• 10 January 2022. SMH, Brisbane Times, The Age, WA Today reports on pilot program helping temporary visa holders escape violent homes.
  • 4 January 2022. Australian Red Cross aid worker Dr Janet Hall spent her Christmas onboard the Ocean Viking. She spoke to Radio National about the rescue of more than 100 people.
  • 23 August 2021, ABC online - Red Cross allocates 93 per cent of $242 million donated by public after Black Summer fires
  • 19 October 2021. Climate change and natural disasters foce millions of people to flee their homelands every year. SBS news reports that in the lead-up the COP26, Red Cross migration expert Jess Van Son and Samoan Red Cross Secretary-General Tala Mauala warn of the grave humanitarian impacts of climate migration.  
  • The Project - More than 300-thousand people in Australia live in aged care homes and up to 40 per cent never receive visitors. Red Cross is tackling the problem with a 'buddy program', aimed at reducing loneliness and social isolation.
  • ABC News Breakfast- Red Cross consultant and psychologist Dr Rob Gordon speaks to ABC News Breakfast about anxiety during the ongoing pandemic, with millions of people in lockdown across Australia.

  • Australian Community Media- Opinion piece Andrew Coghlan, Red Cross head of emergency services - The Pandemic is not over: hardest hit need more support [paywall].

  • Channel Nine News Melbourne - Red Cross Emergency Services Manager Kate Siebert explains the work of volunteers in the Dandenongs after ferocious storms left thousands of homes without power and water.

  • 3AW - Red Cross warns recovery from Victoria’s severe storm will be complex.

  • 21 September 2021, How are the compounding disasters hitting Australians? ABC Life Matters discussion with Red Cross legends Kate Brady and Rob Gordon on our survey about living through multiple disasters. And some helpful strategies on dealing with overlapping disasters.  
  • 21 September 2021, A new Red Cross study finds just how much living through disasters and overlapping ones are affecting Australians' mental health. One woman’s story and more on our survey at ABC online
  • 7 December 2021. Channel Seven's Sunrise program chatted to Red Cross's Poppy Brown about how people are feeling in the lead up to the festive season, and the importance of social connections.
  • 7 December 2021. ABC TV News speaks to Director of Volunteering Penny Harrison about loneliness and what people can do to help.
  • 8 December 2021. ABC News takes a look at different ways you can connect with people as rates of lonelines increase across Australia. 
  • 10 December, 2021. The Project talks about loneliness during Festive Season with John Richardson 
  • 25 December 2021. SBS radio explains how Humanitech, powered by Red Cross, will work with tech companies to address biggest issues facing humanity.
  • 13 December, 2021. Adrian Prouse, Head of Humanitarian International Programs, talks to The Guardian Australia about his concerns over PNG and possibility of new COVID variants due to low vaccination rates. 
  • 13 December 2021. ABC's Pacific Beat focuses on Red Cross efforts to get PPE to PNG. (timecode 26:16)
  • 2 August 2022. As Europe grapples with soaring temperatures and heatwaves, Alana Pedler from SA Red Cross is in Greece, talking to ABC Radio National about Telecross REDi heatwave program.
  • 26 September 2022. The Age: Red Cross Pacific Islander leaders advocate for accelerated action against climate change at a global disasters conference. 
  • 21 November 2021. The Brisbane Times reports on the appointment of Elijah Buol, respected community leader and former child refugee to lead our work supporting refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in Queensland. 
  • 14 November 2021. The Nine group of papers including the Brisbane Times reports on our amazing longest serving staff member. 
  • 3AW's Great Australian Lives - Rose Rhodes talks about growing up in Malaysia, her work as a nurse and experiences in disaster zones. Rose Rhodes is Chair of the South Australian Divisional Advisory Board, Australian Red Cross.
  • SA Life magazine - Rose Rhodes has coordinated disaster relief and worked in remote communities. By sharing her story she hopes to inspire others to get involved in humanitarian causes. Rose Rhodes is Chair of the South Australian Divisional Advisory Board, Australian Red Cross.
  • The Project -  Nazli Hocaoglu shares the experiences of communities living on the frontlines of the Delta outbreak, from her home in Sydney's south west. Nazli is a an Australian Red Cross Board member. 
  • ABC News Breakfast - Nazli Hocaoglu shares the experiences of communities living on the frontlines of the Delta outbreak, from her home in Sydney's south west. 
  • 3AW’s Great Australian Lives - Board member Cris Topfner-Rigby shared her remarkable story of determination, hardship and endurance and ultimately a story of hope and inspiration. In 1990 just months after the fall of the CeauČ™escu regime in Romania – she found herself with just 48 hours to say goodbye to everything she knew, her home and family and flee to the West. Some three decades later she pays tribute to organisations like the Red Cross who were so instrumental in helping her establish a new life in Australia.

29 August 2021, ABC online, How Red Cross and a radio reconnected a family torn apart by conflict

Amy McLachlan explains to ABC News why its important not to send unsolicited goods to disaster areas.

Our Acting Director International programs, Penny Harrison talks to TRT World News in Turkey about the needs on the ground in Tonga.

International Response Manager Sophie Ford talks to The Guardian about getting aid to tsunami impacted Tonga and concerns about influx of aid bringing COVID to the remote islands.

Head of International Humanitarian Programs, Adrian Prouse, tells Sydney Morning Herald about our initial response to Tonga as full picture of damage remains unclear.

Melinda Spink chats to ABC Radio about the work done to prepare Tonga Red Cross for disasters, like the volcanic eruption and tsunami.

Acting Director of International Penny Harrison talks to Weekend Today about Tonga response.  

  • 9 January 2022. The work of the Red Cross Young Parents Program highlighted in SMH.

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