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Read our latest news to discover what is happening around Centacare.

Cooking brings life to Ovi

Disability care

Getting involved in cooking at our Aishling hub brings life to Ovi, after a motor vehicle accident left him feeling isolated and fully reliant on the care of his family.

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Working together for festive cheer

Featured

From the Gold Coast to the Sunshine Coast, this Christmas our services are drawing on their close ties to the community to deliver festive cheer where it’s needed most.

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Costume call for creative clients

Disability care

With only a couple of weeks left before the curtain rises, Centacare’s Running Duck Theatre Ensemble return to HOTA for their third production – John Red Kelly. The show will run from 26 November to 1 December on the Gold Coast.

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Mental health work attracts those called to walk alongside others

Disability care

Mental Health Week is an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of mental health in our everyday lives. It affects how we think, feel, and act. And it is just as important for those working in the sector as for those they support.

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Footy fan Brad gets in the game

Disability care

While the season is over for his team, die-hard Broncos fan Brad is glad he was in the stand for their final home game against the Eels. The 31-year-old from Logan has faced some challenges in his life but is kicking goals with support from his close-knit team.

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Lyndal inspires with handmade dinosaurs

Disability care

When the curtain went up on Quirky’s debut at QPAC last week, the 25 artists were joined on stage by some very special guests. Patchwork dinosaurs Thumpy and Lumpy were made especially for the show – lovingly designed and hand-crafted by Lyndal, one of the cast of the Real and Diverse (RAD) Theatre ensemble, supported by Centacare.

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RAD theatre gears up for QPAC debut

Disability care

Comic tragedy QUIRKY is the debut production by inclusive theatre ensemble Real and Diverse Theatre (RAD), supported by Centacare. It will run 14-16 July at QPAC.

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Megan finds her calling in business

Disability care

Along with some of her friends from Centacare’s Iluka Social and Life Skills Hub on the Sunshine Coast, Megan is selling bespoke potted succulents and reversible bandanas for dogs and puppies. From design to production to sales, everyone has a role to play in the venture and Megan’s is the business side.

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Disability care clients pursue their passions

Disability care

At HAND Social and Life Skills Hub, a passion for cars has bred a tight knit team known as the most trusted car detailers around.

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Tanya shines in her dream job

Disability care

Tanya, 31, shines in her café dream job with the right amount of back-up from her support worker Courtney.

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