A million dollars in drought aid donated by Freemasons Queensland

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
September 27 2016 - 8:00pm
Giving: Hand Heart Pocket director John Aronis spoke of the help given by Freemasons Queensland to mark National Bilby Day in Charleville, to enable local dollars to go further in the name of conservation. Picture: Sally Cripps.

It was announced without much fanfare but it’s meant a great deal to struggling droughted communities in Queensland’s west – Hand Heart Pocket, the charity of Freemasons Queensland, has raised and distributed $1 million to people in need in the last 18 months.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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