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Despite the ongoing intermittent COVID-19 restrictions affecting SE Queensland, most of Buddies' regular activities are continuing as usual. 

There are many ways that you can support Buddies and contribute to the asylum seeker advocacy cause. Now more than ever, asylum seekers and refugees need our help.

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You can donate with either a one-off donation, or a regular subscription from as little as $1 per month.




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Buddies is a Sunshine Coast group which advocates for just and compassionate treatment of refugees, consistent with the human rights standards which Australia has developed and endorsed.


We support policies towards refugees and asylum seekers that reflect respect, decency and traditional Australian generosity to those in need, while advancing Australia’s international standing and national interests.


We are an independent community group and meet regularly on a two monthly basis. Our next meeting will be  the AGM, to be held on Sunday 29 August at 11am at 'Connections on King', 2-10 Gloucestter Rd, Buderim. ALL WELCOME

Help sponsor a refugee to Canada


If the

won’t do it,

we will.


Last updated:

20 August 2021


From the Home to Bilo

website –

the whole backstory in one place

Sunday 29 August, 11am

'Connections on King',

cnr Gloucester Rd and King St Buderim


Buddies 2021 AGM