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
|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.
7am – 2pm
|Cnr Russell and Boundary Street West end||Come along any time you like, bring family and friends.|
|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 https://www.vaks.org.au/Queensland|