News

01 Mar 2016

Suncare Community Engagement Manager Graeme Baxter looked relaxed as he was about to be submerged under the ocean on the deck of a pirate ship in the path of an oncoming humpback whale.

Alex Van Cooten from Altish “suited up” Graeme with a HTC Vive headset for this terrifying virtual reality experience, which he managed to survive.

29 Feb 2016

The Sunshine Coast’s Nandjimadji Art Group recently finished its successful three-month mixed media exhibition Walan Giiny held at the State Library of Queensland.

Walan Giiny (meaning Strong Heart) featured works from 25 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders living with a disability who told their stories through art works on canvas and painted objects.

27 Jan 2016

Want to start a career in Community Services? Start your career today! We are offering the opportunity in partnership with the community and CSTSC to be paid to learn and develop your knowledge and skills and then launch your career in Community Services through traineeships.

19 Jan 2016

About 140 athletes aged between 11 and 65 participated at the Suncoast Spinners Wheelchair Basketball Tournament on the Sunshine Coast from 15-17 January.

The opening ceremony on Friday featured a Welcome to Country by Lyndon Davis, to kick off the competition between the 19 teams from across Australia and one from New Zealand.

11 Jan 2016

Suncare presented Mooloolaba Outrigger Canoe Club’s 2015 award for Outstanding Female Adaptive Paddler to Susan Seipel at the club’s regatta on the Sunshine Coast on Saturday.

Curtis McGrath, who was away competing at another event, was named the 2015 Outstanding Male Adaptive Paddler.

16 Dec 2015

Nine excited children received a visit from Santa at an afternoon tea on 16 December which celebrated the work of Children in Grandparents Care (CHIGC).

Santa and five helpers from Suncare Community Services distributed gifts as part of an initiative to help alleviate financial difficulties for families in the lead up to Christmas.

04 Dec 2015

Suncare Community Services client Valerie Gibson now has a better understanding of how to use her iPad, thanks to some hands-on help at Telstra’s Digital Ambassadors workshop on 4 December.

Valerie was among 15 Suncare carers and care recipients who participated in the workshop to learn about staying safe online and how to use mobile phones and tablets.

04 Sep 2015

More than 30 seniors attended the Digital Ambassadors workshops in Maroochydore on 3 September 2015 to learn more about using the internet and mobile devices.

Suncare Community Services teamed up with Telstra to host the two workshops at the Maroochydore Day Respite Centre – the first Digital Ambassador programs to be held on the Sunshine Coast.

22 Jun 2015

The Ride for Relief outback Queensland ride from Ilfracombe to Longreach was held on 20 June to help raise awareness for severe drought, and promote mental health. Suncare operates the Drought Relief program and supported this event. Read the ABC News report

21 May 2015

Suncare Community Services has announced the appointment of Russell Mason as Chief Executive Officer, starting in June.

21 May 2015

Suncare Community Services are proud to support The Sunshine Coast Reconciliation Group INAUGURAL RECOGNISE COASTAL WALK Sunshine Coast 2015. The community is invited to join in this amazing event:

18 May 2015

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13 May 2015

Congratulations to our Business Development team for working with the Sunshine Council to be part of its larger investment strategy. Suncare Community Services was selected as a Health and Well-being representative organisation. A major coup.

06 May 2015

Recently Suncare employees from our Caboolture office donated their time wrapping presents at the Morayfield Shopping Centre. The funds raised were donated to Caboolture Community Action Group and the Peninsula Animal Aide. Great job!

 

07 Apr 2015

Suncare Community Services Ltd was named as 1 of just 13 organisations across Australia to be selected to operate the My Aged Care Regional Assessment Services (RAS) after 1 July 2015. Assistant Minister for Social Services Mitch Fifield announced this news following an open tender process.