Each regional area in Queensland has a central contact listed below. If your region isn’t listed, please contact the Network Coordinator.
Contact: Donata Sackey
Contact: Leeanne Schmidt
Contact: Ursula Hannigan
Darling Downs and West Moreton
Contact: Lauren Gill
Lauren.Gill2@health.qld.gov.au or Call Kobi House: 46166446
Contact: Heather Cameron
Contact: Andrea Obeyesekere
Regional Community Support Programs
Ballina Region for Refugees Homestay Program
The Ballina Region for Refugees Homestay Program offers respite for asylum-seekers and refugees through short-term stays with host families in the Ballina region in far northern NSW.
Ballina Region for Refugees Inc is totally operated by volunteers.
Buddies is a Sunshine Coast group advocates for just and compassionate treatment of refugees, consistent with the human rights standards which Australia has developed and endorsed.
Buddies support policies towards refugees and asylum seekers that reflect respect, decency and traditional Australian generosity to those in need, while advancing Australia’s international standing and national interests. More information click here.