Local Links

There are many excellent community resources in West End. Here are some that may be of interest.

Community Services and Organisations
The Brisbane Community Directory is a comprehensive guide to community services in Brisbane.


A Place to Belong
A Place to Belong is a small organisation working to build inclusion for people who experience mental health challenges.
Where: 69 Thomas Street, West End
Phone: 3217 2522
E-mail: info@aplacetobelong.org.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/aplacetobelongbrisbane
Website: www.aplacetobelong.org.au


Brook RED
Brook RED is a peer-operated community supporting holistic recovery from mental illness.  The organisation uses the unique insights and connections that a peer perspective provides in all of its work.
Where: 25 Brook Street, Highgate Hill
Phone: 3846 4209
E-mail: enquiries@brookred.org.au
Website: www.brookred.org.au


Caxton Legal Centre
Caxton Legal Centre’s objectives are to provide legal and social welfare services to low income and disadvantaged persons in need of relief from poverty, distress, misfortune, destitution and helplessness, and to educate such people in legal, social welfare and related matters. They are an independent, non-profit community organisation providing free legal advice, social work services, information and referrals.
Where:
1 Manning Street, South Brisbane
Phone: 3214 6333
E-mail: caxton@caxton.org.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/caxtonlegalcentre
Website: caxton.org.au/index.html


Common Ground Qld
Common Ground’s mission is to create supportive housing solutions through effective public, private, and community partnerships.
Where: 15 Hope Street, South Brisbane
Phone: 3370 8320
E-mail: admin@commongroundqld.org.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Common-Ground-Queensland-141799479202880
Website: www.commongroundqld.org.au


Davies Park Market
Davies Park Market takes place every Saturday, 6:00am-2:00pm.
Where:
Off Montague Road and end of Jane Street, West End
Phone:
3844 2440
E-mail:
office@daviesparkmarket.com.au
Facebook:
www.facebook.com/DaviesParkMarketWestEndBrisbane
Website:
www.daviesparkmarket.com.au


Keep West End Weird
Adoring and celebrating the weirdness and unsurpassed strangeness that is West End. Those in this group are fervently against the ‘normalisation’, gentrification, over-development and commoditisation of West End.
Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/KeepWestEndWeird


Kurilpa Futures
This is a network of Brisbane residents, community organisations  and political organisations. Collectively, they are opposed to the current Kurilpa Master Plan. The current draft plan proposes sizable population growth but doesn’t add the necessary ingredients to ensure the basic needs of new, and existing residents, are met.
Website: kurilpafutures.org


Micah Projects
Micah Projects is a community based not-for-profit organisation with a vision to create justice and respond to injustice at the personal, social, and structural levels in church, government, business and society.
Where: Ground Floor, 162 Boundary Street, West End
Phone: 3029 7000
E-mail: info@micahprojects.org.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/micahprojects
Website: micahprojects.org.au


West End Bulk Buyers
West End Bulk Buyers is a community bulk buyers group. But more than that, they’re a bunch of folks who care about food that is locally-sourced, healthy, ethically-grown and affordable, as well as community spirit. They like to know that the food we buy is good for the planet, for the farmers and for us.
E-mail: westendbulkbuyers.gmail.com
Facebook:
www.facebook.com/westendbulkbuyers


West End Community Association (WECA)
Celebrating Kurilpa, its people and the community. WECA is a not-for-profit association of residents, community and business interests. WECA celebrates and promotes the values, events and people that make Kurilpa a vibrant and diverse community.
E-mail: info@weca.org.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/WECA4101
Website: www.weca.org.au


West End Library
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday: Closed
Wednesday and Friday: 10:00am-5:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am-7:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-4:00pm
Closed on public holidays
Where: 179-180 Boundary Street, West End
Phone: 3403 8620
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Kurilpa-Library/314583092062154 (Unofficial)  
Website: 
www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/facilities-recreation/libraries/opening-hours-locations/west-end-library


West End Traders Association
Representing local business in West End and surrounds.

Website: www.westendtraders.com.au


Elected Representatives

Federal: The Hon Terri Butler MP (Griffith electorate)
State: The Hon Jackie Trad MP (South Brisbane electorate)
Local: Cr Jonathan Sri (Gabba ward)