Love has no borders
Here at the Romero Centre, we welcome and support people seeking asylum, we walk the path where human dignity is considered sacred and where love has no borders.
Inspired by the mission of Oscar Romero and Catherine McAuley, we are guided by the spirit of ‘Mercy’ and a deep respect for the human sovereign soul, aspiring to support the most vulnerable people in our community.
The Romero Centre is passionately and wholeheartedly working towards a community that we all want to be a part of.
Support for people seeking asylum
With the community’s support, we will continue to share the journey of people seeking asylum. Providing genuine welcome and the right support for those who have fled danger and are now struggling to survive in South East Queensland.
Sense of purpose motivates Romero Centre volunteer of 15 years Meet Julie Upton, one of our dedicated volunteers In a quiet corner of inner-city Brisbane nestled between old wooden Queenslander cottages, is a modest refuge for those who have fled their homes seeking safety and a chance at a new
From Struggle to Success Refugees make a fresh start at Brisbane engineering firm In an inspiring collaboration, Mercy Community’s Romero Centre and Logix Engineering have partnered to provide refugees and asylum seekers with much-needed experience through a series of successful work placements. In March 2021, the wholly Australian-owned Brisbane firm,
Romero Welcome Walk 2023 A beacon of hope, generosity for asylum seekers and refugees More than 170 people raised $20,000 in the third annual Romero Welcome Walk celebrated at West End on Sunday, 18 June. Freshly brewed coffee greeted the early morning walkers, and the sun came out just in
ESL (English as a Second Language) classes delivered
nights of community accommodation for people seeking asylum
participants in community sharing and training programs
$25 Halal food vouchers distributed
Acknowledgement of Country: In the spirit of reconciliation Romero Centre acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.