Recent News & Events

2017 Annual Grief & Loss Seminar

17 June 2017 O’Shea Centre, 19 Lovedale Street, Wilston (Brisbane) This year’s theme was ‘Gift of Your Greatness’ with keynote speaker Susan Ball. Susan’s presentation highlighted how we can unlock the gifts of our own greatness, and begin to live authentically from a place of joy and hope. Through connecting from the heart and through story-telling, we can strengthen our emotional, spiritual and physical…

2016 Candlelight Remembrance Service

On Sunday December 11 we held our annual Candle lighting service in memory of all our children gone too soon. It was a beautiful evening full of love, smiles and tears, as we remembered and honoured our sons, daughters, brothers, sisters and grandchildren. We remembered them with love, for their love lives on in us. The service was MC'd by Reverend Murray Fish. People read poems, listened to songs, and watched a slideshow of some of the…

2016 Annual Charity Golf Day

The Compassionate Friends Queensland’s 12th Annual Charity Golf Day was held at the Nudgee Golf Club on Friday the 22nd July 2016. And what a great day it was. We had 15 fantastic and competitive teams playing and the atmosphere was one of fun and games. The weather turned on a spectacular sunny day that lifted everyone’s spirits. A big thank you to all those who generously gave their time and energy in helping make the day such a…

Thank you to Rockhampton facilitator

TCF Brisbane office extends a heartfelt thank you to Rockhampton facilitator Karen Shillington for all she has done during her time as Rockhampton TCF Branch Co-ordinator. Karen remains one of our telephone isteners and you can find her contact details on our telephone listener page. Please see below a personal message from Karen. Dear Friends, Over the past several months attendance at our meetings has indicated that we are all…

2016 Annual Grief & Loss Seminar

Grace College - Walcott Street University of Queensland, St Lucia This year's theme was 'The Elephant in the Room'.  A topic that anyone who has lost a loved ones knows only too well is that death and dying are 'taboo' subjects for many people in our society.  It makes it difficult to be able to share our grief openly with family and friends who aren't able to communicate about this sensitive topic.   The Keynote Speaker…