All proceeds from the Opera in the Gardens make an impact in the community by supporting our charity projects and partners.




Brookfield Rotary is involved in a range of projects in the local community as well as supporting the national and international projects of Rotary International.

Recent fundraising activities by the Rotary Club of Brookfield have supported the following charities: The McIntyre Centre, Salvation Army, Alzheimer’s Australia, The MS Society of Queensland, Brisbane Legacy, The Bellbowrie Girl Guides, The Bellbowrie Sports and Recreation club and The Pyjama Foundation.


Karana Bellbowrie Rotary is a group of volunteers from the local community whose members are proud to serve their community, as well as broader Australian and international projects.


The funds raised from the Opera in the Gardens are put towards a number of the Club’s projects. We currently have a focus on domestic violence, supporting education and prevention, and assistance for the victims and their families.


We also support a number of programmes for young people, including the RYDA road safety awareness programme, creative writing competitions and artist in residence programme in local primary schools, and the National Youth Science Forum for students entering year 12.


Internationally we support Shelterbox and Rotary’s End Polio Now programme.


The Rotary Club of Toowong consists of over 40 members, who all wish to contribute to supporting community service locally, nationally and internationally.

Toowong Rotary raises funds to support a wide range of local youth projects including The Disadvantaged Youth Film Festival and scholarships. ROMAC- Rotary Oceania Medical Assistance bringing patients from the Pacific countries to Australia for treatment. Feros Award assisting medical students-doctors and aboriginal nurses gain experience in remote locations and supporting aid to disasters in our region.


Drug ARM is a not-for-profit organisation that reaches out and reduces harms associated with alcohol and other drug use.

The money raised from the Opera in the Gardens will go towards the Street Outreach Service that provides a vital outreach of care and compassion to the young people who are at risk of homelessness, currently homeless or otherwise disadvantaged.

The Drug ARM vans patrol Brisbane each day and night and provide stability and comfort to those who access these services.