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Here you can find the lastest news stories and media releases from Healthy Towns. If you wish to re-publish any of the stories online or in press and require high resolution images, logo files or further information, please contact the Healthy Towns team by emailing info@healthytowns.org.au.
Please note: All stories re-published from this page must reference the Healthy Towns Program.

 

Nambour Together: 30th July 2017

Healthy Towns was absolutely delighted to be part of the third Nambour Together event held in Quota Memorial Park, Nambour. What is Nambour Together all about? The overall aim of Nambour Together is about the community coming together and having fun! Everyone who attending did just that, there was live […]

08 Aug 2017 READ MORE
 

Gympie Morning Tea: 18th of July, 2017

Healthy Towns rewards community groups that contribute to our towns health and happiness. Healthy Towns put on their last Morning tea for 2017 at the lovely Gympie Community Place. This was a perfect opportunity for like-minded community groups to learn about the Healthy Towns Awards application process. Laughs and positive […]

31 Jul 2017 READ MORE
 

Tewantin Morning Tea: Friday the 7th of July, 2017

Healthy Towns is about healthy, happy rural and regional communities. Healthy Towns put on another successful morning tea, this time at the newly restored Tait-Duke Community Cottage, Tewantin. This was a perfect opportunity for like-minded community groups to learn about the Healthy Towns Awards application process. Thank-You A massive thank-you […]

20 Jul 2017 READ MORE
 

Come to a FREE morning tea

Come along to a free morning tea in Tewantin on the 7th July at 10am. Find out more about Healthy Towns and how to fill out an application for this years awards.  It will be held at the beautiful Tait-Duke Community Cottage, a newly restored heritage building just opened in 14 Earl St Tewantin.  The invitation […]

29 Jun 2017 READ MORE
 

Nambour Hosts Healthy Towns Morning Tea

Thank You! Thanks to all who were able to come to the Nambour Healthy Towns Morning Tea.  We spent some time going through what guides Healthy Towns and how to fill out the new application form.   We received positive feedback that this will make the application process much easier. Networking and delicious […]

29 Jun 2017 READ MORE
 

2016 Healthy Towns Awards Winners

Healthy Towns is delighted to announce the inaugural 2016 Healthy Towns Award Winners: The Connections with People Award:  Sunshine Coast Pride Network The Connections with Place Award:  Cooloola Human Services Network The Connections with Greenspace Award: Palmwoods Community Garden The Major Health and Happiness Award:  Eastbank Edible Garden.   We would like […]

14 Nov 2016 READ MORE
 

Healthy Towns Awards Lunch – October 28!

We are excited to announce that the awards lunch will be held at the beautiful Majestic Theatre in Pomona on Friday the 28th of October! On the day, we will celebrate the selected finalist groups for each award category and pay recognition to the wonderful work that they do. A […]

21 Sep 2016 READ MORE
 

The meaning behind our logo

The Healthy Towns logo represents our passion for happiness, communication and prosperity. The symbol is made up of two house icons, that are positioned along an abstract road depicting a town scape. The shape of the abstract road also symbolises a smile for happiness. The road markings are an indigenous style dot pattern that represents a […]

15 Sep 2016 READ MORE
 

Gympie Morning Tea and Nomination Workshop

The Healthy Towns team hosted a morning tea at Gympie Community Place on Thursday the 25th of August. The morning was a great success with 15 people attending from 10 different community groups such as Weeroona, Bluecare, Cooloola Coast Medical Transport, Sunshine 60 and better, Kandanga Hall Committee, Mens Shed, […]

15 Sep 2016 READ MORE
 

Free Gympie Morning Tea

Healthy Towns will be hosting a free morning tea in Gympie on Thursday the 25th of August.   Find out if your group is eligible for a Healthy Towns Award and how to apply.  We would love to see as many community groups as possible come along.  It’s a great opportunity […]

08 Aug 2016 READ MORE
 

Community Groups attend Healthy Towns Morning Tea

A big thank you to all the community group members and community development workers who were able to attend our first Healthy Towns Morning Tea event. The morning tea was held at Millwell Rd Community Centre in Maroochydore. Participants were treated to a delicious morning tea supplied by ‘Meals on […]

27 May 2016 READ MORE
 

Healthy Towns Morning Tea Friday May 13

Healthy Towns will be hosting a healthy and delicious morning tea for community group leaders to promote awareness of the Healthy Towns program. The event will occur next Friday the 13th of May at 10am and will be held at Millwell Road Community Centre, Maroochydore. Information will be given on […]

05 May 2016 READ MORE
 

Healthy Towns Program Funding to Reward, Connect and Motivate Healthy Communities

Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN is excited to launch the Healthy Towns community program in 2016 to improve and reward health and wellbeing in all populations within the region. The innovative program, commencing in April, will focus on creating new connections between people, promoting holistic health, encouraging use […]

20 Mar 2016 READ MORE
 

The Healthy, Happy Collaborative Striving to Achieve

The Healthy Towns working group has been meeting monthly since late 2014 to develop the Healthy Towns concept, strategy, brand identity and marketing materials. Current members of the group include academics and students from University of the Sunshine Coast and Griffith University; community development workers from Sunshine Coast Council, Noosa […]

15 Mar 2016 READ MORE
 

Healthy Towns Morning Tea

Invitations coming soon! Healthy Towns will be hosting a healthy and delicious morning tea for community group leaders to promote awareness of the Healthy Towns program. The event will occur in mid-May and will be held at Cotton Tree, Maroochydore. Information will be given on what Healthy Towns aims to […]

10 Mar 2016 READ MORE
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