Jawed Sarwary – Committee Member

My first job was in 2003 with United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) helping millions of Afghan refugees repatriating back to Afghanistan from neighbouring countries. In 2004, I joined the United Nations Development Program (UNDP)’s Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) program that successfully conducted the disarmament of 93,000 ex-army personnel and disbandment of local […]

Bringing up Great Kids – Childhood Development

This program presents parents/carers with knowledge about childhood development, connection with others and an opportunity to reflect on their communication with children. This program aims to create opportunities for mindful reflection and encourage respectful interactions in families. https://www.bringingupgreatkids.org/en/ Bringing up great kids events are held at Kingston East Neighbourhood Group centre 177 Meakin Road, Slacks […]

Emma Glencross – Committee Member

I started volunteering at KENG in 2009 and have volunteered in the roles of Young Parent Mentor, Emergency Relief Coordinator and Fundraising Coordinator. I love the organisation, the people within it and what it offers the community at large. I am a member on the Management Committee and enjoy being able to assist KENG in […]

Hayley Pepper – Secretary

Born and raised in Brisbane, Queensland my local roots are well established. I’m passionate about the work of KENG and community participation has always been something I’ve taken pride in. After joining the State Emergency Service I took on a volunteer training role as a core skills trainer and am also a qualified Justice of […]

Fiona Banwell – Committee Member

My name is Fiona Banwell and I am a lawyer and midwife. I completed my studies in nursing at university and then worked in paediatrics before moving to midwifery. I worked as a nurse for several years and then commenced my studies in law. Once graduated from law my focus was litigation and I worked […]

Emergency Relief

Food parcels are available to Logan residents. If you live in Kingston, Loganlea, Meadowbrook, Slacks Creek, Tanah Merah or Woodridge we may be able to assist you with food vouchers, overdue electricity or gas bills and rental assistance if you have Form 11 (Letter of Breach) or Form 12 (Notice to Evict) or with a […]

Syed Zahir Ul Husnain – Committee Member

I came to Australia four years ago with my wife and two kids after working over 20 years in the Middle East. My volunteering works started in 2016 when I joined ISCQ as a fundraising Manager to develop, implement and review of the fundraising and marketing strategies. I also work as Administration Manager to support […]

Ray Kelly – Vice President

I am a retired professional with senior leadership experience across both the public and private sectors. Before moving to the University sector in 2009, I was Executive Director – Technology and Emerging Industries in the Queensland Government with a central role in supporting the development of Queensland’s research and knowledge base industries. Over the following […]

Great Mates Meet

Great Mates meet is a men’s group that runs weekly on a Friday at KENG. Each week the group hold a BBQ and use the space for men to come together, chat and build support networks. The men that are at this group are championing raising awareness around men’s health, mental health and wellbeing and […]