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Spread Christmas cheer with Stellar Arts this year

Participants from Stellar Arts have created a beautiful range of Christmas cards that are now available to purchase with all profits going to the artists.

Oct 13, 2021

Creative Arts

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Happy birthday Hummingbird House

Hummingbird House has celebrated five years since it opened its doors to Queensland families. A huge milestone for an organisation that began as one couple’s dream, and has since grown to support hundreds of families across the state.

Oct 6, 2021

Palliative and Hospice Care

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Wesley Mission Queensland wins two Safe Work and Return to Work Awards

Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) has taken top honours in two categories of Worksafe Queensland’s Safe Work and Return to Work Awards 2021.

Oct 4, 2021

Wesley Mission Queensland

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Taking steps to better mental health

A new campaign focused on supporting and strengthening Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social and emotional wellbeing was launched this week.

Oct 4, 2021

Mental Health

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Gold Coast mayor visits Wesley Kids

Gold Coast mayor Tom Tate visited Wesley Kids last week to learn more about the important work the service is doing on the Gold Coast.

Aug 21, 2021

Mental Health

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Covid vaccine blitz for Wesley Mission Queensland staff

Wesley Mission Queensland is providing gift vouchers to thank frontline staff who receive their COVID-19 vaccine, as well as on-site vaccination hubs to ensure all clients and staff are protected from the impacts of coronavirus.

Jun 28, 2021

Disability, Residential Aged Care, Wesley Mission Queensland

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Media release

New specialist disability accommodation development on Sunshine Coast

A new residential development offering specialist disability accommodation has opened on the Sunshine Coast at Maroochydore. The building, WesleyCare Maroochydore, will support nine people under the age of 65 living with a disability.

Mar 26, 2021

Disability

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Media release

New mental health program supporting Gold Coasters

A new mental health service on the Gold Coast delivered by Wesley Mission Queensland will provide support to hundreds of residents struggling with the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.

Mar 25, 2021

Mental Health

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A trip down memory lane at the Paragon Theatre

Around 1953, Gordon Turnbull worked as Projectionist at the heritage-listed Paragon Theatre in Childers. Now almost 70 years on, 83-year-old Gordon took a surprise trip down memory lane and revisited the Paragon Theatre.

Mar 10, 2021

Home Care

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Meet the team at headspace Capalaba

The team at headspace Capalaba are passionate about working with young people and pride themselves on creating a safe, friendly, confidential and non-judgmental environment.

Mar 8, 2021

Disability, Mental Health

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Finding meaning and purpose through pastoral and spiritual care

Late last year, WMQ welcomed Julie, the new Team Leader to Pastoral and Spiritual Care. The Pastoral and Spiritual Care team are here to help and improve people’s quality of life.

Mar 3, 2021

Residential Aged Care

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The upside to downsizing

Is your family home becoming a little too much to handle? Discover the upside to downsizing with these 5 key benefits to retirement living.

Feb 24, 2021

Retirement

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A safe and supportive place to call home

When Gemma came to the Logan Youth Foyer six months ago, it was important for her to have a safe and supportive place to live.

Feb 19, 2021

Housing and homelessness, Youth and parenting

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A new year, a new CEO for WMQ

As we commence the New Year, Wesley Mission Queensland is excited to welcome Ms. Jude Emmer to the role of CEO.

Feb 10, 2021

Wesley Mission Queensland

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A day in the life of a workplace coach in residential aged care

Meet Donna, an Enrolled Nurse and a Workplace Coach for Wesley Mission QLD’s Kentish Court aged care community within Sinnamon Village at Sinnamon Park.

Feb 8, 2021

Residential Aged Care

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Those who gave - Red Bag Appeal

This year WMQ again held the charity gift wrapping station at Westfield Chermside.

Feb 5, 2021

Fundraising

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Those who received - Red Bag Appeal

The best part about the Red Bag Appeal is its ability to touch the lives of real people living in our community.

Feb 5, 2021

Crisis relief, Fundraising

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Those who donated - Red Bag Appeal

Our corporate and community volunteers keep the Red Bag Appeal in motion.

Feb 4, 2021

Fundraising

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Providing relief at Christmas

To understand the impact of the Red Bag Appeal is to know that it is not just one story – it is many stories.

Feb 4, 2021

Crisis relief, Fundraising

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A place to call home - WesleyCare Wynnum

At 57 years of age, Jackie suffered a stroke during open heart surgery and went from living an independent life at home with her family to living in aged care home. Jackie has since moved into WesleyCare Wynnum, Specialist Disability Accommodation.

Feb 2, 2021

Disability