Australian Mercy AGM

Australian Mercy will hold its 2022 AGM on Wednesday the 26th of October at 4pm AEDST. The meeting will be held online. Members and guests who would like to attend should email [email protected] and request a link to the meeting. Links will be sent out 48 hours before the meeting …

End of Australian Financial Year Giving

Giving Financial year thanks

The Australian Mercy Ukraine appeal raised $22,232! That money is changing a dire situation for people just like you and me.  Generosity changes lives. Generosity of time, talents and resources enables and empowers others – overseas and here in Australia. We are so blessed. We have so much to be thankful …

Ukraine Appeal Update

Be encouraged! $12,232 has been donated to Australian Mercy’s Ukraine appeal. And, as mentioned in the appeal, the Australian Mercy board matched donations up to $10,000. This means Australian Mercy will send $22,232 to Ukraine! Thank you for your generosity! All $12,232 given by donors will go to assisting Ukrainian …

Ukraine Appeal

I am writing to inform you of an urgent appeal Australian Mercy has launched. Today, many people in Ukraine are facing some of the greatest traumatic experiences they have ever gone through.  In response to this crisis Australian Mercy has launched a Fundraising appeal. We are in the unique position …

The day of big changes has arrived!

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Well, it’s September 30, and today after 23 years in the job, I step down as Australian Mercy’s National Director. Kent Truehl will take over this key leadership position and will do it with great passion and kindness. I have known Kent for many years and am thrilled that he …

Directors Update – Changes

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Dear friends and supporters, When I (David) took over the leadership of Australian Mercy, it was a very small operation with an annual budget of about $70,000 a year and operational only in Australia. Now it is a million-dollar organisation that is influential in over 20 nations including Australia. What …

Big changes for two Australian Mercy projects.

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The new financial year has begun and with it comes two huge changes for Australian Mercy, both of which will have a significant impact on our work and ministry in the coming 12 months. These changes are the closure of RescueNet and the Nowra Community Store.

Gday Farmer

G’day Farmer is progressing in its commitment to provide outfitted shipping containers to those living in the northern NSW area who were heavily impacted by the 2019-2020 fires.  In doing so, we have been helped with financial grants from several contributors, one being St Vincent de Paul.  We would like …

Australian Mercy’s 2019-2020 Annual reports are now available.

AustralianMercy has now completed its AGM process and has released its 2019-2020 Annual Reports. We would like to thank our amazing auditors T.A. Khoury and Co for their hard work in preparing this year’s financial reports. Copies of the newly released 2019-2020 Annual Reports can be downloaded from our website. …

Buzz Off provides COVID Support in Yangon

In the early part of the COVID crisis in Myanmar Buzz Off provided an information sheet about COVID 19 to remote parts of Burma through the Buzz Off team located in Yangon and its already existing networks. At the time this was one of the few sources on information available …

New Homes

Gday Farmer We’re thrilled that two containers have now been placed on two separate properties in Nymboida, northern NSW.  Two families now have a new shipping container that has been decked out with a sliding glass door and window, internal insulated panelling, LED lighting etc.  Some recipients have opted for …

New Project – Gday Farmer

Lending a hand to those who’re doing it tough! June 2020 Container UpdateThe trees are greening up in northern NSW but still many people are without homes after the summer fires.  G’day Farmer has two outfitted containers close to being delivered to needy recipients – hopefully in the next few weeks.  …

Coronavirus (COVID 19) is now a pandemic

The World Health Organization has declared coronavirus (COVID 19) a pandemic. The virus which was first discovered in Wuhan China has now spread to 114 countries, has seen over 120,000 known infections and nearly 5,000 deaths at the time of writing of this post. Whilst symptoms can seem mild for …

Christmas in the camp brings hope to a desperate situation

Things are not going well for the 60,000 refugees in Mae-la Refugee camp. The military is tightening security so that outsiders have very little access to the camp, rice rations are being reduced, and services are being lost.

Annual General Meeting

We have successfully completed our AGM and you may read our annual report here

Australian Mercy AGM

Our AGM is scheduled for Tuesday the 22 of October at 3pm. We will meet at 2 Wentworth St Port. Kembla NSW.

Big news for RescueNet

the Australian Mercy Board received the resignation of Mark Cockburn from his position as the RescueNet Australia National Coordinator.

Great things are happening in Timor Leste

The Australian Mercy Board had the great privilege of doing a monitoring visit on two of our projects in Timor Leste; these are located in Hera and Bahareduk.

RescueNet are in Mozambique

Cyclone Idai has wreaked havoc in Mozambique. It is an international disaster that has displaced many thousands of people. WHO are expecting large outbreaks of Cholera and Malaria thousands of families are at risk. RescueNet is on site and are providing emergency relief to thousands of displaced families. The team …

Emergency Appeal for Papua floods

Flash flooding in Papua has claimed dozens of lives and many families are not able to return to their homes until the waters subside. Australian Mercy has a Buzz Off malaria team on the ground who are able to assist those negatively affected by the floods. We are currently trying …

Annual General Meeting – Completed

We are happy to notify that our 2018 AGM has been completed successfully. For those interested you can read our Annual Report here