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

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, image galleries and video recordings of the coverage.

Published News Articles:

BUSHkids’ doors officially open at Gympie venue – written by Philippe Coquerand for The Gympie Times. Article also available on their website by clicking here (news subscription required).

BUSHkids launches NDIS Early Intervention service in Gympie – written by Philippe Coquerand for The Gympie Times. Article also available on their website by clicking here (news subscription required).

Child service returns to its roots on the Fraser Coast – written by Blake Antrobus for the Fraser Coast Chronicle. Article also available on their website by clicking here (news subscription required).

7News Sunshine Coast Video:

Reporting by Danielle DePinto

Alternatively, a backup of the above video is available by clicking here.

7News Wide Bay Video:

Reporting by Ashleigh Dwan


Alternatively, a backup of the above video is available by clicking here.

Launch Day Galleries:

Maroochydore Launch Day

 

Gympie Launch Day

 

Hervey Bay Launch Day

To request full resolution images, please e-mail info@bushkids.org.au.

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 the provision of all our services such as the age of the children we support and how we go about providing services to families.  We have received the tremendous pro bono support and expertise of Clayton Utz, and BUSHkids is very grateful for the time and attention which has been so generously given to us over the past two years.

To view our updated constitution, please click either of the below links:

 

Annual Report

The Royal Queensland Bush Children’s Health Scheme annual report is published each year on December 6, the anniversary of the organisation’s creation in 1935.  The annual report details all our operations over the previous year, the services we have provided, how many children and families we have supported and BUSHkids’ financial position.  It also outlines what BUSHkids is planning to do in the coming year to provide support to children and families in rural and regional Queensland.

To read the organisation’s 2017-2018 Annual Report, please click either of the below links:

 

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, complete image galleries, video recordings of 7 News CQ and WIN News CQ coverage of the events and audio recordings featured on ABC Radio.

Published News Articles:
Launching better future for our kids, by Sean Fox. Accessible at https://www.themorningbulletin.com.au/news/launching-better-futures-for-our-kids/3476270/

New disability scheme for kids changes mum’s life, by Hannah Sbeghen. Accessible at https://www.sunshinecoastdaily.com.au/news/new-disability-scheme-for-kids-changes-gladstone-m/3477677/

Emerald early intervention support to help kids thrive, by Kristen Booth. Accessible at https://www.cqnews.com.au/news/emerald-early-intervention-support-to-help-kids-th/3471141/

7News Central Queensland Video:
Reporting by Brittany Hancock.

WIN News Central Queensland Video:
Reporting by Sophie Lester.

 

Launch Day Galleries:

 

Gladstone Launch Day

 

Rockhampton Launch Day

 

Emerald Launch Day

To request full resolution images, please e-mail info@bushkids.org.au.

ABC Radio Interviews:
Listen to the full radio interviews featured on ABC Radio using the audio player’s below

 

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 their full potential in life.

The Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) program, an extension of the organisation’s existing services will be opened at 1.30pm.

Children aged between zero and six years old who have a disability or developmental delay will be given access to support and services tailored for them to achieve the best long-term outcomes.

To read the full article written by Sean Fox from The Morning Bulletin, please click here

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 opening of its Early Childhood Early Intervention service centre in Emerald.

The Royal Queensland Bush Children’s Health Scheme – BUSHkids – is a not-for-profit organisation that has been supporting the health and wellbeing of children and families in Queensland’s regional, rural and remote communities for more than 80 years.

Early Childhood Early Intervention is a new program fully funded by the National Disability Insurance Scheme and is designed to help children aged zero to six years with a disability or developmental delay to access the support and services they need to achieve better long-term outcomes.

BUSHkids chief executive officer Carlton Meyn said through the program the organisation was hoping to help more local children through its new team of early childhood professionals.

“The Early Childhood Early Intervention services will benefit the community to support children with developmental delay, and it’s a service that was really required,” he said…

To read more, please visit the CQNews article written by Kristen Booth from CQNews here.