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Carers Queensland’s response to the Regional Delivery Partners announcement

Aug 22 2019

A new regional network of service providers to help carers access new and improved services from April next year was announced by the Australian Government yesterday. Ten not-for-profit organisations will …

Unprecedented support for Australia’s carers

Aug 21 2019

The Morrison Government is introducing the single biggest reform in more than a decade to better support Australia’s 2.7 million carers. Minister for Families and Social Services Anne Ruston today …

Carers Retreat

Aug 19 2019

Over 40 carers experienced a well-deserved day of relaxation and self-care in the beautiful Sunshine Coast hinterland. Author, Health and Lifestyle Educator, Kim Morrison presented a dynamic and inspiring session …

NDIS is creating opportunities for Michael

Aug 13 2019

Brian and Janet have been excited about the opportunities the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) would create for their son, Michael, since they first heard about the NDIS. Michael is …

Carers take a break

Aug 12 2019

To give local carers a well-deserved break from their caring roles, Carers Queensland’s Darling Downs regional office hosted a Carers Retreat. Fourteen carers and five Carers Queensland staff members spent …

Annette is getting back in the classroom with NDIS support

Aug 08 2019

She only took her eyes off the road for a second, but that second changed her life. Annette broke her talus bone, an important part of the ankle joint, in …

Antae dreams big

Aug 07 2019

Antae Vidakovic may only be 12 years old, but he is well on his way to achieving his dream of becoming a mechanic, fixing aircrafts and tanks in the military. …

Leading a healthy life is the goal for Annerley couple

Aug 06 2019

Sharie Watts and her husband Kevin now have more time to develop their health and well-being goals since joining the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) almost 12 months ago. The …

Picking up the pieces after PTSD

Aug 05 2019

When her world was falling apart, Katie slowly started to build her confidence again by picking up all the pieces. Katie speaks all over the world addressing the stigma of …

Graham is bowling them over

Aug 02 2019

Whether shooting hoops playing basketball, bowling a 252 personal best, or relaxing at yoga, Graham Cleland will give anything a go. This can-do attitude has seen the Kingston local win …

New Carers Queensland Enquiry Line open for business

Aug 01 2019

The new Carers Queensland Enquiry Line for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Local Area Coordination Partners in the Community program (LAC PITC) is open for business from today (01 …

Hitting Targets – Janelle’s journey from opera singing to vision impaired archery

Jul 30 2019

Janelle Colquhoun is no stranger to performing on the biggest stages. A teenage musical prodigy, she earnt a scholarship to study opera at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, before a …