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If you are looking for emergency accommodation in Queensland this Christmas and need some help to find out whats available please contact the Homeless Hotline or free call on 1800 474 753 (note: if you are phoning on your mobile some charges do apply).

Across Queensland there are free Christmas lunches and dinners, below is a list of a few events.  If you know of any other events in your area please free free to add as a comment so we can share the news.

We hope that everyone has a Merry Christmas and best wishes for a happy and joyful 2019.

Gold Coast Gold Coast Community Christmas Lunch

11:30 – 2:30


Labrador State School

Imperial Parade, Labrador


Everyone is welcome. Free Christmas lunch for all Gold Coasters – companionship, food, entertainment and gifts.

We want to make sure that no Gold Coaster spends Christmas Day alone and no Gold Coast kid goes without a visit from Santa.


Logan ADRA Logan Christmas Brunch

9 -11am

ADRA Logan 31 Station Road No bookings required Delicious brunch, face painting, live music and kid’s activities All welcome
Redlands Second Chance Family


11.30 – 2.30

Redland Community Centre

29 Loraine Street, Capalaba, Queensland 4157

Christmas Day lunch will be delivered by an amazing group of volunteers who have given up their day to serve others. The lunch is FREE for anyone in the community who may feel isolated or lonely; has no family or friends in the area and/or you may be financially stressed or homeless. Singles and families are welcome.


Please don’t be alone on this special day come along and join our ‘Second Chance Family Christmas Lunch’ and enjoy this special day with some great people of our community.

Brisbane Community Friends

7am – 2pm

Cnr Russell and Boundary Street West end Come along any time you like, bring family and friends.
Christmas Lunch


Wesley Mission, Wesley House,

140 Ann St, City

Mackay 12 – 2 pm Roshni Indian Restaurant
Cairns Cairns Community Christmas Lunch

11:30am – 2:00pm

Cairns International Tennis Centre, 356 Sheridan Street, Cairns North The ‘Cairns Community Christmas Lunch’ provides a traditional Christmas meal to anyone who has nowhere else to go on Christmas Day: no family or friends with whom they can share time, or else cannot afford a traditional Christmas meal for their family.
Toowoomba Christmas Day Lunch for the Homeless

11.30 – 1pm

St Luke’s Hall
Queensland wide For free meals during Christmas and all through the year go to