Conversation and community

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Conversation and community

Reaching out a hand of friendship can go a long way to easing the sense of isolation felt by many asylum seekers and refugees in our community. There are various ways you can get involved. For more ideas, check out who’s doing what around Brisbane.

Welcome new arrivals into your community

Be a good neighbour, reach out and befriend the newcomers near you.

Find out what’s happening in your area at

Visit the Brisbane Immigration Transit Accommodation detention centre

Brisbane Immigration Transit Accommodation (BITA) is our local detention centre in Pinkenba.

Friendly visitors and volunteers conduct activities like English, orientation, gardening – a needed and welcome link to our community.

To find out how you can get involved, contact the Romero Centre or join the Scattered People Choir.

Join a local network

Connect with us at BRASS:

  • Sign up to our mailing list – we’ll keep you updated on local news and events around Brisbane. Email us to get added to the list.
  • Join our monthly meetings – the last Friday of the month at Justice Place, Abingdon St, Woolloongabba from 10 am – 12 pm.
  • Check us out on facebook
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