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.

Australian Mercy emergency appeal for Burma (IDPs)

The tragedy that is happening in Myanmar is causing enormous pain to many. The military coup on February 1, has seen the military kill its citizens on the streets, and in remote rural areas the Burma army (Tatmadaw) is attacking predominantly Karen areas, thousands of civilians have been displaced and are hiding in the forests. Some groups continue to be shelled by the military. They have nothing, just a few possessions that they could scrape together before they ran for their lives.

Military Coup in Burma – Humanitarian Crisis Appeal

In the days after the coup, the military has started to tighten its grip on power with all dissidents and political rivals under lock and key. Banks and shops are closed, people do not have access to their money and cannot go to work. We have had reports of large groups of people aimlessly walking around trying to find food to feed their families.

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. …

Christmas Appeal 2020

Australian Mercy is launching its Christmas Appeal for the children in Mae-la camp

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 …

Happy Christmas to all our staff, friends and donors.

The Board of Australian Mercy would like to wish all our donors, supporters, staff, volunteers and project clients a very happy and blessed Christmas. We hope that you and your families will have a blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Syria Crisis Continues

he recent crisis in Syria that has seen massive refugee movements as the Turkish army advances into Kurdish occupied areas close to its border.

Big news for RescueNet

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

It’s Christmas in July!

It’s Christmas in July the time when Australia does Christmas in the winter time! This is also the time that Australian Mercy begins to fundraise for Christmas in the Camp! In Mae-la camp there is little for children to do. Food rations are reduced, medical services are almost no existent …

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 …

Happy Christmas to all our friends and donors

The Board of Australian Mercy would like to wish all our donors, supporters, staff, volunteers and project clients a very happy and blessed Christmas. We hope that you and your families will have a blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year.      

The Indonesian training team are doing a great job!

Last July we trained a team of Buzz Off trainers in Papua, Indonesia. This team were easy to train and very keen. This week we received from the team photos of some of the malaria training that they have been doing in remote Papua. They have been running awareness training …

Australian Mercy AGM 2018

Australian Mercy will hold its annual general meeting on Friday, September 28 2018, at 2 Wentworth St Port Kembla commencing at 2:00 PM. All members are invited to attend. If you are unable to attend please download a proxy form here, or email the National Office and request a proxy …

Robin Wales receives OAM for his work with Australian Mercy

On May 23, 2018, Robin Wales received an OAM from the Governor of Queensland for his work amongst the Karen over many years. The Malaria bench aids that Robin prepared and the microscopy training that he has done over many years in Thailand and Burma have saved thousands of lives …