• Krystal is a Winner

    Krystal is a Winner


    Vinnies Queensland administration trainee Krystal du Frocq was recently crowned the TORGAS Regional Most Outstanding Business Administration Trainee...

  • A Longreach Legend

    A Longreach Legend


    Vinnies volunteer Warren Bryce is the type of person who makes country towns like Longreach great places to live. Warren not only gives up his own...

  • A Life of Service

    A Life of Service


    Peter Conaghan is someone who others would refer to as being ‘salt of the earth’ - a thoroughly decent person for whom helping others just...

  • Sarah's Saving Grace

    Sarah's Saving Grace


    After spending much of her youth in homeless shelters and couch surfing with friends, Sarah’s only goal in life was not to put her 6-year-old...

  • Overcoming Barriers to Learning - Brian's Story

    Overcoming Barriers to Learning - Brian's Story


    Vinnies Queensland Education Services client Brian is a genuinely happy man - a miracle considering the health problems he has dealt with for many...

  • Helping Keep The Lights On

    Helping Keep The Lights On


    Anne Armansin literally helps people keep the lights on. Clients come to volunteer Anne because they’re either about to have their electricity...

  • Making a Difference One Call at a Time

    Making a Difference One Call at a Time


    Vinnies Brisbane Helpline, staffed by hard working and caring volunteers, receives hundreds of calls a day connecting people in need with help and...

  • Rising From the Ashes - Doug's Story

    Rising From the Ashes - Doug's Story


    The Inspiring Story of Doug Herrington. Doug is a battler who draws strength from the challenges he has overcome in his life. Having faced mental...

  • Barry's Legacy


    Barry’s lasting legacy is to ‘do unto others as you would have do unto yourself.’ We are, undoubtedly, the lucky country. Barry Sogood’s had his share of luck throughout the years. He’s...

  • VoRTCS - Providing Support to Refugee Families


    Often the horrors of war can seem a world away from our lives in Australia. But for Volunteer Refugee Tutoring and Community Support (VoRTCS) volunteers, helping refugees who have fled their homeland settle into a new...

  • Paige's Story

    Paige's Story


    Paige was just 15 when she found herself all alone – no one to turn to, nowhere to go. “My mother was diagnosed with leukaemia when I was...

  • Queensland's Communities Rally for the Homeless


    Vinnies hosted Community Sleepouts for locals to raise vital funds to support people facing homelessness and awareness of the impact of homelessness for some in their local communities. The first West Brisbane Sleepout...

  • Award Winning Transparency


    The St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland 2013-14 Annual Report and Financial Report was recognised recently with a prestigious Silver Award at the recent Australasian Reporting Awards. This report is a transparent and...

  • A Valued Place in our Community


    The Reda family arrived in Australia in 2006 from Sudan, where four children were born into refugee camps. While they were well established in the community, they struggled to navigate the complexities of the Australian...

  • Hope Shines as the Storm Fades


    The Vinnies Cyclone Marcia Recovery Appeal launched following the devastating natural disaster. A generous $250,000 from the Queensland Government kick-started emergency relief to support the community to recover. Thanks...

  • Vinnies Team Spirit


    Vinnies Team Spirit is an easy, fun and healthy way to show your support for Vinnies in your community. If you are a keen runner or are passionate about the good works of Vinnies, then Team Spirit is for you, your...

  • The Business of Sleeping Rough


    On 18 June, more than 1200 business, community and government leaders slept out across Australia, experiencing for one night what over 105,000 people face every night. Their commitment has highlighted homelessness in...

  • Kevin's Story


    The generous donations made to Vinnies by our supporters have provided assistance to thousands of Queenslanders experiencing homelessness, just like Kevin. After losing his father and some close friends, Kevin started...