It is with a heavy heart that we advise that Moyia O’Brien passed away in the early hours of Thursday 4th May 2017. As she would like us to describe it, her soul is liberated. She was in the arms of her niece, Katina, when she left us all. Both her hands rested in Ranji’s, […]
Our Community Inclusion adventure was a special one this week. We were fortunate enough to get tickets to the ANZAC experience at the Brisbane Exhibition and Convention Centre. First, we were briefed by our guide on how to use our portable narrative devices. We received a set of headphones and a small device that […]
On Thursday 23rd June, the SWARA community was treated to a delicious soup made from scratch by our hospitality team. The hospitality team led by volunteer Maureen were working hard in the kitchen all week in preparation for the delightful lunch! It was quite a crowd! Our lovely Pink Twin Moyia O’Brien was able to […]
Our love and thanks for the support of ‘Rotary Planetarium’ who have brought recycled computers in to our learning space and advocated SWARA as beneficiaries of the 2016 St. John’s Cathedral fundraiser.
Our gratitude to the Brisbane Community, particularly the 580 corporate participants and 15 major sponsors who attended St. John’s Cathedral Loaves and Fishes fundraiser for SWARA’s learning skills initiative. St. John’s certainly walk their talk in modelling the life of Jesus providing loving service to Brisbane’s needy.
President Australian Human Rights Commission Prof. Gillian Triggs, spoke at St. John’s Cathedral fundraiser for SWARA’s learning skills. Her focus was that literacy is a basic human right and she applauded SWARA’s attitude to Human rights through principles. SWARA’s 5 principles are the 5 human values love, truth, right action, peace, and non-violence.
The QLD Premier has proposed that the SWARA Songbirds’ choir will be recommended to Peter Beattie to perform at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.