Brisbane

Protesters across Australia want an end to gendered violence

Content warning, the following story contains details some listeners may find distressing. This weekend, tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Australia to demand action against gendered violence and domestic abuse. Sparked by a significant rise in the number of women killed this year, with all alleged perpetrators being men – the community …

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Brisbane market day to raise funds for families fleeing Gaza

As the conflict in Gaza continues to escalate, communities across Australia are doing what they can to support Palestinians fleeing their homes. Mums for Palestine Meanjin is hosting a children’s market in West End, on April 27, with market stalls and kids’ workshops, the funds raised will go towards flights and basic necessities for families …

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Consultation started between Anglican Church and LGBTIQA+ members in Brisbane

The Anglican Church Southern Queensland will issue an apology to LGBTQIA+ people for harm caused by the church’s past attitude and behaviours.  The Church began consultation with the LGBTQIA+ community last week, inviting current or past members and their families to share past experiences in its parishes, schools or other institutions. Via email or committee …

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Ukrainian community rally in Brisbane, one year following invasion

This weekend marked one year since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine. The Ukrainian Community of Queensland organised a rally to commemorate this anniversary and show solidarity for Ukrainian diaspora living in Brisbane, Australia. The Wire’s Nicholas Powell attended the rally and spoke with Vice President of the Ukrainian Community of Queensland, Adam Miljenovic and other …

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