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Extending thanks to our community supporters

16 Dec 2016

The Romero Centre would like to acknowledge the far-reaching community support that has been shown to the centre recently. Special Christmas hampers were delivered to the centre to support families du


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


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


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


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..."


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..."