16 Jul

Ten Eyewitness News Queensland July 9 2018 Relentless drought and crushing isolation has seen suicide rates in the bush skyrocket.

Relentless drought and crushing isolation has seen suicide rates in the bush skyrocket. Our farmers and their families are doing it tough but there’s an unconventional service making a difference.     (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = 'https://connect.facebook.net/en_GB/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v3.0'; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); Exclusive: Unconventional Service Helping Drought-Stricken Farmers Relentless drought and crushing isolation has seen suicide rates in the bush skyrocket. Our farmers and...

16 Jul

Prime7 News Central West July 5 · As the drought worsens, more local farmers are reaching a state of crisis with water, feed and money quickly running out.

  (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = 'https://connect.facebook.net/en_GB/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v3.0'; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); Drought action As the drought worsens, more local farmers are reaching a state of crisis with water, feed and money quickly running out. The Official Aussie Helpers Page Posted by Prime7 News Central West on Thursday, 5 July 2018   ...

08 Jun

Aussie Helpers Virtual Psychologist given $1m for innovative SMS psychological access

Aussie Helpers Virtual Psychologist given $1m for innovative SMS psychological access. Queensland Country Life-Sally Cripps @sallyQCL 6 Jun 2018, 5 a.m. Faced with a suicide rate twice as high in rural Australia as other parts of the country, governments have long grappled with the challenge of how best to deliver psychological counselling services in country areas. Photo – Sally Cripps. After a concerted effort over a number of months, and in the face of increasing desperation by landholders facing relentless drought, the federal government has...

23 May

Aussie Helpers on the job in Dubbo NSW

(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = 'https://connect.facebook.net/en_GB/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v3.0'; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); Helping hand Aussie Helpers are doing their part to truck loads of fodder to the Central West. Posted by Prime7 News Central West on Friday, 18 May 2018 ...

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