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This is home

Home. It is something we all have in common. The yearning for that place which provides us somewhere we truly belong, it holds a space inside all of us.

Aussie farmers are looking up

Drop in on farmers helped by drought relief and the generosity of Australians and see how their optimism will get them through the big dry.

Get summer ready with first aid basics

Do you know what to do when someone is suffering from heat stress? Or how to treat a jellyfish sting? We’ve put together a handy guide to these and other first aid basics, so everyone can be summer ready.

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RT @ICRC: This is #Yemen today: * 17.8 million barely have anything to eat. * 15.7 million lack access to safe water. * 14.8 million lack…

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For 70 years, we’ve been shaking the tin for good together. This March, it’s your time to shine! Register now and v… https://t.co/v2Vhfjhx6V

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Tough time for #DalyRiver: the whole community - 380 people - were evacuated. We’ll be there every step of the way… https://t.co/Xnrpy2Ye1K

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Migrants run a third of #Australia’s small businesses, employing 1.41M people. Check out some surprising facts belo… https://t.co/PXe8Hcq4Ia

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@94255d5fbe49460 Hi there, please send us a DM with some more information about the type of help you need. All the best.

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Will 2018 be the year you join your fellow #Australians, roll up your sleeves and #volunteer? https://t.co/shoafSDi0j

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From top to bottom #WA is experiencing emergencies: #Augusta bushfires were downgraded overnight, fires still rage… https://t.co/J2zkGeikzZ

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No one wants to spend a night in an evacuation centre. But we’re on hand to offer #Daly residents support and a war… https://t.co/DOwsjTC4VN

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