Wanted: Big Ideas for Oldies

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The search for Queensland’s most creative, age-friendly ideas is on with the opening of a new grants program to help create more inclusive communities. The Advancing Queensland: Age-friendly community grants will range from $25,000 up to $100,000 to help councils, organisations, … [Read more...]

Anzac Day 2017 – 102 Years

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It’s not just the tempo of the music from bands, the drums, the last post… Nor is it just the hum of engines as trucks and vehicles pass by; nor the shuffle of the march past; nor is it the silence… It’s in the looks and on the faces of the returned servicemen. The faces in the crowds, the … [Read more...]

A Call for More Foster Carers

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A $2.6 million statewide recruitment progamme for more foster carers has been launched by the State Government in time for Foster and Kinship Care Week. Child Safety Minister Shannon Fentiman is encouraging residents of the region to think about opening their hearts and homes to children in need … [Read more...]

NWQ Infrastructure Boost

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An Easter boost for North West communities has been delivered by the State Governments’ Building our Regions program with $1.67 million worth of projects achieving funding in round 2. Projects in Boulia, Croydon, Hughenden and Richmond will now be delivered in partnership with Boulia, … [Read more...]

FRRR Grants Find Their Way to the Regions

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Charters Towers is just one of the regions which has received Grants in the latest round of Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) grants funding. The funds from FRRR’s Tackling Tough Times Together program, are earmarked to support community based activities to help relieve current … [Read more...]

Have Your Say on All Abilities Queensland

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Disability Services Queensland want to hear from more of us as they shape the state’s future for people with disability to ensure we arrive at an approach that will help people with disability to achieve their goals and that Queenslanders of all abilities can live the life they choose. Disability … [Read more...]