News

This is the latest news from Anglicare Central Queensland. You’ll find stories about events, activities and programs across the region, as well as comment on local issues and current affairs.  You can also follow AnglicareCQ news by RSS.

For media enquiries relating to AnglicareCQ, please contact our Corporate Services team on (07) 4837 5348 or call our communications officer directly on 0475 808 789.

  • Partners in Care Foster Care Queensland are seeking for your input on better support for foster and kinship carers. To hear directly from carers on the issues that affect them, the Queensland Government together with Foster Care Queensland are holding workshops across Queensland to discuss ideas to improve support for their role and build cooperation between carers, support agencies ...
  • Family Matters Family Matters is Australia’s national campaign to educate and inform about the crisis of Indigenous children over-representation in the child protection system.  For children who are removed by child protection authorities, it is important that they have stable, healthy relationships that nurture their identity. Anglicare Central Queensland signed the Statement of Commitment reflecting our support and dedication ...
  • Rental Affordability Snapshot 2017 Everyone in Australia deserves to have a home! Every year Anglicare Australia, in conjunction with all Anglicare Centres, takes a survey of rental properties across Australia to create an affordability snapshot.  This years snapshot was taken on 1st April. This years snapshot highlights that Newstart, Youth Allowance, Disability Support and Aged Pension payments are so low ...
  • The NDIS is coming!! The NDIS is coming to Central Queensland on November 1, 2017.  People with disability will be supported to make the best of their lives through community and workforce participation. ‘Massive economic injection’: NDIS to create jobs for Gladstone  
  • Beating the drum for mental health in Gladstone Drumming up awareness of mental health in Gladstone’s Apex Park. This was one of many Mental Health Week events our team were part of in October 2016.
  • Empowering our Mums in Gladstone Empowering Our Mums was a joint project between our Healthy Minds team and Gladstone’s Nhulundu Health Service, supporting local Indigenous women to meet the challenges of motherhood.  
  • Working with Colleen to build a healthy future Colleen* was just 16 when her family dynamics meant she had to leave home.  She was starting her last year at high school when we helped her settle into a community housing property and live independently. Colleen kept her home clean and tidy, and cared for the property with minimal assistance.  The yard was well maintained, and ...
  • AnglicareCQ staff SOAR at annual awards Outstanding Central Queenslanders working in child protection, housing and community services from mental health to disability support have been recognised at Anglicare Central Queensland’s annual awards. AnglicareCQ’s Staff Outstanding Achievement Recognition Awards celebrate our team’s passion, hard work and achievements, and their contribution to the communities we work in right across Central Queensland from the coast ...
  • What is homelessness? Tonight and every night, one in 200 Australians are homeless. Homelessness doesn’t necessarily mean a person is sleeping rough.  It can take many forms, some of which are invisible to onlookers. Homelessness includes: People with no accommodation at all, who are sleeping rough or in improvised shelters Constantly moving between temporary shelters, such as couch surfing or short stays ...
  • Six reasons to donate to charity before June 30 The end of the financial year is less than a fortnight away. While you’re digging out that shoebox of receipts, here are six reasons donating to charity should be on your to-do list before June 30: 1. Your money will improve your local community When you donate to a local charity, your whole community benefits from your generosity. Keeping ...

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