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National Carer's Week celebrations

16 October 2019
To celebrate National Carer’s Week, Suncare CRCC & Carer Support and Carers Qld organised some fun carers’ events this week. On Tuesday 15 October, more than 120 carers attended the Maroochydore Surf Club for a delicious buffet lunch. Entertainment was provided by Totally Charlie and his wife Dorothy, who got many people off their seats and doing...
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Suncare Volunteers Finalists at the National Aged and Community Services Australia (ASCA) Awards  

11 October 2019
Media release 11 October 2019 For immediate release Suncare Volunteers Finalists at the National Aged and Community Services Australia (ASCA) Awards The bright lights of the big city lured Suncare volunteer Sally Dickinson away from the Sunshine Coast this week. Sally and fellow volunteer Paul Freeborough, represented Queensland as finalists in the...
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Hervey Bay Open Morning - 6 November

11 October 2019
To celebrate the relocation of our Hervey Bay office, we are holding an Open Morning on Wednesday 6 November from 9:00am-12:00pm. The Suncare team have been busy making connections with community organisations around the area in Central Plaza Three and are delighted that several can attend the celebration and showcase their services on the day....
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25 years of dedicated volunteering

03 October 2019
Karen Lowe celebrates 25 years of volunteering at the Suncare Meals on Wheels kitchen this year. Karen has seen many changes throughout the years, with kitchen extensions and changes in systems. Throughout the years she has been a dedicated team player, always ready to jump in and lend a helping hand - and always with a smile on her face. We are...
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Booin Gari Festival 2019

25 September 2019
On Tuesday 24 September, the annual Booin Gari Festival was held in Noosaville. There were opportunities to celebrate the culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, through song and dance, art and craft, stories and yarning. There were even bush tucker tastings and watercraft. Suncare is a proud sponsor of this festival each year....
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Hervey Bay office relocation

20 September 2019
On Thursday 19 September, our Hervey Bay office moved from its Luizzi Street address to a new location. The team can now be found at Shop 6, Central Plaza Three, 15 Central Avenue, Pialba Qld 4655. Come along and visit, we'd love to chat about how we can offer you support and a helping hand. Look out for details about our office open morning in...
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Terry Young MP for Longman visits Boronia Cottage

06 September 2019
Boronia House had a special visit yesterday from Terry Young MP for Longman. Suncare’s Community Wellbeing Manager, Liza Mellon showed Terry around the house and explained the carer respite services offered by Suncare at Boronia Cottage. Terry expressed an interest in raising awareness of the services available to support people in need of respite...
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Gympie Central - Suncare pop up booth

02 September 2019
This week the Gympie team are holding a pop-up information station at Gympie Central Shopping Centre. The team will be there from Tuesday 3 to Thursday 5 September and will be available to answer questions and learn more about navigating the aged care system. Gympie Central is on the corner of Bruce Highway and Excelsior Road, Gympie. We hope to...
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Celebrating 49 years of Meals on Wheels in Maroochydore

26 August 2019
Meals on Wheels is an iconic Australian charitable organisation which plays a major part of Suncare's 49-year history. Meals on Wheels Maroochydore first began in 1970 and to this day continues to work tirelessly to prepare, cook and deliver nutritious meals to customer's homes each day. Sunshine Coast local Sharlene Mackay, is one of our many...
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Suncare Volunteers Awarded ACSA Queensland Volunteers of the Year

23 August 2019
Suncare warmly congratulates Sally Dickinson and Paul Freeborough on being awarded the Aged and Community Services Australia (ASCA ) Queensland State Award for Volunteer ( s ) of the Year . The annual Aged and Community Services Australia (ASCA) Aged Care Awards was hosted in Brisbane on Wednesday 24th July. The night recognised and celebrate d the...
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