A dementia diagnosis taught Brisbane woman Maryanne Oliver to see the beauty in every moment she shares with her mother.Continue reading Understanding Dementia through the eyes of a daughter
The Indigenous origins of a Melbourne suburb name and drawings of much love pets have been captured as part of a special fundraising project to mark Indigenous Literacy Day.Continue reading Spreading the joy of reading in Indigenous communities
When Gold Coast man Russell Lenehan chose to spend his gap year working as a public servant, little did he know it would lead to a career spanning five decades – and the title of financial Yoda from his colleagues!Continue reading Financial “Yoda” retires after 40 year career
When a Mobile Service Centre drives into town, its impact is often immediate.
For one elderly couple, it provided a lifeline and access to much needed support. Ongoing medical costs meant they were struggling financially – so much so, they had been considering selling their home just to support themselves.
Imagine you’re sitting at home having dinner when the phone rings.
You answer and the person on the line says they’re from Medicare.Continue reading Australians don’t drop your guard.
For Luke Neylan and Richard Harrison there’s nothing more rewarding than seeing people turn their lives around against the odds.Continue reading Locals encouraged to jump on board Golden Wattle this Homelessness week
Gold Coast woman Jenny Koenig knew the moment her brother was placed on dialysis, she would do all she could to help save his life.Continue reading A sister’s love – generous gift when it counts most
Geelong woman Naomi Grove is one of hundreds of Australians facing the agonising wait for an organ transplant.
She suffers from a genetic disease which could result in liver failure. The disease claimed the life of her mother four years ago. In the end, she was too weak for an organ transplant.Continue reading Waiting for the gift of life
Angela Retchless lived with reduced kidney function from the age of nine. When she became so ill that her life was on the line, her father gave her the greatest gift of all – a new chance at life.Continue reading Dad’s gift makes dream come true
Staff at the Warwick Service Centre have found a unique way to help locals at one of the busiest times of the year. They’ve held a BYO device day to teach people how to do their government business online.Continue reading Bring your own device: Helping locals get online