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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


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


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


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..."