Universities help fundraise for free legal service

My Community Legal Bunnings sausage sizzle

DINA GETOVA My Community Legal has begun a fundraising initiative in partnership with three Gold Coast universities to help provide free legal services for people experiencing financial hardship.   The legal centre is working with … [Read more...]

Park goes red for domestic violence awareness

Tom Tate Red Bench Mudgeeraba

LILY NOLAN AND STAFF WRITERS The Gold Coast’s Mudgeeraba Rotary Park has become the newest recipient of a brightly painted red bench as part of the Red Bench Project, which aims to start an important dialogue about domestic … [Read more...]

Brisbane gets daggy to help homeless youth

Brisbane Youth Service’s Daggy Jumper Day

IRIS ZHANG AND TRISH KETELS Brisbane residents will be in for a fashion treat today as workers and students around the city put on their daggiest jumper to help support homeless youth. Daggy Jumper Day is the brainchild of the Brisbane Youth … [Read more...]

Sanctuary provides safe haven for women

Bella’s Sanctuary Gold Coast

COURTNEY KRUK The Gold Coast’s new purpose-built bridging-accommodation facility for women and children who have escaped domestic violence, called Bella’s Sanctuary, is about to welcome its first tenant.   The five-unit facility, which … [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...]

Stair-climb challenge tackles domestic violence

Starting line of River to Rooftop at Brisbane’s ONE ONE ONE Eagle Street

ATHENA ZELANDONII More than 500 people took to the stairs of the iconic ONE ONE ONE Eagle Street building in Brisbane’s CBD on Friday for the River to Rooftop event, in support of Women’s Legal Service Queensland (WLSQ).   WLSQ’s … [Read more...]