Ronald Henderson famously chaired a Commission of Inquiry into Poverty in the early 1970’s. Following the release of the Commission’s reports, the ‘Henderson Poverty Line’ became the standard used by researchers to gauge progress in the community.
It's very likely that some of the items in your next bag of shopping, will have been made by people who are poorly paid, unfairly treated, even enslaved. Thankfully, more than 400 brands are now getting their Ethical Fashion tick of approval.
Hi, I’m Nathaniel. You might have heard me on-air during the past few fundraising appeals. I’m currently working with 91.9 Fresh FM in the capacity of interim General Manager. I took on this voluntary role in April. So who am I? I’ve worked in Christian radio for the past 18 years. I began in sponsorship […]
The United Nations recently declared that the world currently faces humanitarian crisis at a scale not seen since the end of World War II. More than 20 million people are facing starvation and famine.
Men and women leaving the military often find it tough to transition into civilian life; especially those who’ve been impacted by overseas deployment, or who have served for long periods of time.
Knowing that more than 116,000 Australians are homeless, is sad enough. But learning that 1 in 20 of them could be Australian Defence Force veterans, is downright upsetting.
Imagine a paper chain, made up of bright yellow festival wrist bands, stretching more than five kilometres long. On each of those looped wrist bands, is a message: a prayer to God, written by an ordinary Australian, about something they want to see changed for the better.
In February we asked FreshFM supporters to help bridge the gap from our Hope Rising appeal in November. Due to the timing of the state election, we (and a number of other listener-funded stations in Qld) experienced a shortfall in reaching our fundraising targets. Many of you responded to the call in February to get […]
91.9 Fresh FM is partnering with Bible League International again this year for a campaign to plant 3500 bibles in Aussie jails. A donation of just $15 provides a bible to an inmate, bringing Good News and hope to someone behind bars. Bible League has designed a Prison Bible specifically for prisoners, featuring a […]