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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.

International Day of People with Disabilities

International Day of People with Disabilities

December 4, 2019

International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPwD) is a United Nations sanctioned day that is celebrated internationally. It aims to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability and celebrate their achievements and contributions.  Each year the UN ...

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White Ribbon Day

White Ribbon Day

October 30, 2019

White Ribbon Day is a campaign to stop men’s violence against women. Despite the White Ribbon Organisation closing, AnglicareCQ will still be showing our support on Friday 25 November. Like our Facebook Page to keep up to date with all of our upcoming events, including our plans for White ...

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International Tenants Day

International Tenants Day

October 30, 2019

Since 1986, International Tenants Day (ITD) has been celebrated annually in the first week of October. ITD is used to promote and raise awareness of tenants’ right across the world.  Tenants Queensland is committed to improving the conditions for renters in our state and to make renting a ...

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Qld Mental Health Week

Qld Mental Health Week

October 30, 2019

Queensland Mental Health Week promotes individual and community mental health and wellbeing, boosts awareness of mental illness, stigma and discrimination and celebrates the contribution of the mental health and community sectors. The message of Queensland Mental Health Week 2019 is to value ...

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National Carers Week

National Carers Week

October 30, 2019

This month we celebrated National Carers Week. National Carers Week 2019 runs from Sunday 13 – Saturday 19 October. National Carers Week is about recognising and celebrating the outstanding contribution Australia’s 2.7 million carers make to our nation. AnglicareCQ would like to ...

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Anglicare Australia launches Jobs Availability Snapshot

Anglicare Australia launches Jobs Availability Snapshot

October 18, 2018

Employment services are broken and must be fixed Anglicare Central Queensland is calling for urgent reform of employment services following the release of Anglicare Australia’s 2018 Jobs Availability Snapshot. The findings from the Snapshot show that only 14 percent of all advertised jobs in ...

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A move in the right direction

A move in the right direction

August 21, 2018

Easier access, professional collaboration and increasing community connections has inspired the move to a new location for Anglicare Central Queensland in Longreach. The busy start to 2018 has seen our team continue to shine a light of future possibilities for many western Queensland residents, ...

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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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