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Church members dig deep for flood victims

THE UNITING Church in Australia has raised more than one million dollars in aid of flood victims in Queensland, Victoria,
northern New South Wales and Western Australia.

The President’s Appeal was launched by the Assembly in cooperation with the Queensland Synod and Lifeline Community Care Queensland, in immediate response to the flooding that devastated parts of rural Queensland, Brisbane and northern New South Wales in January.

Subsequent flooding in Victoria and Western Australia expanded the focus of the appeal, facilitated by Lifeline Australia and the Share Appeal in the Synod of Victoria and Tasmania.

The Uniting Church in Australia has a history of responding to disasters, most recently providing immediate and ongoing assistance after the Church members dig deep for flood victims Victorian bushfires.

Both Lifeline Community Care and the Share Appeal have not charged an administration fee for the processing of the donations and have covered the cost of printing and posting.
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