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Royal Queensland Show raises over $40,000 for BUSHkids

You can read more about the RNA’s fundraising for BUSHkids in the official magazine of the RNA here.  

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Bringing telehealth to BUSHkids

UQ Research Profile 2019 BUSHkids would like to thank the University of Queensland for inviting us to attend the official launch of the Business, Economic & Law Research Profile 2019 and for c...

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BUSHkids officially opens its new Service Centre in Kingaroy

BUSHkids officially opened its new Service Centre in Kingaroy on Monday. Our new Service Centre will make it easier for us to work with children and families needing more intensive supports, wit...

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Mount Isa DATSIP Family Funday

Sharon along with local volunteers, Paris and Janet Penfold, recently attended the Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships (DATSIP) Family Funday at Minnie Davis Park, Moun...

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Maroochydore Pop Up Playgroup Recap

Pop up playgroup fun. We had a great turn out for our pop-up playgroup in Maroochydore yesterday. The playgroup held in Cotton tree park was part of our celebrations of Disability Action Week...

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Warwick Dinner & Golf Day Recap

Warwick FoBk team and our Warwick staff ensured the Annual Dinner and Golf Day were a great success. Over 50 people attended the dinner and over 80 players participated in the Golf Day. Wonderf...

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RNA High Tea Fundraiser Recap

BUSHkids was the chosen charity for this year’s RNA High Tea Charity Fundraiser. The High Tea Fundraiser is in its fifth year and as a forerunner to the Ekka is one of Brisbane’s most popular “Meet...

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Emerald Golf Day 2019 Event Recap

Thank you to Friends of BUSHkids, all of the generous Sponsors from the Central Highlands community and the Golfers for another successful golf day in Emerald. The event was well supported by th...

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Mount Isa Sensory Garden Official Opening

To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow BUSHkids' Mount Isa officially opened their Sensory Garden on Wednesday! The Sensory Garden Project started in 2018 when the Mount Isa team discussed on...

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Warwick BUSHdance 2019 Recap

It was a great day in Warwick for our annual BUSHdance fundraiser with the fantastic Band o' Coots Bush Band. Please find photo's from the day and related media articles below. Click the picture...

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BUSHkids ICPA interview on ABC radio

Last week, BUSHkids' Clinical Services Manager, Susan Harrison, joined leading educators and mental wellness experts as part of an expert panel at the Isolated Children’s Parents’ Association Queen...

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BUSHkids officially launches three new NDIS ECEI Service Centres in Maroochydore, Hervey Bay & Gympie

BUSHkids officially opened three new NDIS Early Childhood Early Intervention Service Centres in Maroochydore, Hervey Bay and Gympie. Please scroll down for links to published news articles, imag...

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Giving kids in the bush a chance

BUSHKIDS might have a new location but the aim of the organisation remains the same. Stanthorpe has been identified as a community with limited services available for families and children which...

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BUSHkids Updated Constitution and Annual Report Released!

Constitution The revised constitution will help us to better support families in regional and rural areas of Queensland. BUSHkids’ constitution is the set of principles and rules we follow in t...

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Celebrating 80 Years on the Capricorn Coast Event Recap

On Sunday September 16 we celebrated 80 years of providing free healthcare to disadvantaged kids across Central Queensland with an event at Emu Park’s historic QCWA Hall, marking the anniversary of...

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BUSHkids celebrate 80 years

Earlier this week BUSHkids was featured in the Capricorn Coast Mirror's printed news.   You can read the full news article now by clicking here: BUSHkids celebrate 80 years   ...

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Warwick Golf Day and Dinner Recap

Thanks to everyone who came out to support our golf day in Warwick on Sunday. Special thanks to Friends of BUSHkids Warwick who organised the successful event. Here are two galleries of photo...

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CQ youngster goes from strength to strength (The Morning Bulletin)

SANDRA Northfield has watched her autistic son reach developmental milestones since he joined BUSHKids in March. When her son Cooper, now five years old, was a toddler, the Rockhampton woman dis...

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Emerald Golf Day Recap

Thanks to everyone who supported our golf day in Emerald on Saturday. At first count we raised a whopping $21,000 which will go toward supporting our Emerald Service Centre. As always we had ...

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Golf day teeing up support for regional kids (CQNews)

GET ready for a great day of golf this weekend at the Emerald Golf Club and help raise valuable funds for a good cause. The annual Charity Golf Day raises funds for the local BUSHkids service ce...

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BUSHkids officially launches three new NDIS ECEI Service Centres

BUSHkids officially opened three of its new NDIS Early Childhood Early Intervention Service Centres in Rockhampton, Gladstone and Emerald. Please scroll down for links to published news articles...

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Launching better futures for our kids

BUSHkids' Rockhampton centre in Bolsover St will today launch its National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) early childhood services for young children in the region who need assistance to reach ...

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Emerald Early Intervention Support to help kids thrive

SUPPORT for children's health and wellbeing officially lands in Emerald later this month. BUSHkids will launch its NDIS early childhood services across Central Queensland with the official openi...

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BUSHkids Celebrates NAIDOC Week

Last week we celebrated NAIDOC week across our service centres. The team took part in Tuesday’s Mega Play Group in Minnie Davis Park, and on Friday joined the Mount Isa community breakfast and m...

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BUSHkids Announced as the NDIS ECEI Partner in Maroochydore and Hervey Bay

BUSHkids will extend its NDIS ECEI services across Wide Bay-Burnett and the Sunshine Coast.   We are delighted to announce that as part of the NDIS rollout in Queensland, BUSHkids has be...

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NAIDOC Week celebrated at Wallangarra State School

BUSHkids' own Joanne McKinnon received praise today in the Tenterfield Star, article below. This year the theme for NAIDOC Week is Because of Her We Can, and on Monday Wallangarra State School...

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BUSHkids hits Gladstone: Free services for kids now available

A NEW early intervention service is helping children with disability in Gladstone access the vital support they need to reach their full potential. BUSHkids supports the health and wellbeing of ...

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BUSHkids Chairman awarded OAM

We are delighted that our Chairman, Dr Neil Bartels, has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the 2018 Australia Day Honours List for his service to medicine in rural and regio...

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New opportunities for CQ children as Bushkids office opens

CQ CHILDREN with disabilities are set to benefit from a new Bushkids team in Rockhampton. They can now be given access to more support services after a new office opened on New Year's Day on Bol...

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BUSHkids launches new website

ROYAL Queensland Bush Children's Health Scheme - BUSHkids yesterday launched a new website as part of their 81st Annual General Meeting. Smart Multimedia developed the website while Masthead Cre...

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Hole-in-one for worthy charity

Emerald Golf Day

ROUND up your mates and join the community in putting for a good cause at the Emerald Golf Club later today. Players will join in a day of fun and competition on the green to help raise funds an...

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NDIS programs for young kids to roll out in CQ this year

It'S a not-for-profit organisation that has a history with Central Queensland dating back to the 1930s and later this year, it will be offering extra services to the region's bush kids. BUSHkids...

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$23m NDIS funding

BUSHKIDS and Carers Queensland will share in more than $23 million in funding to deliver vital services to families across the electorate of Flynn as part of the roll-out of the NDIS. Member for...

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Why you really should think about volunteering

FIONA Morgan has just one message for anyone thinking about becoming a volunteer: "Just do it”.  It is National Volunteer Week and Mrs Morgan said deciding to give her time for two days a week was ...

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Two of 10 new Bundy jobs up are for grabs

TEN new jobs will be created when BUSHkids opens an early intervention centre in the city and two of those positions are now being advertised. BUSKkids CEO Carlton Meyn said the 82-year-old orga...

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New early intervention centre to help Bundy kids, bring jobs

TEN new jobs will created and scores of Bundaberg children with disabilities or developmental delays will get the essential support they need with the announcement of a new early intervention centr...

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BUSHkids and St Vinnies get a boost with Casual for a Cause

Southern Downs Regional Council’s Mayor, Cr Tracy Dobie has presented the Royal Queensland Bush Children’s Health Scheme and the St Vincent de Paul Cornerstone Program with donations totalling almo...

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Caitlynd’s Queen of the Rodeo quest

Caitlynd Gardner is passionate about a number of things. Her local community, her horse Lee, and her career as an auto electrician. The 21-year-old has been in Mount Isa for 13 years and calls i...

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