- Ananda Marga
Ananda Marga holds the annual Ananda Mela festival at its Ananda Palli property in Severnlea. The festival promotes health and wellbeing by celebrating cultural diversity and providing space for local health practitioners, artists and activists to present their work.
Ananda Marga promotes better psychic and physical health by teaching meditation and yoga free of charge. We also organise a diverse range of programmes in coordination with other groups. Examples include Permaculture and organic gardening workshops, writers workshops, promotion of co-operative and social enterprise, de-tox retreats...
- Community Development Services - CDS
CDS is a community-based, not-for-profit incorporated organisation run by a voluntary Management Committee, that seeks to sponsor, undertake, develop and make known community activities. CDS works in the field of family and social well-being, proceeding on a self-help basis where possible and practicable. The organisation provides services within the Stanthorpe area of the Southern Downs Regional Council.
- Stanthorpe Writers Group
Stanthorpe Writers Group (SWG) meets on the first Wednesday of the month from February to November.
We support the development of writers from beginners to experienced in an encouraging environment.
All ages and backgrounds welcome.