Who We Are

SANDBAG is an acronym for Sandgate and Bracken Ridge Action Group.  We are an independent community organisation with more than 100 members and have been a valued part of the North Brisbane community for more than twenty two years. We have no political or religious affiliations but we do have a strong commitment to further our social justice mission.

We are a registered as a Charity with the State Government Charity No: CH1999

ABN: 53 905 821 076 

We are Registered with the Australian Taxation Office for DGR (Deductible Gift Recipient). We are also endorsed by the ATO as a Public Benevolent Institution 

How we work

We run programs which respond to people who are facing challenges in their lives such as:

  • Domestic Violence
  • Unemployment
  • Social Isolation
  • Disabilities
  • Mental Health
  • Crisis connected with health issues, homelessness, relationship issues, income support, literacy, legal matters ….

At SANDBAG we support active and inclusive communities by connecting people to activities, programs and services, and creating opportunities with them to connect with their peers. Our staff are experienced and approachable and help people navigate to the services they need. We value the strong relationships we have with our networks and actively engage people across all parts of the community throughout the 4017 area and beyond.