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Healthy Towns Awards Recipients

2018 Award Winners

CONNECTIONS BETWEEN PEOPLE AWARD
2018 Outstanding Application Award

Both Sunny Street and Nambour Community Centre were recipients of the Healthy Towns 2018 Outstanding Application Award.

CONNECTIONS WITH GREENSPACE AWARD
2018 Connections with Greenspace Award
2018 Connections with Greenspace Award

Palmwoods Community Garden were awarded the Healthy Towns 2018 Connections with Greenspace Award. Palmwoods Community Garden, also known as ‘Soil & Soul’, has become a life-affirming refuge for those seeking a mindful and safe place to be rejuvenated. People and organisations can learn about sustainability and the process of growing […]

CONNECTIONS BETWEEN PEOPLE AWARD
2018 Connections with People Award
2018 Connections with People Award

The Palmwoods branch of the Queensland Country Women’s Association (QCWA) were awarded the Healthy Towns 2018 Connections with People Award. The Palmwoods QCWA provided activities and support for people of all ages, including the frail aged and socially isolated. We provide an affordable facility for the greater Sunshine Coast area […]

CONNECTIONS WITH PLACE AWARD
2018 Connections with Place Award
2018 Connections with Place Award

Maroochydore State High School were awarded the Healthy Towns 2018 Connections with Place Award. The school undertook a project to address risk factors for mental health in the school, by promoting the school as a safe place. Achievements included students and staff participation in the National Day of Action against […]

MAJOR HEALTH AND HAPPINESS AWARD
2018 Health and Happiness Award
2018 Health and Happiness Award

All Aboard Gympie Region won the Healthy Towns 2018 Health and Happiness Award. The organisation aims to support families and young children so they are ready for school. All Aboard Gympie Region values and encourages parental involvement with their children, including through play, chat, reading and other activities. It also […]

2017 Award Winners

CONNECTIONS WITH GREENSPACE AWARD
2017 Healthy Towns Awards Recipients
2017 Healthy Towns Awards Recipients

The Connections with Greenspace Award was awarded to Bunya Bunya Aboriginal Corporation! The Bunya Bunya Aboriginal Corporation has been involved in multiple conservation and natural heritage projects across the length of the Sunshine Coast. Bunya Bunya Aboriginal Corporation contributes to closing the gap by educating and connecting many people across […]

CONNECTIONS BETWEEN PEOPLE AWARD
2017 Healthy Towns Awards Recipients
2017 Healthy Towns Awards Recipients

Congratulations to Cooloola Coast Medical Transport who were the winners of the Connections between People Award! Cooloola Coast Medical Transport transports frail, aged and/or disabled residents of Cooloola Coast to non-urgent medical appointments. The service is run entirely by volunteers allowing residents to stay connected and healthy within their community. […]

CONNECTIONS WITH PLACE AWARD
2017 Healthy Towns Awards Recipients
2017 Healthy Towns Awards Recipients

The well-deserved winner of the Connections to Place Award was the All Aboard Gympie Region Campaign! The All Aboard Gympie Region campaign is about increasing the awareness of services, facilities and information to support the development of children in their early years. For more information about their services or to […]

MAJOR HEALTH AND HAPPINESS AWARD
2017 Healthy Towns Awards Recipients
2017 Healthy Towns Awards Recipients

The 2017 Health and Happiness Award was awarded to Hope Reins! Hope Reins was chosen as a finalist for the major health and happiness award for the deep connections made with many priority populations including, people experiencing mental health issues, at risk youth and people living with a disability If […]

2016 Award Winners

CONNECTIONS BETWEEN PEOPLE AWARD
Sunshine Coast Pride Network
Sunshine Coast Pride Network

Sunshine Coast Pride Network assists the LGBTI community on the Sunshine Coast to band together in mutual celebration, acceptance, recognition and strength. They maintain a Facebook page and organise many social events including the annual Sunshine Coast Pride Festival and small LGBTI support groups. This group is using their funding […]

CONNECTIONS WITH PLACE AWARD
Cooloola Human Services Network
Cooloola Human Services Network

Cooloola Human Services Network is a network of individuals and organisations who promote quality, responsive and locally based community services. They provide networking opportunities, advocate for services in the Gympie area, distribute information and auspice small and emerging organisations.   Current projects are the Gympie Regional Volunteer Centre and Gympie Region […]

CONNECTIONS WITH GREENSPACE AWARD
Palmwoods Community Garden
Palmwoods Community Garden

Palmwoods Community Garden is a new, inclusive place where people of all ages and backgrounds can grow edible food, learn about sustainability and make new connections in a healthy environment. The community garden is called ‘Soil and Soul’ and aims to create a healthy mind, body and spirit. Their Code […]

MAJOR HEALTH AND HAPPINESS AWARD
Eastbank Edible Garden
Eastbank Edible Garden

Eastbank Edible Garden is a unique community facility purpose built for education, skill development, social interaction and building community connections. This is a great example of a project that brings people from all walks of life together, including those living with a disability, men with mental illness, carers and school […]

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