News from HEAL

Big News!

Our work in the community was recognised at the United Nations Queensland Community Awards, where Friends of HEAL received a Meritorious Award for such work as assisting cultural integration of young refugee people. Our Chairperson, Adele Rice, also received a Community Award for her years of dedication to young refugees as well as for developing […]

‘FHEAL’ Good Event Makes Difference to Young Lives

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) is proud to announce the results of a special fundraising event held in its Concert Hall on Friday 28 August 2015. The Songs of Hope and Healing concert was presented by QPAC to raise funds for Brisbane’s Friends of the Home of Expressive Arts and Learning (FHEAL). Formed in 2012, […]

Songs of Hope and Healing: More Than a Band-Aid

Walking into the Graceland concert at Brisbane Entertainment Centre years ago, I said how excited I was to be seeing Paul Simon live! An African friend questioned me in his sonic-boom voice, ‘Who is Paul Simon? I’m coming to see Miriam Makeba’. There could have been similar confusion about the billing on Friday 28 August […]

Many Thanks – Songs of Hope and Healing

Thanks to all who attended the QPAC Concert Hall “Songs of Hope and Healing” on Friday night. It was a magical evening, and we so enjoyed your support while enjoying the talented Lior, Shan Deng, Wei Deng, the Gallipoli Choir, the QPAC Choir, the Stuartholme Choir, Aurora Guitar Ensemble, the BoxTies, the Christchrurch Youth Choir, […]