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Healthy Towns Showcase

Take a look at what other towns are doing and how their actions are enhancing the overall health and happiness of their communities.

Cooloola Coast Medical Transport
CONNECTIONS WITH PLACE 09 August 2016

Cooloola Coast Medical Transport are a wonderful community organisation based in Tin Can Bay that transports frail, aged and disabled residents of Cooloola Coast with non-urgent medical issues to health services. The group formed when community members realised there was no public transport for people in their area to access […]

Brekky Sessions
CONNECTIONS BETWEEN PEOPLE 30 May 2016

Brekky Sessions is another great example of a community project eligible to nominate for a ‘connections between people’ award as they organise and run social activities that connect people around local needs. “Brekky Sessions” is a new initiative run by United Synergies in the Sunshine Coast and Gympie area. The […]

Maroochydore Men’s Shed
CONNECTIONS BETWEEN PEOPLE 17 May 2016

Maroochydore Men’s Shed is another great example of an organisation who could potentially nominate for a Healthy Towns award. In just over three years Maroochydore Men’s Shed has grown to over 65 members. Activities offered at the shed include woodworking, metal work, community work, travel groups, photography, computer literacy and […]

Pets 4 Life – Planning for People
CONNECTIONS BETWEEN PEOPLE 25 March 2016

The Connections between People Award recognises projects that bring people together, increase social connections and provide a sense of belonging to their town. The Pets for Life (P4L) program supports older people living on the Sunshine Coast to continue caring for their companion animal, with the help of a volunteer. […]

Peregian Veggie Village
CONNECTIONS WITH GREENSPACE 25 March 2016

The Connections With Greenspace Award recognises projects that are environmentally friendly and have a positive environmental impact on their town. The Peregian community run a community garden called Veggie Village in Rufous Street with a focus on growing organic fruits, herbs and vegetables.  This project aligns with the Connections with […]

Dulong Futures – Creating a Sense of Place
CONNECTIONS WITH PLACE 25 March 2016

Connections with Place Award recognises projects that provide equitable access to resources and services, provides a sense of place and are culturally inclusive. Dulong Futures recognises that for their community to be a more ‘liveable’ and ‘healthy’ place, they need to provide opportunities for neighbours to connect. Initially a group of […]

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