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Brisbane Interest Groups, Support Groups and Community Pages
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Art and Craft Groups in Brisbane & Queensland

Art and Craft Groups in Brisbane and Queensland Access Arts Inc – Creating Diversity in the Arts Artrageous Community Arts Centre: A creative outlet for Sandgate and surrounding suburbs. Programs include: Articipate (for Special Needs) Drawing and Painting Classes Craftrageous (Learn new skills or hone old ones) What’s In The Box? (for kids 7yrs plus.) Markets… Read More

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Crisis Services in Brisbane Queensland

Alternatives to Violence Project AVPQ is a growing community of people who support those actively seeking nonviolent solutions to conflict. Members share experiences, skills, information and their time. It is a multicultural, independent, non-profit association of trained volunteers, offering experiential workshops that help people to change their lives. Brisbane City Mission – 3252 3571 Family and… Read More

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Education- State Schools in Brisbane Queensland Australia

State Schools in Brisbane Scroll down to see Primary and Secondary State Schools, Special State Schools and Environmental Education Centres in the Greater Brisbane Region. They are divided into the four Education Districts in Greater Brisbane – Central and West, North, South and South East. Brisbane Central and West Education District Primary Schools in Brisbane… Read More

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Car Clubs in Queensland

Queensland Car Clubs All British Classics Car Club Inc – a friendly, family orientated multi-marque club in Brisbane. Membership is open to anyone who has an interest in British vehicles, regardless of current ownership, marque, age or condition. “British vehicle” includes any vehicle manufactured in the United Kingdom. Bad Little Bug-gers V-Dub Club QLD INC Bayside Vehicle… Read More

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BCL Adult Education- Brisbane Queensland Australia

Adult Education Pine Rivers State High School holds evening classes for the Pine Rivers community, including arts & craft lessons, music, sport, cooking and more. University of the Third Age – ‘Learning for Pleasure’, Providing leisure and educational courses to local seniors. Secondary School Course Providers Coorparoo Centre for Continuing Secondary Education Students at the… Read More

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Education- Private schools in Brisbane Queensland Australia

Independent and Private Schools in Brisbane Scroll down to see Independent Schools and Colleges in the Greater Brisbane Region. They are divided into the four Education Districts in Greater Brisbane – Central and West, North, South and South East. The lists include All Boys, All Girls and Co-Ed Schools. Some schools are Primary, some Secondary… Read More

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Education- Universities in Brisbane Queensland Australia

Universities in Queensland Australia Catholic University – Brisbane Campus (McCauley at Banyo) Bond University is a small private university. The University campus is on the Gold Coast, about one hour drive away from Brisbane Central Queensland University Griffith University – with campuses at the Gold Coast, Logan, Mt Gravatt, Nathan and Southbank. James Cook University… Read More

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Education Links and information – Brisbane Queensland Australia

Education Information Sites Education Queensland Education Queensland’s Education and Training Reforms for the Future includes a proposal to extend the years of compulsory schooling – and the opportunity to have your say. An important part of this strategy is broadening the options available to the students. The Senior Certificate Project investigated structural changes to certification… Read More

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Games Clubs in Brisbane & Queensland

Brisbane Bridge Centre – Caters for all ages and levels of experience, and has a playing session that will suit your needs. On Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays you can come without a partner. Brisbane City Chess – If Brisbane is a ‘World City’ then why is it near impossible to find a game of chess in the… Read More

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Gold Coast Support and Networking Groups

Gold Coast Support and Networking Groups Alzheimer’s Association on the Gold Coast is a non-profit community organisation providing support services to people with dementia and their families. Founded in 1987, the Association also works to raise community understanding about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias Amyloidosis Support Groups – US-based. The site publicises all Australian Support… Read More

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Government in Brisbane Queensland Australia

Australia has three levels of government: Federal Government covering all of Australia, State Government for each state and local government for cities and regions. Local Government Local Government Association of Queensland The Brisbane City Council web site. BCC Customer Call Centre — 3403 8888 Queensland State Government Government House includes history, role and functions of… Read More

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Historical Groups in Brisbane & Queensland

Genealogy and Local History Groups Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology Sunshine Coast offers  events, festivals, group tours and school educational programs. Anglican Diocese of Brisbane Archives Annerley-Stephens History Group Inc: Annerley; Fairfield, Greenslopes, Moorooka, Holland Park West, Tarragindi, Tennyson, Yeerongpilly & Yeronga, QLD. Our area is the suburbs and communities within the boundaries of… Read More

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Hospitals in Brisbane Queensland

In an Emergency If you require immediate medical assistance dial 000 See also Emergency and Essential Services Hospitals & Medical Services in Brisbane Brisbane Private Hospital, Wickham Terrace – offers a range of specialist medical and surgical services. Canossa Private Hospital – Oxley – a modern facility operated by the Canossian Sisters. Family Planning Queensland has been the… Read More

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Multicultural Groups Brisbane & Queensland

Multicultural Groups More than a quarter of Brisbane’s population was born overseas.  Find more statistics at the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) website. Academy of Middle Eastern Dance, founded in 1989, boasts 5 highly skilled teachers and is home to Brisbane’s only Professional Belly Dance Troupe “The Oasis Dancers”. AfricanOz – An online resource for people of… Read More

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Multicultural Groups on the Gold Coast, Australia

Multicultural Groups on the Gold Coast, Australia Australian American Association Gold Coast Division – Aims to foster friendship and understanding between the people of the United States of America and Australia. Australian National Committee on Refugee Women (ANCORW Coop. Ltd) The Canadian Australian Club-Gold Coast-Tweed Inc is a social club open to anyone. Events include… Read More

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Museums, Historical Attractions and Places To Go in Brisbane Queensland Australia

Brisbane Historical Sites, Museums and Attractions Abbey Museum – Public museum of art and archaeology, featuring antiquities and fine arts from around the world – north of Brisbane near Caboolture and Bribie Island. Australian Railway Historical Society (Qld Division) – operates steam trains with the Queensland Rail Heritage fleet and maintains an operating museum near Rosewood… Read More

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Performing Arts Groups on the Gold Coast, Australia

Performing Arts Groups on the Gold Coast, Australia Ballina Players is a community-based amateur theatre group Beenleigh Theatre Group Inc. The Blenders – An a cappella male chorus which rehearse at the Gold Coast Youth Orchestra Building, Community Drive, Ashmore. Its 80 members range in ages from 12 to 86. Enquiries 5575 7250. Gold Coast… Read More

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Performing Arts Groups in Brisbane & Queensland

These listings are provided free. Find out how to request links, notify updates and promote your events by follow the links at the bottom of the page. 4MBS Brisbane’s Classical Music FM Radio Station, since 1979, holds workshops, concerts etc Australian Girls Choir The Australian Voices is a group who are committed to commissioning, performing… Read More

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Pets, Animals and Animal Welfare Clubs in Brisbane Queensland Australia

Pets, Animals and Animal Welfare in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 4 Paws Animal Rescue Inc. – Rescue animals from council pounds and places them with foster carers. Agility Dog Association of Australia Animal Liberation Queensland Animal Welfare League Australia – The non-profit organisation cares for stray and abandoned animals and works to: find homes for abandoned… Read More

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Pre-schools Brisbane Queensland Australia

Brisbane Pre-School, Playgroups & Childcare Centres Playgroup Australia includes how to find playgroups in all states of Australia. Queensland Government Childcare Services Search Queensland Government Child Care Information Service See BCL Groups – Children for playgroups etc Information for Working In Child Care See BCL School Holidays for Holiday and Term Dates through the year… Read More

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Support Groups and Services in Brisbane and Queensland

Support and Networking – Brisbane 139 Club is a homeless refuge that provides a range of day and visiting services, welfare and family support, and community development initiatives. Al-Anon Family Groups (Alateen)  – Helps families and friends of alcoholics recover from the effects of living with the problem drinking of someone close. Alternatives to Violence… Read More

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Social Groups in Brisbane & Queensland

Brisbane Social Groups Brisbane City Chess – If Brisbane is a ‘World City’ then why is it near impossible to find a game of chess in the CBD? Chess is an unsurpassed ‘leveler’ which has remained constant for over 1500 years, not caring for your age, sex or station in life. Let’s get a social chess… Read More

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Support Groups for Grief and Bereavement for Brisbane Queensland Australia

Brisbane Support Groups for Grief and Bereavement Hannah’s Foundation, Australia’s only Drowning prevention, awareness and family support services. We have three primary roles and functions for supporting families of any tragedy such as child drowning, ocean drownings, boating accidents, floods or other water tragedies in Australia. We also support those victims who have suffered non… Read More

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Theatres and Theatre Groups – What’s on at Brisbane & Queensland Theatres

Brisbane Theatres Arts Theatre – Petrie Tce, Brisbane CBD. Backbone Youth Arts Brisbane Multicultural Arts Centre Brisbane Powerhouse – A contemporary performing and visual arts space. Comedy, dance, cabaret, music, farmer’s markets, dining and more. Located in New Farm Park. Centenary Theatre Group Inc – Chelmer Communitiy Centre. Expressions Dance Companies – Contemporary dance. The… Read More

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Volunteer Queensland

Volunteers are always needed and it is a quick way to make friends and learn new skills. Calls for volunteers can be posted on our forum See also community groups. Animal Welfare League Australia – The non-profit organisation requires volunteers to help care for stray and abandoned animals. Amnesty International Brisbane City Group Brisbane State Emergency Services (SES) Careflight Rescue QLD –… Read More

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Women’s Groups Brisbane & Queensland

Women’s social, networking and interest groups in Brisbane and around Queensland.

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Outside School Hours Care – Brisbane Queensland Australia

Before and After School Care Queensland Government Childcare Services Search Queensland Government Child Care Information Service Vacation Care – for information, ring Dept of Family and Community Services (07) 3224 4225, or from outside of Brisbane 1800 637 711. Information for Working In Child Care See BCL School Holidays for Holiday and Term Dates throughout… Read More

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Brisbane Schools and Education in Brisbane Queensland Australia

Education and Schools in Brisbane Brisbane has a wide range of educational and training facilities for all ages. Queensland children normally begin school in the year of their 6th birthday. Most attend state or independent schools. Others study by distance education and some families choose home-schooling. Queensland’s new Preparatory Year replaced preschool from 2007 and… Read More

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Public Speaking Queensland

Brisbane Public Speaking & Debating Clubs etc Australian Speak Easy – A national organisation that provides support for people who stutter. Group meetings are held in most states. Forum Communicators – Queensland public speaking and personal development organisation, with groups meeting at Ashgrove, Bayside, Beenleigh, Bremer, Brisbane City, Brisbane West, Chermside, Cleveland, Carindale, Gold Coast… Read More

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Disability Queensland

Disability Services and Information National Disability Insurance Scheme website about the proposed NDIS includes information, draft legislations, a forum, and much more. Access Brisbane – A guide to access and facilities for people with disabilities plus stories, art and feedback. Anti-Discrimination Commission – Can help if you’ve been discriminated against in employment, education and many… Read More

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Science Queensland

Science Groups and Links in Brisbane, Queensland Griffith University Society for Skeptics and Freethinkers Brisbane Astronomical Society – A non-profit society of amateur astronomers who meet monthly at the Kelvin Grove State College Library, Victoria Park Rd, Kelvin Grove. The Ideas Festival – Held annually in Brisbane. Science Teachers Association of Queensland – A non-profit… Read More

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Services for Men in Brisbane Queensland

Men’s Support and Information in Brisbane Anti-Discrimination Commission can help if you’ve been sexually harrassed or discriminated against in employment, education and many other areas. Beyond Blue is a national, independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related substance misuse disorders in Australia. beyondblue is a bipartisan initiative of the… Read More

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Games Clubs in Brisbane & Queensland

Brisbane Bridge Centre – Caters for all ages and levels of experience, and has a playing session that will suit your needs. On Tuesdays, Wednesdays… Read More

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Environmental Groups and Links Queensland

Environmental Groups and Links in Brisbane Australia New Guinea Fish Association (Queensland) promotes the study, conservation and aquarium culture of the native freshwater fish species of Australia and New Guinea, and provides a forum for the exchange of information. Basin Sustainability Alliance was established in early 2010 to represent landholder, community groups and individuals with serious… Read More

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Sustainable Enterprises Brisbane

Brisbane Tool Library – promotes a sharing and circular economy and aims to reduce overconsumption by decreasing the purchase of infrequently used items by encouraging borrowing rather than buying tools. BRISlets – (Brisbane Local Energy Trading System) trade your skills and products… Read More

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