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BUSHkids Leadership Development Program – 25th August 2022

BUSHkids Leadership Development Program – Team Leader Level   BUSHkids has a strong commitment to supporting children and families across regional, rural, and remote locations. We also b...

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Speech Pathology Week 2022

Speech Pathology Week seeks to promote the speech pathology profession and the work done by speech pathologists with the 1.2 million Australians who have a communication disability. In 2022, Spe...

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Wonderful Evening at Government House

In recognition of the 30 years of selfless voluntary service to BUSHkids by our Chairman, Dr Neil Bartels OAM, an evening reception was hosted on Wednesday 17th August by the Governor of Queensland...

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Congratulations to Judy Peters; now Judy Peters OAM!

We are delighted that BUSHkids' Governing Council Member and Chairperson of Friends of BUSHkids Bundaberg was awarded an Order of Australia medal in the Australia Day Honours. Having been ra...

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Dalby Outdoor Area Officially Opened

Thanks to everyone from the Dalby community who joined us on Tuesday morning for the official opening of the centre's new outdoor area. BUSHkids has now been part of the Dalby community for over...

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Emerald Golf Day

Thanks to the Emerald community for making our golf day fundraiser the best ever! Last Saturday over a hundred players from 37 teams teed off for our annual golf day in Emerald. It was another f...

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BUSHkids’ centres in SEQ to resume service this week.

We are delighted to announce that following the lifting of the COVID-19 lockdown in South East Queensland, our Brisbane office and the service centres on the Sunshine Coast will resume providing se...

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Important COVID-19 Update.

As you will know, 11 LGAs' in South East Queensland are now in lockdown. Restrictions are stricter than during previous lockdowns in Queensland, with no visitors allowed in homes and movement only ...

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Celebrating BUSHkids 10 Years On.

Reflection on BUSHkids' organisational transformation BUSHkids has a long, proud 86-year history of serving Queensland communities to support children to achieve their potential. Whilst the way ...

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Emerald Centre Renaming to the Leslie Wilson Outback Centre

BUSHkids was proud to welcome his Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland in Emerald on Wednesday 26 May to rename the centre in honour of his predecessor and founder of...

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Valé and thank-you to our Deputy-Chair Gloria Ryan

BUSHkids Council member Gloria Ryan was legally trained and enthusiastically contributed to all aspects of our contracting matters, supporting BUSHkids with legal input, comprehensively advising on...

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BUSHkids’ Expresses our Condolences to the Queen

BUSHkids Expresses our Condolences to the Queen. Our Chairman, Dr Neil Bartels OAM, made a special visit to Government House this week to sign the condolence book for HRH Prince Philip, Duke of ...

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Wallabies bound into Bundy to help BUSHkids

Two Wallabies bounded into Bundy to help BUSHkids yesterday, but there was no need to call wildlife rescue! Wallabies and Queensland Reds Rugby Union stars Tate McDermott and Filipo Daugun...

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BUSHkids Annual Report 2019 – 2020 now available.

2020 has been one of the most difficult years in BUSHkids' history—with continued drought, devastating bushfires and the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic—BUSHkids has come through it alongside t...

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Warwick – Family Fun Day Recap & Photo Gallery

BUSHkids Warwick held a free Family Fun Day event at the Warwick Showgrounds last month. The day included a fun packed morning of making and racing pool noodle horses, kids creative crafts, a ch...

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Emerald Golf Day 2020 Recap

Our Emerald Golf Day was held on Saturday, despite strong winds and swirling dust which made for some tricky playing conditions. This fun annual event has grown into a major fundraiser for our E...

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(Video) BUSHkids is here for you.

BUSHkids is here for you during the coronavirus crisis. Our regional teams have recorded messages to let their communities know that BUSHkids is here for them during the coronavirus crisis. W...

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COVID-19 Information and Service Provision Updates

Click the links for COVID-19 information: Latest Queensland Health COVID-19 updates Queensland Health information regarding COVID-19 vaccinations for children NDIS COVID-19 vaccination i...

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BUSHkids Annual Report 2018 – 2019

BUSHkids released its 2019 Annual Report after a successful AGM on Friday evening. Our Chairman Dr Neil J Bartels OAM wrote the following in his annual report address. "On the eve of our organisat...

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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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