Entries by Chris

Wynnum Manly Branch – Our newest branch in the family of Rosies

Recently we held a well-attended community meeting to determine whether or not we had the support ‘on the ground’ to make this happen. YES WE DO! We are currently working with a committee of three to oversee the establishment of the Wynnum Manly branch. We have set ourselves a target of six months to be […]


Toowoomba Branch – Thank you Jon!

Jon Martlew is moving on from his role as Rosies branch coordinator in Toowoomba. Jon made an enormous contribution in developing Rosies in Toowoomba. From small steps Jon has been instrumental in establishing Rosies activities and profile in his home city in the space of a few short years. His embrace of all those he […]


Cairns Branch – Another reason to smile in Cairns

James Cook University (JCU) dental students [pictured] recently attended one of our Rosies Cairns branch outreaches. The students fully embraced the experience, listening and sharing stories with our friends on the street, and helping put a smile on their faces. The branch also recently received goods and services donations, as well as monetary donations from […]


Ipswich Branch – Cordially yours

Rosies Ipswich branch volunteers are always inspired by the ongoing support they receive from their local community. Recently members of the Ipswich Catholic Community, which is made up of the parishes in the region, kindly collected donations of biscuits, noodles, and cordial to support Rosies. Thank you! Students at Bremer State High School also held a […]

Sunshine Coast Branch – it is about giving and sharing

It is often said that ‘there is more happiness in giving than in receiving’, and at Rosies we could not agree more. Our Sunshine Coast branch not only experiences it while on outreach, we also share the kind support for emergencies (such as drought and flood relief) with the Sisters of Mercy. This order assists […]

Caboolture Branch – new opportunities to be considered

Rosies new Volunteer & Program Outreach Coordinator, Cathy Linsday recently visited the Caboolture branch. Cathy was most impressed with the great work and commitment evident in the branch. The branch is looking to expand its role in the community. Find out more about the Caboolture branch.

Brisbane Branch – Another Bite

Rosies is collaborating with Second Bite in Brisbane to deliver fresh produce more regularly on outreach. Although providing food is not Rosies’ main objective, we know too well how welcome fruits are with our many friends. On another note, our faithful old outreach van is being replaced with a grant from the Department of Communities […]

Logan Branch – outreach room renovation

Our Logan team are most excited to have a new storage room. None more so than our wonderful Branch coordinator, Margaret Harvey, as for the last ten years she has been using her own garage to store items. A big thanks to you Margaret. Thanks to the generosity of the Department of Communities (Gam bling […]


Gold Coast Branch – The Gold Coast community joined forces

A big thank you to Cross Promotions International for recently leading a food drive to support our Gold Coast branch as supplies were extremely low. Thank you so much to every single one of you in the local Gold Coast community for your support. Friends and strangers alike walked through the doors of our Southport […]

Atherton Mareeba Branch – New outreach services available

New Rosies outreach services are now up and running in Atherton. The team takes the van out fortnightly, on the first and third Saturdays of each month. Rosies Mareeba branch team is kindly offering support and mentorship. Teams from both locations are also sharing resources, including the same Rosies van. Several young adults are already […]