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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...

27 Mar

Aussie Helpers Resue Mission Scone NSW

March 13 2018 – 5:47PM The heart-wrenching moment charity ‘Aussie Helpers’ delivers supplies to Upper Hunter farmers on the brink Written by :Caitlin Reid YESTERDAY Upper Hunter farmer Paul Metcalf had nearly lost all hope. With little feed left on his Gundy property “Belah”, he was loading his last 40 head of cattle to be sent off to sale when he received an unexpected call. “They were in the yard ready to go,” an emotional Mr Metcalf recalled. “Then I picked up the phone and they...

29 Jan

Requests for assistance mounting in Aussie Helpers office -Queensland Country Life 25/01/2018

Requests for assistance mounting in Aussie Helpers office. Sally Cripps @sallyQCL 25 Jan 2018, 8 a.m.               The need to keep feeding weaners such as this one at Barcaldine have been behind the requests for help overwhelming the Aussie Helpers hotline. Photo supplied. It’s not only drought-stricken Cunnamulla that will be feeling the helping hand of fellow Aussies reaching out with a hay drive on Australia Day – rural charity, Aussie Helpers, is preparing for a hay relief effort in the state’s central west. Centred around Barcaldine...

01 Dec

MEDIA: 28/11/17 Alan Jones Interview with Brian Egan (co-founder of Aussie Helpers) VIDEO

Alan Jones and Peta Credlin talk with Brian Egan of Aussie Helpers about the plight of farmers more than 6 years living with drought, and the toll it is taking on their livestock and their families.       IMAGES SUPPLIED BY AUSSIE HELPERS (c) 2017 SOURCE OF AUDIO: http://www.skynews.com.au/connect/podcast.html ...

05 Apr

Aussie Helpers Press Release 5th April 2017-Cyclone Debbie Assistance

$100,000 RELIEF FROM AUSSIE HELPERS FOR CYCLONE DEBBIE VICTIMS        Aussie  Helpers,  Australia’s  leading  rural  charity,  today  announced  that  it  would   be  assisting  primary  producers  in  areas  north  of  Marlborough  in  Central   Queensland,  specifically  Saint  Lawrence,  Lotus  Creek  and  Clarke  Creek.   The  decision  was  made  to  help  these  areas  as  they  have  not  been  mentioned  in   most  media  reports.  Aussie  Helpers’  assistance  will  ensure  communities  who  would  not  otherwise  be   aided  will  be  able  to...

21 Jun

LIONS CLUBS REACH THEIR MILLION DOLLAR GOAL!!

LIONS CLUBS REACH THEIR MILLION DOLLAR GOAL!!   On a cattle station near Hughenden Brian Egan first met Brian McAtee  who had stopped to see what Aussie Helpers were doing giving stock feed away to graziers and when Brian Egan explained to him the huge cost involved in doing this type of drought relief work he told me that Lions should be able to do something to help   Brian McAtee invited Brian Egan to a meeting at Castle Hill Lions Club...

03 Mar

Dick Smith and Ian MacNamara ( Macca )fly in to visit Aussie Helpers in Charleville.

Dick Smith and Ian MacNamara ( Macca )fly in to visit Aussie Helpers in Charleville.   On the first day of March Dick Smith and Macca from Australia all Over flew into Charleville from Sydney enroute to Mornington Island. Dick Smith Foods donated one million dollars to Aussie Helpers last December and Dick decided to stop over in Charleville and have lunch with Brian and Nerida Egan, founders of Aussie Helpers, and to meet some of the volunteers who freely give their...

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