Solidarity Volunteering: Strong Relationships, Mutual Development

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Palms’ Diamond Jubilee

Join us for Palms Australia’s Diamond Juibilee Luncheon, to be held at the University of Technology Sydney, Broadway on Sunday 19th June. Palms Australia’s Diamond Jubilee Celebration Catch up with your Paulian and Palms family over a buffet luncheon and share anecdotes from six decades working in solidarity for justice and peace!   Details: Sunday […]

Heather's friend Lydia with her students

Reflections in order to look forward

by Heather Henderson I am almost 12 months into my placement here at Ruben School in Mukuru kwa Ruben. It has been an amazing journey of education for me and to my host community. This community continues to embrace my efforts to help and advise where and when I am asked. It is a mutual […]

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Have you shared your belief?

Directors Report, Roger O’alloran Have you shared your belief about Palms’ Vision and Mission? Palms simply does not have the funds to meet the demand we have for the qualified and experienced Australians we send as volunteers. The demand for Palms’ approach of skill development in a spirit of mutual assistance and solidarity is very […]

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Graham’s return journey

  Serial volunteer Graham Andrews flies back to Papua New Guinea for his latest Palms placement in the Diocese of Wewak. Having completed two placements in PNG, what does one expect in the Land of the Unexpected? Greetings from a hot and humid Wewak! Yes, hot and humid but not unbearable. If I thought I would […]


All people desire peace but only few want the things which result in peace. - Thomas of Kempen