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Recent advocacy from The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army regularly produces submissions, reports, factsheets and videos to help us further our advocacy efforts. The Salvos also launch campaigns highlighting the biggest social issues Australia is facing in hopes of making progress on these issues and raise awareness around it.


Elimination of Violence against Women 2020

Violence against women is preventable. It is not always physical or visible, but all forms of violence and abuse are harmful. For many women and children in Australia, it means they do not feel safe in their homes.

Together with the community, The Salvation Army is committed to speaking out against violence against women and is advocating for change.
Find out how you can speak out against violence against women.

The Salvation Army is committed to helping people experiencing injustice, disadvantage and hardship.

Our advocacy pages provide more information about the issues we are advocating for to help eliminate violence against women.
Find out how you can be involved.

Anti-Poverty Week 2020

Disaster doesn't discriminate, and The Salvation Army believes opportunity shouldn't either. Sudden job losses, unexpected health crises or a natural disaster can strike at any time and we believe that opportunity, recovery and hope for the future should be available to anyone. The Salvation Army is committed to helping people who are facing poverty overcome their financial stress and find hope for the future. See our campaign page to see what we can do together.
Learn more about Anti-Poverty Week

Our services continue to provide assistance to all walks of life and it is increasingly accessed by people in vulnerable situations. To learn more about this, you can read the report prepared by our research team on disasters in 2020 and how it impacted people.
Download PDF report

Homelessness Week 2020

Sleeping rough might mean sleeping on the street, in a park or in an abandoned building. Rough sleepers are particularly vulnerable to physical harm, sickness, and poorer physical and mental health. Australia has the resources to eliminate rough sleeping altogether – we just need to work together to make it happen.

Find out what each of us can do and join The Salvation Army in our efforts to end rough sleeping.



The Salvation Army Australia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we meet and work and pay our respect to Elders past, present and future.

We value and include people of all cultures, languages, abilities, sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions and intersex status. We are committed to providing programs that are fully inclusive. We are committed to the safety and wellbeing of people of all ages, particularly children.

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The Salvation Army is an international movement. Our mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in his name with love and without discrimination.

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