Lifeline Darling Downs and South West Qld Ltd
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90 years and going strong Volunteering

For the past 14 years  Hazel Schloss has volunteered for Lifeline Darling Downs and South West Queensland Ltd. The majority of that time has been spent volunteering at Lifeline’s Emporium Shop at 302 Ruthven Street. Every shift Hazel walks to work from her Hume Street address. What’s even more inspiring is that on October 22nd Hazel turns 90. Today...

2015 Business Excellence Awards Winner

Lifeline Darling Downs and South-West has become the first not-for-profit enterprise to take out the illustrious Heritage Bank Business Excellence Awards. LDDSWQL was named the best business of the year at a gala presentation dinner at Rumours International in Toowoomba with the theme of the night ‘The Great Gatsby’. CEO Derek Tuffield, who was been...

Lifeline welcomes $5.6M boost to Domestic Violence prevention training

Lifeline welcomes today’s announcement of a $5.6 million increase to the charity’s domestic violence training program, DV-alert, which trains allied health and community frontline workers to respond and refer people in situations of domestic and family violence. Lifeline Australia Chairman John Brogden said that the $14 million to be provided over three years –...

Hotspot Barriers reduce suicides by more than 90 per cent

Lifeline commends a new study that has found that blocking the means to suicide at locations where suicides occur frequently can reduce the number of deaths at these sites by more than 90 per cent. Lifeline Research Foundation Executive Director Alan Woodward said the research, published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal, supported the whole-of-community...

Mental Health gets big night out in Toowoomba

MEDIA RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 21/09/2015 On 8th October Toowoomba’s historic Empire Theatre will play host to a one-night extravaganza that aims to break down the stigma of mental illness and promote mental health and wellbeing. Coinciding with Qld Mental Health Week, Big Ideas Big Night Out is an opportunity for the general public and...