News

Brayden Bennati will now always travel with Craig Lowndes and Jamie Whincup!

15 July 2014

Brayden’s new racy “Holden Themed”  powered wheel chair was customised by Cootharinga’s skilful Rehabilitation Technology Team!

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Cootharinga Charity Golf Day BBQ

02 June 2014

Jupiters has been an avid supporter of Cootharinga North Queensland for many years and that relationship was further extended at the charity’s annual Golf Day recently. The below article featured in “Wire” Jupiters’ Team News.

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New-look Brolgas ready for a challenge, Team Braces for Big Blake

02 June 2014

The below article about the Cootharinga Brolgas was published on Saturday 17 May 2014 in the Townsville Bulletin.

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Government Funds a Boon for Carers at Respite Centre

22 May 2014

Cootharinga North Queensland was fortunate enough to receive $18,482 from the Gambling Community Fund in March 2014.

The below article, featuring John Hathaway and Cootharinga CEO Brendan Walsh, was published in the Townsville Sun on Wednesday 5 March, 2014.

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A COWBOYS GAME TO ENHANCE COOTHARINGA’S SCHOOL LEAVERS PROGRAM

06 May 2014

The North Queensland Cowboys Field of Dreams initiative and the Cowboys Leagues Club will be making it possible for 30 young people with a disability to celebrate the Cootharinga STARS program for schools leavers at the Cowboys V Broncos game at 1300SMILES Stadium this Friday night.

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Aussie Skip Bags Partners with Cootharinga

27 November 2013

Townsville business, Aussie Skip Bags has generously donated garden waste bags including free collection of the bags when full, to all of Cootharinga’s supported accommodation houses, The Activity & Respite Centre and to individuals we support in their own homes.

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Cootharinga’s Housing Project builds a better world!

27 May 2013

The project has been called “My Smarter, Greener, Accessible home”.

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Queensland Country Credit Union donates $5K towards Cootharinga’s vibrant Community Garden!

17 May 2013

Our octoganol garden at the Activity and Respite Centre is shaping up well.  The centrepiece will boast a stunning pergola and fanning out from the pergola will be winding accessible pathways and a range of garden beds which will differ in height.

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Cootharinga approved as “Host Provider” for “Your Life Your Choice”

03 December 2012

As a host provider, Cootharinga will play an integral role in assisting people with disbility and their families, who wish to self-direct their funds, to take greater control over the supports and services they receive.

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CBA generously donates the boat back!

26 November 2012

As winner of the Bonanza Tipping Competition at our Charity Race Day this year,  CBA won the major prize of a Quintrex boat package, which they have very generously donated back to help us raise further funds for children and adults with disabilities.  This we will be doing by organising a combined charities raffle.

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