Just Dates October

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Eat Local Feed Global

International Day for Older Persons

4-10 World Space Week

24-30   Disarmament Week

Open Mosque Day Brisbane

On Friday September 19 Brisbane residents had an opportunity to participate in  the first Queensland Open Mosque Day.
For me this meant my first visit to the local Mosque in Holland Park.You can view my video of the visit here
 
Solidarity and support for the local Muslim community. Great hospitality and frank conversation with neighbours and friends — at Holland Park Mosque

Tony Robertson's photo.

Tony Robertson's photo.
Tony Robertson's photo.

Just Dates: September

September is

31 August- 6 September  Legacy  Week 

1-7   Spina Bifeda Awareness Week /  /

3      Indigenous Literacy Day

7       Fathers Day / National Threatened Species Day /

7-13 Child Protection Week

8     International Literacy Day

8-14  National Stroke Week

10   World Suicide Prevention Day

11 RUOK Day

12 White Balloon Day

14-20 Disability Action Week Queensland

15 International Day of Democracy

16 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

21 International Day of Peace

21-27 World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel

29 Death of John Pat in Roeburne Prison (1983) prompting the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody

Local Events in and Around Brisbane 

Welcome

Dear Reader,

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Just Dates: August

1-7 World Breastfeeding Week

4 National Aboriginal and Islander Children’s Day

4-10 Homeless Persons Week

9 International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

11-17 Brain Injury Awareness Week 

12 International Youth Day

14 Feast of Micah the Prophet

16-24 Seniors Week Queensland

16-22 Children’s Book Week

19 World Humanitarian Day

23 International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

24-30 Speech Pathology Week / Hearing Awareness Week

31 International Overdose Awareness Day 

Local Events in and around Brisbane 

Recent Reflection: Lunch time Walk in Boundary Street

One of the advantages of working around West End is the opportunity to walk down Boundary Street and share in the spirit that keeps the suburb so exciting.Today was quite an adventure when I discovered that our Peoples Park has been fenced off for some reno work and new landscaping. The queue for the weekly food distribution by Community Friends looked a bit anxious as there usual meeting spot was out of bounds.

A quick call to council and the friendly staff at Helen Abrahams office provided all the information we needed to calm the masses.I will attempt to provide regular images as the work progresses.

There is quite a bit of activity going on at the moment with some funky developments at the Absoe market space and I also paid a visit to some of the local graffiti shrines.

With my trusty phone in hand I grabbed a few images for those who never get to see the sights in West EndWest End Community Association West End Community House West End Story Spaces West End Uniting ChurchThe West End MagazineWestender

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Tony Robertson's photo.

Construction work begins on the peoples park in Boundary Street

Tony Robertson's photo.
Tony Robertson's photo.
Tony Robertson's photo.
Tony Robertson's photo.