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Communications and Content Officer, Anglicare Southern Queensland

Philippe Coquerand

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Philippe Coquerand is the Communications and Content Officer at Anglicare Southern Queensland. He studied a Bachelor of Journalism at the Queensland University of Technology and prior to joining Anglicare, he worked in regional Queensland for three years where he was the drone operator for The Gympie Times.

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Anglicare supporting women and youth experiencing homelessness this Christmas

While most of us will be spending Christmas at home with our loved ones, Anglicare Southern Queensland will be supporting the many women and youth facing the loneliness and insecurity of homelessness. Currently, there are almost 10,000 women experiencing homelessness in Queensland, with around 40 per cent of these are under the age of 25, just like Cherice, a former Anglicare Southern Queensland client, who is now a surgical nurse

Thread Together Volunteer Coordinator Kate Littmann-Kelly with Princess Polly Social Responsibility Coordinator Emma Slattery, Princess Polly Quality Assurance Manager Jennine Mogor and Princess Polly Quality Assurance Coordinator Christina Hewawissa at the Thread Together clothing hub at St Andrew’s Anglican Church in Indooroopilly (Photo: Anglicare Southern Queensland)

Thread Together Clothing Hub to launch in Brisbane

A permanent referral-only clothing hub will open at St Andrew’s Anglican Church in Indooroopilly this week to give people access to brand new clothing in a safe and supportive environment. The official launch will take place tomorrow, Thursday 20 October during Anti-Poverty Week from 10am


When "Reenie met the Queenie": two women with extraordinary lives

A patron to over 500 charities in Britain and having fundraised over £1.4 billion, Queen Elizabeth II is well-known for her philanthropic work. During her life, she also celebrated those who shared her passion, taking the time to meet and personally thank people doing incredible things for their communities. One of these people is Anglicare St Martin’s Residential Aged Care resident Catherine, affectionately known as “Reenie”