Maj. David Eldridge AM

Major David Eldridge was the Chair of the National Youth Commission Inquiry into Youth Homelessness - a best practice citizens' advocacy initiative that has won plaudits for its efforts to force this long-standing issue into people's consciousness and push for real, sustained change. The campaign was highlighted through the highly acclaimed ABC documentary The Oasis, which aired during Youth Week 2008.

A Salvation Army officer for more than 28 years, Major Eldridge has been instrumental in overseeing the Salvation Army's support for communities recovering from disaster.

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