mental health

The Rotary Clubs of Greater Springfield and Brisbane united their efforts to inaugurate the Lift the Lid Walk for mental health, in October.

‘Lift the Lid’ walk for mental health

Daniel Bouwmeester December 7, 2023 3 min read

By Sue Roger Community Services Director – Greater Springfield Rotary On October 29, the Rotary Clubs of Brisbane Taylor Bridge, Brisbane Centenary, and Greater Springfield united their efforts to inaugurate the Lift the Lid Walk. This annual event is a tangible expression of support for “Lifting the Lid” on mental illness, and is Australian Rotary…

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On Saturday, November 25, the Springfield Mo-Men hosted its big annual gala fundraiser evening: the Movember Gala Casino Night 2023.

Casino night fundraiser for Movember

Daniel Bouwmeester November 26, 2023 3 min read

by Springfield Mo-Men Last night, the Springfield Mo-Men hosted our big annual gala fundraiser evening: the Movember Gala Casino Night 2023. After an incredibly successful 2022 where the Mo-Men raised over $100,000 for the Movember Foundation Australia, we hope our big gala night for 2023 can bring us close to if not top last year’s…

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On September 30, our District Governor Paul Roger and his wife Sue attended the annual Bordie Awards 2023 for Borderline Australia.

Greater Springfield Rotary Club attends Bordie Awards

Daniel Bouwmeester November 25, 2023 3 min read

By Sue Roger Community Services Director – Greater Springfield Rotary On Saturday, September 30, our District Governor Paul Roger and his wife Sue attended the annual Bordie Awards 2023 for Borderline. Rotary International received the ‘Create Impact Award’. This is a new award given to an individual, business, organisation, or group who has made a…

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A duo of women-led associations proudly hosted the panel "No Fear to Speak Out" in Ipswich early last month to raise mental health awareness.

Speaking out about mental health

Daniel Bouwmeester October 26, 2023 3 min read

A duo of women-led associations proudly hosted a mental health awareness panel in Ipswich early last month. Springfield-based Women Empowerment and Leadership (WEL), in collaboration with the Islamic Women’s Association Australia (IWAA), held the “No Fear to Speak Out” event at Brothers Leagues Club in Raceview, Ipswich, on October 8. The purpose of the panel…

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Revving up for men’s health on Father’s Day

Daniel Bouwmeester September 2, 2023 3 min read

Local men’s health advocates have been hard at work planning another Father’s Day car show, following last year’s very successful inaugural event. The MO-tor Men – the car-obsessed spin-off group of the Springfield Mo-Men, Springfield’s local chapter of the Movember Foundation – is partnering with Orion Springfield Central for the 2023 Car Show at Orion…

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Welcome back, Spring!

Daniel Bouwmeester September 1, 2023 2 min read

Car Show at Orion · FATHER’S DAY – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 The MO-tor Men (part of local Movember chapter the Springfield Mo-Men) is partnering with Orion Springfield Central for the 2023 Car Show at Orion Springfield – Father’s Day Special – a safe, pedestrian-access-only family-friendly spectacular open to everyone! “After an incredibly successful 2022 [raising]…

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A big drive ahead for men’s health: Golf Day, Car Show, Long Walk, Movember

Daniel Bouwmeester July 13, 2023 3 min read

by Springfield Mo-Men After an incredibly successful 2022 raising over $100,000 for Movember Foundation Australia, 2023 is shaping up to be even bigger. In June, we celebrated International Men’s Health Week (June 14-20), with the theme of forming ‘Healthy Habits’ – checking on your mates, connecting, having conversations, and getting that yearly check up. On…

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