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Pictures in My Frame – Presented by Trish Carpenter

This workshop will help you to find ways to assist you when you are on your own and looks at some insights, strategies and reflections that Trish has found to be effective in navigating her grief after losing her seven-year-old son Thomas. 

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Can relationships survive the death of a child? – Presented by Beth O’Brien

When a child is critically ill and dies, or a sudden death happens, why do relationships alter?  This talk will open the discussion about how the relationships change where some are broken, and others grow stronger.  The relationships between siblings, friends, life partners, ex-life partners, and grandparents will be discussed.  A mention to the often-un-spoken topic of intimacy between parents will also be part of the conversation.

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Consolations of Sorrow – Presented by Donna McDonald

In this presentation, I share not only my experiences of the witnessing power of the written and spoken languages of grief, but also my arts-based responses to my enduring sorrow. In doing so, I put forward the hope that such enduring sorrow can be a consolatory companion of love.

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2020 Candlelight Remembrance Service

This year our annual Candle Lighting Service will be held in a new location, the Annerley Baptist Church.
556 Ipswich Rd, Annerley
Sunday 13 December
6pm to 9pm

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TCF USA Virtual Conference 2020

The Compassionate Friends in America is hosting its Annual Conference this year using Zoom videoconferencing. Its a three day event from 31st July to 2nd August, but the sessions are held Eastern Daylight Time – 14 hours behind Brisbane – meaning most sessions are in the early hours of the morning. If you are interested,

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