Christmas isn’t a happy time for everyone in Brisbane and thankfully there are many charities that share love, kindness and the spirit of giving to those less fortunate during the festive season but you can help too.

Many families and individuals are struggling financially and mentally, many people have no home, family or food and many are scared for their safety but wouldn’t it be wonderful to be able to help these people this Christmas and bring a smile to their face and a sprinkle of joy to their lives.

You can by simply donating to one (or more if you choose) of the charities listed below. This year help make Christmas a little brighter for the less fortunate people of Brisbane.

St Vincent de Paul

Kmart Wishing Tree appeal


Salvation Army

Sheltered by Grace

Australian Red Cross

Wondering what Christmas celebrations are taking place in Brisbane City and at South Bank Parklands, or where you can do a Christmas flower workshop? Perhaps you need a recipe for a Christmas cake or White Christmas or want to make your own Christmas decorations with the little ones. Would you like to shop your way through the Brisbane Arcade with $500 in gift vouchers? Have you seen the 6 larger than life Christmas ornaments in the Queen Street Mall, Lady Christmas has Christmas in Brisbane covered this festive season.