Pages tagged "Culture of Connection"
We can all agree that isolation has posed many challenges for communities, including negative mental health impacts. But for some, isolation has been an opportunity for artistic development. Local Brisbane muso Damo has spent his time focusing on music and activities that bring peace and reflection, including working on a single being released this week called ‘Ginseng’, which is all about being at peace with life.Read more
May is Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month, which is incredibly timely given the increased incidents of domestic and family violence as a result of Coronavirus.Read more
Previously our Redbank Plains Community Centre used Project Nourish as a way of connecting with community through a community morning tea, visiting service providers, and allowing participants to have choice through a ‘fill-a-bag’ system. Due to COVID-19 they have adapted and found ways in partnership with OzHarvest Brisbane to still connect to community whilst delivering an essential service.
Bill Gamack is the CEO of Multicultural Australia. In his Culture of Connection piece he shares that though his family are spread over different households and even different continents, they are staying connected through a COVID-19 Spotify playlist called Corona Classics. Hear what songs made the list and why!Read more
Fabrice came to Australia as a refugee from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and discovered dance as a way to connect with the people and place.
Culture of Connection presents the Mardini/Metran family and how they are coping through Coronavirus
Jean and Caroline have been in Australia for around 3-years, finding refuge in Australia from the Syrian conflict.
Local sports clubs play a huge role in connecting neighbours and communities. Coronavirus restrictions have hit sporting clubs and codes hard, as well as the families and members for which they are an important source of physical activity and friendship.
As we get ready for Labour Day 2020 in Queensland and the Northern Territory, a day recognising the contributions of workers to our nation, watch Samara and Ariyan's message from the heart to front line workers looking after us during this Coronavirus event. The sweetest thing you'll see this week!Read more
Lal Nun Tluang is a member of Brisbane's Chin community. Here she shares how Coronavirus has impacted her, particularly her study and her ability to hang out with friends.Read more
For Jean Marie, Coronavirus restrictions have impacted his work and his children's schooling.