Photography exhibition fights mental health stigma

Collective Minds pop up gallery

JESSICA AMBLER LIVIN is partnering up with Robina Town Shopping Centre to raise awareness and break the stigma surrounding mental health conditions with a special pop-up photographic exhibition called Collective Minds.   The Collective … [Read more...]

UQ event targets ovarian cancer

We’re In This Together ovarian cancer charity event

JESSICA MYLNE Female-based societies at the University of Queensland (UQ) are joining forces to support the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute’s ovarian cancer research through their We’re In This Together Ovarian Cancer Charity … [Read more...]

Bra Gifting events support the girls

Support the Girls Australia’s Bra Gifting event

CHARLOTTE BRENNAN Local Charity Support the Girls Australia (STGA) provides homeless and low-income women with bras and feminine products at their monthly Bra Gifting events at Southport Community Centre.   Attendees to the event are … [Read more...]

Choir sings for stroke awareness

Sing to Beat Aphasia choir

LAUREN MARTIN Queensland’s Sing to Beat Aphasia choir held a special performance at the Logan City Library this week as a part of National Stroke Week.   Singers in Sing to Beat Aphasia choir suffer from aphasia and other conditions … [Read more...]

Fashion Parade supports Mater Redlands

Mater Private Hospital Redlands Spring Fashion Parade

SAMANTHA BALDRY Mater Private Hospital Redlands is holding their 16th annual Spring Fashion Parade and Morning Tea on September 13 to raise money for special equipment that the hospital may otherwise not be able to … [Read more...]

Sled push challenge supports kids’ hospice

Inspire charity challenge

CLARE LACEY Inspire Health Services is hosting a half marathon sled push in West End this Saturday to raise money for Queensland’s only children’s palliative care facility, Hummingbird House.   The Inspire Charity Challenge will see … [Read more...]

Walk targets farm animal maltreatment

Walk for Farm Animals Brisbane

BRITTINY EDWARDS More than 80 supporters are expected to walk the streets through Brisbane City and Southbank this Sunday as part of the annual Walk for Farm Animals, which raises awareness of the maltreatment of farm animals.   Farm … [Read more...]

Fundraiser helps feed the homeless

Walk With Us Christmas lunch

KRISTINA TRAJKOVSKI Walk With Us is holding the second annual Slices and Schooners charity fundraiser tomorrow to help support and feed homeless people living on the Gold Coast.   The fundraiser is the charity’s main fundraising event … [Read more...]

Police charity ball raises hospital funds

Police and Community Charity Ball 2019

KRISTINA TRAJKOVSKI Police are ditching their uniforms and getting their glam on at the Star Casino on the Gold Coast this weekend to raise vital funds hospital funds for their local communities.   The Police and Community Charity Ball … [Read more...]

Dog market celebrates AWLQ’s 60th birthday

Paws at the Park photo booth

CONNIE SAVAGE Australia’s biggest dog market event, Paws at the Park, returns to the Mudgeeraba Showgrounds this Saturday to celebrate Animal Welfare League Queensland’s (AWLQ) 60th birthday and showcase the best of Brisbane and Gold Coast’s dog … [Read more...]