News

05 Jan

Rotarians to support Australian farmers

Aussie Helpers wish to thank the Thuringowa Central club in Townsville for their recent donation of $10,000. Community Service Director Steve Greenwell stated “We challenge all Rotarians around Australia to buy as many bales as they can and support our drought effected Australian Farmers. The Buy a Bale campaign is such a wonderful concept and the team at Aussie Helpers need all our help to allow them to assist drought effected farmers.” If you wish to donate to the Buy a Bale...

05 Jan

SUICIDE IN QUEENSLAND DROUGHT STRICKEN FARMING COMMUNITIES NOW AT ALL TIME HIGH

The drought in Queensland continues and Aussie Helpers uses its Buy a Bale campaign to recruit retired nurses and their partners and grey nomads who want to donate some time to assist struggling farming families. Brian Egan, founder of Aussie Helpers said “the next step in this drought will be the mental health of the farmers, their families and local communities. I can say from personal experience, the effects of the drought will lead many to suffer depression and a number...

05 Jan

SUPPORT BY SUNRISE CHANNEL 7 MORNING SHOW

We recently had the kind support of the Sunrise television show staff and it was a great week where we promoted the Aussie Helpers’ Fundraising. The Channel 7 Sunrise weather team spent three days with Aussie Helpers visiting farmers in Collinsville and Richmond in North Qld. It proved to be a great opportunity for the rest of Australia to see just how the drought affected farmers and their families first hand. Here is an open letter Brian wrote to Sunrise to thank...

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