Sunday 24 November 11:00 am,  Buddies Meeting


University of the Sunshine Coast (USC), BUILDING E, ROOM 14    See Map Here

All welcome. Guest speaker followed by members' business – agenda items to Paul McKinlay 0439 679 588. 12.30pm: Refreshments – please bring your own mug.

Wednesday 4 December 7:30 am - 4:30 pm,  Bunnings Sausage Sizzle


​Bunnings Noosaville   -  Volunteers Needed

All welcome.

​​​Saturday 7 December 11:00am

Buddies Reunion Picnic – an invitation to all Homestay Hosts

​​Roma Street Parklands, at the tables under the big white sails near the lake


This is the opportunity to catch up with new and old friends and let them know that we are still thinking of them.

Please contact your refugee friends and invite them to join us all. Please bring plenty of food and drinks to share with everyone. For more info email Kayla, 0427 380 235

Saturday 7 December 11:00am

The World's Big Sleep Out

​​The Gabba, Brisbane


For one night, in backyards, hometowns and iconic locations across the globe, people will sleep out in unison to create the world’s largest display of solidarity with those experiencing homelessness and displacement. The Romero Centre has been chosen as the charity mission to be benefiting 50% of funds raised from the event

For more info More Here..,

Sunday 15 December 3:00 pm- 6:00 pm, 

SCRAN 2019 Celebration

Maroochy Bushland Botanic Garden  Palm Creek Rd, Tanawha

Hosted by Sunshine Coast Refugee Action Network - SCRAN and Noosa Welcomes Refugees

Come and celebrate the year's achievements with us at a picnic style event in the Maroochy Botanic Gardens!This is a chance to connect and party with like-minded people plus take part in Amnesty International's annual Write for Rights campaign!Bring a plate of food to share (no meat or single-use plastics please)BYO drinks.

Hope to see you there!   More Here..,

Thursday - Friday 13-14 February 2020 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, 

RCOA Refugee Alternatives Conference, Brisbane


​QUT Gardens Point Campus, Brisbane

An action-packed conference week with speakers and delegates joining us from across Australia, with priority given to speakers from refugee backgrounds.

Early bird tickets are now open for a limited time only… Register here



2018 Buddies Refugee Support Group

Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia


 PO BOX 367, Buderim 4556


 0412 673 028 or by email