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Romero Centre helps celebrate Brisbane’s diversity at the A Taste of Belonging event

4 May 2016

Recipes from Mercy Community Services Romero Centre clients were at the heart of the A Taste of Belonging event held at the State Library of Queensland (SLQ) on Friday 22 April 2016. The aim of the

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Romero Centre’s International Women’s Day event brings community together to celebrate diversity

1 Mar 2016

Mercy Community Services’ Romero Centre is again hosting its annual International Women’s Day event in partnership with State Library of Queensland on Wednesday 2 March 2016.  Rome

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Children learning to swim thanks to a community partnership

1 Feb 2016

Thanks to a partnership between Romero Centre, Royal Life Saving Queensland (RLSQ) and the Plantation Swimming School at Gumdale, 47 children between the ages of 5-17 have been given the opportunity t

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Australia Post donates postie bikes to Romero Centre

1 Oct 2015

Romero Centre was the lucky recipient of 15 refurbished postie bikes from Australia Post, who donated 110 upcycled vintage-style postie push bikes to charities that provide support services for refuge

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Client reflections

 

Tamil Asylum Seeker

"When we come to the Romero Centre, we feel our hearts are a little lifted and the burden is not so heavy..this is like our second home..."

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Words from Oscar Romero

“We suffer with those who have disappeared, those who have had to flee their homes, and those who have been tortured..."