Brisbane Catholic Justice and Peace Commission Petition
The Brisbane Catholic Justice and Peace Commission held a special service to pray for those still detained in the camps in Sri Lanka and for justice and peace in Sri Lanka.
During the service, a petition calling for Australian Government action on the Sri Lankan situation was handed over to Senator Claire Moore for lodgement in the Senate at its next sitting.
MATES in Construction
MATES in Construction celebrated their second annual Charity Lunch in October of 2011, an event that Claire was very happy to support. MATES in Construction help construction workers who are doing it tough, through onsite programs delivered to more that 15,000 workers.
2009 Mental Health Conference Awards
Claire attending the annual Anzac Day ceremony
Claire attending the annual Dayboro Day festivities
Claire attending a Red Cross National Blood Donor Week function in Parliament House, Canberra
2010 ALP Shield Letter of Thanks
Saturday 28th August 2010, saw fourteen teams competing for victory in two locations to win the coveted ALP Shield.
The over 240 competitors and officials put on an enjoyable and spectacular day to over 500 spectators.
The winners of the day were the Banyo Devils winning the Northern Conference and the Albany Creek Crushers winning the Western Conference.
The ALP Shield promotes active, healthy participation in local junior sports. Preparations are underway for the 2011 competition.
Fortitude Valley Launch of Net Kiosk
The Fortitude Valley initiative is part of a wider Australian Government initiative 'Making Ends Meet - Plan for Older Australians, People with Disabilities and Carers' and commits $15 million over three years to create approximately 2,000 senior internet kiosks.
Only one in five Australians over the age of 65 years currently use the internet. The initiative responds to the needs of seniors wishing to be trained in the use of the internet to stay in contact with family and friends.
•provides seniors with free access to computers and broadband internet
•supports seniors to gain confidence to use new technology by providing free online training and individual and workshop training
•addresses the issue of seniors feeling isolated and 'left behind' in a technological age and
•builds community participation and social inclusion among seniors.
If your organisation would like to apply to open a kiosk or for more information, contact the Broadband for Seniors hotline on 1300 795 897 or go to the Broadband for Seniors Website