Regional Networks

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Each regional area in Queensland has a central contact listed below. If your region isn’t listed, please contact the Network Coordinator.

Brisbane

Contact: Donata Sackey
donata.sackey@mater.org.au

Logan/Gold Coast

Contact: Leeanne Schmidt
metrosouth_refugeehealth@health.qld.gov.au

Ipswich

Contact: Ursula Hannigan
Ursula.Hannigan@health.qld.gov.au

Darling Downs and West Moreton

Contact: Lauren Gill
Lauren.Gill2@health.qld.gov.au or Call Kobi House: 46166446

Townsville

Contact: Heather Cameron
TCHSrefugeenurse@health.qld.gov.au

Cairns

Contact: Andrea Obeyesekere
Andrea.Obeyesekere@centacarefnq.org

 

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. 

More information  or Email: homestay@ballinaregionforrefugees.org.au

 

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.