Giving kids in the bush a chance

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 is why it’s a target for the children’s health scheme.

Bushkids CEO Carlton Meyn said the Stanthorpe community had many geographically isolated families, many with additional barriers to service access…


You can read the full article on the Stanthorpe Posts’s website by here:

Pictured: Stanthorpe’s Early Intervention Facilitators – Joanne McKinnon and Adela Caruso
Picture provided by: Liana Walker

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 had a very successful day with many visitors to the school working in rotations with all the children.

They participated in literacy and fine motor activities, indigenous sports, badge making, face painting, art and craft on women, flags and didgeridoos.

The school expressed its appreciation to all the wonderful presenters who travelled and gave of their time for the students, and also donated books, thongs, balls, keyrings and more…


To read the full article on the Tenterfield Star’s website, click here.