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Emily saves the day

Nov 12 2019

With the help of funding from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Emily (10 years old), is developing her social skills and participating more in her …

Couple living their best lives thanks to the NDIS

Nov 11 2019

The life-changing events of Bridget Smith and Brett Cuylenburg’s lives have only made the married couple stronger and more determined to be healthy and happy. More …

Triple Effect – Who cares for the carer?

Nov 07 2019

It’s the second impact film about carers of people with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that has started to turn heads locally. In partnership with Carers Queensland, …

Miguel is building his confidence

Nov 06 2019

With the help of funding from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), 11-year-old Miguel from Bald Hills is getting support to understand his emotions, socialise with …

Finding support in all the right places

Nov 05 2019

For Brisbane mother Kirsty Tinsley, the arrival of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Brisbane in 2018, means having continuing access to vital therapies for …

A beachside retreat for carers

Nov 04 2019

Through the combined effort of Carers Queensland’s Brisbane South and Ipswich regional offices, 18 local carers were offered a three-day break from their caring roles. Along …

Rhianon going the distance to support Queenslanders with Multiple Sclerosis

Nov 01 2019

Using a new wheelchair funded by the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Tamborine local Rhianon will take part in the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Moonlight Walk on …

30th Anniversary Special: A lifetime of caring

Oct 31 2019

On the third Monday of each month, the group comes together to share laughter, tears, truth, and life stories. There are over 20 people in the …

30th Anniversary Special: The caring principle that makes life better

Oct 28 2019

Caring for others matters. Three decades ago, this principle came to life, and today, it underpins Carers Queensland’s mission of improving the quality of life for …

Erin is guiding her future with the NDIS

Oct 23 2019

For Nambour local, Erin, and her parents Vicki and Peter, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is bringing her closer to long term goals of driving …

Anything is possible for Jackie

Oct 17 2019

Alexandra Headlands local, Jacquelyn (Jackie) Wade is so busy it can be difficult to catch her at home, and she loves it! Most mornings, Jackie is …

Creativity and business works hand-in-hand for Freya

Oct 16 2019

Running a creative small business while developing her independence skills is all in a day’s work for Freya Toussaint. The 22-year-old from Annerley began ‘Thinking of …