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William Booth's stance on smoking

William Booth's stance on smoking

23 September 2022

Unlocking the archives on how The Salvation Army has dealt with tobacco throughout its history... Read more

Salvation Jane, a flower by any other name

Salvation Jane, a flower by any other name

2 September 2022

Salvation Army historian Garth R. Hentzschel delves into the history of the weed sometimes referred ... Read more

The day the Red Shield came to the Red Centre

The day the Red Shield came to the Red Centre

26 August 2022

Alice Springs Corps' early days driven by a spirit-filled vision... Read more

Kokoda plaque honours Salvos' selfless service

Kokoda plaque honours Salvos' selfless service

19 August 2022

Red Shield Representatives' legacy lives on... Read more

Bush-baked scones on the Kokoda Track

Bush-baked scones on the Kokoda Track

12 August 2022

How The Salvation Army's Red Shield representatives boosted spirits... Read more

George Hazell - a life of significant influence

George Hazell - a life of significant influence

5 August 2022

George Henry Hazell experienced early in his life the impact that teaching could have on the young. ... Read more

Evangelist of the Goldfields - Part 2

Evangelist of the Goldfields - Part 2

22 July 2022

Moya Sharp continues to relate the story of William Schofield Randall, who pioneered The Salvation A... Read more

Celebrating the Victorian centenary in style

Celebrating the Victorian centenary in style

8 July 2022

Treasures from The Salvation Army Australia Museum... Read more

Sowing seeds in a barren land

Sowing seeds in a barren land

24 June 2022

The pioneering work of two courageous Salvation Army officers at Mt Isa... Read more

The rise of Catherine Booth

The rise of Catherine Booth

17 June 2022

A look at the rising emphasis historians are placing on Catherine Booth’s role in the establishmen... Read more

'Mudgee' Robertson ... the musical marvel

'Mudgee' Robertson ... the musical marvel

3 June 2022

A sinner turned Salvationist and musician, Tom 'Mudgee' Robertson used his character for Christ... Read more

The 1978 International Congress ... an Australian testimony

The 1978 International Congress ... an Australian testimony

26 May 2022

An adventure and experience of a lifetime for a group of Aussie Salvationists... Read more

Wartime origins of the Flying Padre Service - Part Two

Wartime origins of the Flying Padre Service - Part Two

8 April 2022

In part two of a two-part article, Jess Morris outlines the beginnings of the Army's Flying Padre Se... Read more

Fire a volley for Inverell's early converts

Fire a volley for Inverell's early converts

25 March 2022

Corps history books filled with amazing stories of townsfolk finding salvation ... Read more

Samuel Morris: The 'sterling' Salvationist. Pt 2

Samuel Morris: The 'sterling' Salvationist. Pt 2

18 March 2022

Army Archives unearths the story of Samuel Morris, whose drunken life was turned around after being ... Read more

Samuel Morris: the 'sterling' Salvationist. Pt 1

Samuel Morris: the 'sterling' Salvationist. Pt 1

11 March 2022

Army Archives unearths the story of Samuel Morris, whose drunken life was turned around after being ... Read more

The Collaroy story - the campsite develops. Pt 2

The Collaroy story - the campsite develops. Pt 2

18 February 2022

In the final instalment of a two-part series, Major David Woodbury reveals how the iconic Salvation ... Read more

The Collaroy story - a cup of compassion. Pt 1

The Collaroy story - a cup of compassion. Pt 1

11 February 2022

In part one of a two-part series, Major DAVID WOODBURY looks at the history of The Salvation Army's ... Read more

Army foundations built on Newtown site

Army foundations built on Newtown site

4 February 2022

Inner-Sydney suburb an area of historical significance for The Salvation Army... Read more

The day the Army marched on Manly

The day the Army marched on Manly

28 January 2022

'Congress' gathering cements Army presence on Sydney's northern beaches... Read more

Humble Salvo a modern-day St John

Humble Salvo a modern-day St John

21 January 2022

Bestowing sainthood has never been part of the tradition of The Salvation Army, but in the eyes of t... Read more

Tea for transformation

Tea for transformation

14 January 2022

The ministry of the early Salvation Army was marked by many enterprising ventures, not the least of ... Read more

The General takes command

The General takes command

7 January 2022

Major David Woodbury looks at the beginnings of The Salvation Army when, from a disparate group of e... Read more

Evolution of a spiritual army

Evolution of a spiritual army

24 December 2021

In the poorest part of London, an ‘Army’ forms that within 150 years will encircle the world. Ot... Read more

Sparks that lit a fire of salvation - Part 2

Sparks that lit a fire of salvation - Part 2

17 December 2021

In part two of a two-part series, Others Online follows the early life of Catherine Booth and the in... Read more

Sparks that lit a fire of salvation - Part 1

Sparks that lit a fire of salvation - Part 1

10 December 2021

In part one of a two-part series, Others Online investigates the early life of William Booth and the... Read more

Our enduring symbol of service

Our enduring symbol of service

12 November 2021

Major David Woodbury unlocks the Army Archives on the Army's red shield logo ... Read more

The evangelical entrepreneur

The evangelical entrepreneur

5 November 2021

Major David Woodbury unlocks the Army Archives on James Barker, considered to be the founder of The ... Read more

Confrontations with the Inspector of Nuisances

Confrontations with the Inspector of Nuisances

29 October 2021

Major David Woodbury unlocks the Army Archives on the early Salvation Army and its running battles w... Read more

War Cry's fight for Federation in Australia

War Cry's fight for Federation in Australia

22 October 2021

David Woodbury delves into the Army Archives to uncover The Salvation Army's link to Federation in A... Read more

Heroes of the faith

Heroes of the faith

15 October 2021

Major David Woodbury reflects on past Salvationists who set an example of commitment and dedication ... Read more

From bushcamp to battlefield

From bushcamp to battlefield

8 October 2021

David Woodbury unlocks the Army Archives to tell the inspiring story of Brigadier Arthur McIlveen... Read more

The pivotal contribution of women

The pivotal contribution of women

24 September 2021

Major David Woodbury unlocks the Army Archives on the pivotal role women have played in the developm... Read more

Divine inspiration - the musical legacy of Arthur Gullidge

Divine inspiration - the musical legacy of Arthur Gullidge

17 September 2021

Salvation Army composer Arthur Gullidge's music has enriched the spiritual lives of thousands around... Read more

Gripped by the grace of God (Part 2)

Gripped by the grace of God (Part 2)

3 September 2021

In part two of a two-part series, Major David Woodbury shares the inspiring story of George Walker a... Read more

Gripped by the grace of God

Gripped by the grace of God

27 August 2021

In part one of a two-part series, Major David Woodbury shares the inspiring story of George Walker a... Read more

The pioneer pedigree of Australia's first officers

The pioneer pedigree of Australia's first officers

20 August 2021

David Woodbury reveals the impact that Adelaide and Thomas Sutherland had on The Salvation Army's ea... Read more

Early Army's way was to seize the day

Early Army's way was to seize the day

13 August 2021

Pioneer Salvationists in Australia developed many diverse aspects of Christian ministry and service... Read more

Australia's first-ever world champion a Salvationist

Australia's first-ever world champion a Salvationist

7 August 2021

The inspiring story of rower Ned Trickett... Read more

An unsung hero - Australia's first General

An unsung hero - Australia's first General

6 August 2021

In part two of a two-part series, Major David Woodbury profiles the first Australian to become Gener... Read more

An unsung hero - Australia's first General

An unsung hero - Australia's first General

30 July 2021

In part one of a two-part series, Major David Woodbury profiles the first Australian to become Gener... Read more

The man of many faces

The man of many faces

22 July 2021

Arthur Smith Arnott – son of the legendary biscuit maker and pioneer Salvation Army officer Willi... Read more

An Army behind bars

An Army behind bars

16 July 2021

For the early Salvation Army in Wollongong, south of Sydney, persecution and imprisonment was just p... Read more

Christmas with The Joystrings

Christmas with The Joystrings

21 December 2020

Will 'A Starry Night' be playing in your home this Yuletide season?... Read more

God at the centre of Elsie's lifetime of memories

God at the centre of Elsie's lifetime of memories

2 December 2020

Faith carries Elsie through war, officership and immigrating to Australia... Read more

Remembering the West Gate Bridge collapse

Remembering the West Gate Bridge collapse

15 October 2020

Army officer recalls personal experience on 50th anniversary of the disaster ... Read more

Remarkable women who shaped our history

Remarkable women who shaped our history

9 March 2020

International Women's Day is celebrated every year on 8 March, yet women are honoured every day of t... Read more

'Safe with Jesus'

'Safe with Jesus'

11 November 2018

During World War One, two soldiers on opposing sides of the conflict found a moment of peace... Read more

Delegates reflect on life-changing congress

Delegates reflect on life-changing congress

17 October 2018

A group of Salvationists held a reunion in Sydney recently to celebrate 62 years since attending The... Read more

Multiculturalism a taste of heaven

Multiculturalism a taste of heaven

22 May 2018

Auburn Salvation Army in Sydney has been Salvationist Peter Woodbury's spiritual home since the late... Read more

And I mean to go on to the end

And I mean to go on to the end

5 February 2018

George Hazell (OF) reminisces about the impression a corps secretary made on his life in the Central... Read more

The rise of Catherine

The rise of Catherine

27 December 2017

A renewed interest in Catherine Booth, reveals her as a notable figure in Victorian England, both fo... Read more

Presbyterian author an expert on the Booths

Presbyterian author an expert on the Booths

8 May 2017

How did a non-Salvationist become one of the worlds leading experts on The Salvation Army's founder... Read more

History's 'missing nurse' found after magazine article

History's 'missing nurse' found after magazine article

10 April 2017

The mysterious Adjutant Emily Jackson has been recovered from history, after a call for information ... Read more

What happened to Emily Jackson?

What happened to Emily Jackson?

22 February 2017

In researching the history of Salvation Army nurses in the Australian Army Nursing Service, Salvatio... Read more