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View the latest news from Anglicare Central Queensland. Here you will find stories about events, activities and programs across the region.

Drumming Workshops

Drumming Workshops

March 29, 2018

Drumming for your best life Anglicare Central Queensland is utilising the ancient, tribal tradition of drum beating to help those living with a disability to tap into their emotions and improve their wellbeing. Every Wednesday for the next three weeks, Anglicare Central Queensland’s Lifestyle ...

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Leila Featherstone

Leila Featherstone

March 27, 2018

It was over ten years ago that Leila Featherstone commenced her volunteer role with Anglicare Central Queensland. Not one to sit still after raising three active sons, Leila committed to remaining busy following her retirement from Illoura Child Care Centre, ensuring she remained physically and ...

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Gift Wrapping kicks off at City Centre Plaza

Gift Wrapping kicks off at City Centre Plaza

November 18, 2017

Wrapping Christmas presents – it’s on nearly everyone’s to-do list at this time of year, and you either love it or loathe it. If you fall into the second category and the mere thought of having to wrap your pile of gifts makes you cringe; head into City Centre Plaza this Christmas to have ...

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Christmas Food Drive

Christmas Food Drive

November 9, 2017

City Centre Plaza commits to making families smile this Christmas Christmas is usually a special and happy occasion, but for many people in our local community who may be dealing with financial crisis, family breakdown, disability, or social isolation, it can also be one of the toughest times ...

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Rocky’s Local Baton Bearer Announced

Rocky’s Local Baton Bearer Announced

October 18, 2017

Friday 23 March will be a memorable experience for local legend Diana Wode as she proudly carries the Queen’s Baton through Rockhampton on its 100-day journey to the Opening Ceremony of the XXI Commonwealth Games. For 250 metres, Diana will do her region proud as her outstanding commitment and ...

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Disability Action Week

Disability Action Week

September 7, 2017

Considering a career change? Disability services set to expand with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) A career that helps to shape people’s lives for the better and build opportunities where no two days are ever the same – isn’t that the dream of most job-seekers? On the eve of ...

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Celebrating Nita Waugh

Celebrating Nita Waugh

September 7, 2017

Fostering a community of care Every child is just one caring adult away from being a success story… and for one of Anglicare Central Queensland’s foster carer’s, Nita Waugh, her integral role within the lives of many vulnerable children and young people is being recognised and celebrated ...

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Here Come the Drums

Here Come the Drums

June 28, 2017

As Kevin’s life with bipolar took a turn for the worse, he decided to walk away from the world. His fear of not being able to commit to anything anymore allowed his brain to go dormant as he retreated into his ‘cave’. Once a strong person focussed on creativity, music, set design, acting and ...

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