Program Update – Tuesday 13 March

Key Points:

  • Vision Commitment Morning Teas
  • Social Program Review
  • Strategy & Roadmap
  • Delivery of Vision Commitment & Covenant Renewal Cards

Vision Commitment Morning Teas 

The Vision Booster Campaign will come to a conclusion next week, culminating with a time of vision commitment and covenant renewal.

At 10:00am on Monday March 19 vision commitment morning teas will be held at THQ Redfern and THQ Blackburn. Calendar invitations will be sent to THQ employees this week.

Corps will celebrate in their worship services on Sunday March 18 and all other mission expressions are encouraged to mark the occasion with a special morning tea.

Social Program Review

Earlier today Lt Colonel Lyn Edge released an important announcement about the Social Program Review. You can view the announcement via the video below, or read the full  announcement by clicking HERE.


Strategy & Roadmap

Staff Pack

The Strategy & Roadmap Staff Pack is now available for download. The pack contains:

  • The slides presented during the staff briefings last week,
  • FAQs, and
  • A slide pack detailing how existing AUS and AUE departments map into the national structure.

Please download the pack HERE.

Feedback Survey

Thank you to everyone who has completed a feedback survey about the Strategy and Roadmap Staff Briefings. We have received 130 responses so far. These responses provide us with valuable insights to help us continually improve our communication with you.

If you haven’t completed the survey yet, it is not too late. Please click on the relevant link below.



Delivery of Vision Commitment and Covenant Renewal Cards

As has been previously communicated, vision commitment and covenant renewal cards will be posted to all corps and centres. We have used our existing records to estimate how many cards you will need.

We regret that the vision commitment and covenant renewal cards were not delivered at the end of February as we originally communicated. There have been logistical complications that have caused significant delays in the dispatch of the cards.

The team is working hard to ensure that the cards will be delivered to all expressions of The Salvation Army this week, and are dedicating additional resources to ensure that priority is given to our friends in remote and regional areas of Australia. We are arranging for alternative delivery and dispatch methods for areas where there may be an issue in delivering the cards on time.

If you are concerned that you won’t receive your cards in time to allow you sufficient time to prepare, or if your cards don’t arrive by Thursday March 15, please consider one of the following options to assist your preparation:

  • Print-ready versions of the cards have been placed into Folder 12 of the vision booster pack at for you to organise your own printing.
  • We have established a national vision hotline that you can call as needed where support teams will be available to assist you.

Vision Hotline: (03) 8878 4707

The vision hotline will be open on the following days/times in March:

9AM – 4PM AEST         Tuesday 13, Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15
9AM – 8PM AEST         Friday 16 and Saturday 17

Keeping Informed

You can keep up to date with the latest Australia One news and information by visiting the Australia One website (, or your monthly edition of OTHERS magazine ( online or in printed copy).

You can also raise any questions you may have with your manager, either at your regular team meeting or outside of those meetings.

You can print a copy of this Program Update by using your internet browser’s print function.

You can also contact us directly through the Australia One email inbox:

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