Roma, South Central Queensland, 2020 Highways and Byways – A Community of Service will develop grass roots programs in Roma working with local community organisations and managed on the ground by Megan Brown of Chandra Yoga and Well Being. This will be a 10-month pilot program and we hope to be able to continue this into the future.
A life skills program for local young people between the ages of 12 and 21 with a range of challenges such as autism, social anxiety and isolation, and learning difficulties.
Working with the Indigenous Community to address areas of local concern
Developing a Community garden – Working with community groups to involve locals in the maintenance and daily running of gardens. Young adults that are having trouble engaging with others will be the main focus in partnership with the local youth officer.
Programs for isolated seniors in the township: Organizing activities in health & well-being for seniors to participate in, such as, gentle exercise, dance, gardening or cooking activities that are of low cost.
Support of those struggling with the ongoing grind of drought and lack of income.
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