Farewell to Amy

  It is a some sadness that we recently farewelled Amy who has been working in the Youth Team at Picabeen for the past 5 years. We thank Amy for her dedication to her role and wish her all the best in her new...
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Picabeen Change Room commences business

On the 4th February Picabeen took over the operations of the Change Room situated at 65 Gilston Road Keperra Picabeen Change Room is a second hand clothing store and Community Hub and this retail outlet was previously run by the BTF Foundation The Change Room is open...
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Community Christmas Event

Despite the threat of inclement weather the Picabeen Christmas Event went off  without a hitch. We also took the opportunity to farewell Ann who has been volunteering with Picabeen for many years. A big thank you to the staff and volunteers for organising the event...
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TaxArana supports Christmas Hamper Appeal

  Recently Steve Brett – Principal of TaxArana invited our Centre Manager Jillian Warren to address the firm’s annual Christmas Party where  Jillian spoke about the role of Picabeen in the North West Brisbane Community. Steve, his staff and  clients...
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Life Member Barbara Barnes receives a volunteer award

    Recently Foundation and Life Member of Picabeen  Barbara Barnes received an Everton Volunteer Recognition Award to acknowledge her service to the community –most recently  for her involvement as convenor of the Older Women’s Network Mitchelton...
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Farewell to QUT Students

  Our QUT Students are completing their placements soon and today they joined the staff for a farewell lunch. Picabeen thanks Punam, Yawen, Liz, Sissi and Vinh for their volunteer contribution and wish them all the best for the future. Also big thanks to Carla...
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Pop up Foodbank returning to Picabeen

  This Pop Up event will be the second of its kind for Foodbank Queensland who has partnered with Picabeen Community Association to distribute food to those in need this winter. Our November Pop-Up will be held at Picabeen Community and Neighbourhood Centre...
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Feed 50 Families this Xmas

Once again this year Picabeen Community Centre is looking for help to provide Christmas hampers to the growing number of local people experiencing hardship. The centre has been supporting at least 40 families and other vulnerable people with those hampers, but in the...
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Community Christmas Morning Tea

      Once again Picabeen will be holding a Community Christmas Morning Tea – on Monday 17 December starting at 10am Highlights will include Animal Petting, Face Painting, Xmas Carols , Art and Craft display and much more Look forward to seeing...
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Services Information Booklet Launch

Picabeen and Older Women’s Network Queensland recently launched its Services Information Booklet. Guest speakers included Hon Coralee O’Rourke – Minister for Communities, Disability Services and Seniors, Annie Bacon – Family and Relationship...
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