Queensland Seniors Week 17–25 August 2019

22 July 2019
Celebrating Seniors Week 2019 With Queensland Seniors Week fast approaching, we want to spread the word about the range of senior’s events coming up. These activities provide opportunities for the senior community to get active, build new connections and enjoy new experiences in a positive and fun environment. Suncare Seniors Week Expo 'Where the...
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NAIDOC Art Exhibition is great success

09 July 2019
On Monday 8 July, to coincide with NAIDOC Week, the Nandjimadji and Murri Connection Art Exhibition officially opened. More than fifty guests attended the event which included artists, community organisations and key dignitaries from all over the Sunshine Coast and Brisbane. The exhibition was held at the Beulah Gallery in Buderim and was...
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Notification of Change of Auditor

08 July 2019
The Board of Suncare Community Services Ltd wishes to announce that the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has consented to the resignation of Suncare Community Services Ltd auditors, BDO Audit Pty Ltd. In accordance with the ASIC Regulatory Guide 26, paragraphs R26.59-RG26.61, Suncare Community Services Ltd provides the...
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Murri Connections and Nandjimadji Art Groups Exhibition: NAIDOC Week July 8-12

02 July 2019
This year the Murri Connections and Nandjimadji Art Groups will showcase their artwork at Beulah Gallery, Buderim during NAIDOC week July 8-12. The artists use an array of contemporary techniques to piece together their designs. The Murri Connections and Nandjimadji Art Groups are local and Brisbane-based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...
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You’re invited to OPAN’s FREE Aged Care Webinar

27 June 2019
The Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) is hosting a webinar about entering the aged care system. OPAN is part of the Australian Government National Aged Care Advocacy Program (NACAP) that provides information, education and advocacy to support older people to address issues related to Commonwealth funded aged care services. The webinar will...
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Keeping the community active

25 June 2019
As we age, exercise and remaining active becomes even more important, and not just for physical strength but cognitive function and social interaction as well. At Suncare, our goal is to help customers to connect with community events which not only keep them active and involved but which are enjoyable too. For the last three years, we have...
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Protect yourself this flu season

18 June 2019
Over 65s may be eligible to receive the flu vaccine for free under the National Immunisation Program. The Queensland Government Department of Health recommends an annual flu vaccine as the most common strains of the flu virus change each year, and vaccines are changed to match these strains. Talk to your doctor about how to protect yourself this...
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Government funding extended

12 June 2019
The 2019-20 Federal Budget announced that funding for the Commonwealth Home Support Programme will be extended from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2022. The Commonwealth Home Support Programme is designed for people who are living independently but require a helping hand around their home to maintain their current lifestyle. By supporting an individual’s...
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National Reconciliation Week 2019

30 May 2019
Grounded in Truth - Walk Together with Courage The Sunshine Coast Reconciliation Group Incorporated (SCRGI) hosted an event on Wednesday 29 May, to coincide with National Reconciliation Week. The event brought together the annual Reconciliation Walk and the official opening of the Reconciliation Garden at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital...
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Celebrating our Volunteers

27 May 2019
The Maroochydore Community Centre hosted a celebratory morning tea on Wednesday 22 May. The event, during National Volunteers Week, was to recognise and thank the 200+ volunteers who give their time and expertise to help the Sunshine Coast community. Customers and volunteers enjoyed high tea supplied by Meals on Wheels and served by Suncare staff....
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