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  • STAR News July 2020

    STAR Newsletter July 2020 is now available.

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  • STAR supports vulnerable Redlanders

    STAR Community Service, supported by the Redland City Council COVID-19 Community Organisations Support Grant, is delivering groceries and medication to vulnerable members of the Redlands community. In a streamlined system, the groceries and medication are paid for by the resident and then delivered to their home for free.  

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  • STAR working with Southern Moreton Bay Island Champions

    STAR Community Service working with Southern Moreton Bay Island Champions.
    Siobhan Hessing Disaster Planning and Operation Redland City Council, Lennie Jackson SMBI Community Champion, Clare Barker SES Local Controller and Community Resilience Coordinator Redland City Council, Marie Dalton SMBI Community Champion, Hilton Travis SMBI Community Champion and Mairead Nothling STAR Community Services met to hand over the laptop and mobile phone donated by Redland Foundation. Equipment like this is a basic need during emergencies, so we extend sincere thanks to Redlands Foundation for their generosity.

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  • STAR gets a helping hand from Federal funding

    Thanks to a federal funding grant, STAR can upgrade its Volunteering Redlands computer and support the costs associated with First Aid training for our amazing Redland volunteers. 

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  • STAR Spotlight: Doug Tearle

    The service STAR offers enables the older members of our community the ability to remain independent in their own home.  Meeting these community members and chatting with them during our trips, Doug finds very interesting.  Doug says, “So many clients have lived through difficult times but still share a smile and a joke with you.  Our clients appreciate the service STAR provides for them.”

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  • STAR Spotlight: Wieber Vlasveld

    A couple of years ago, Wieber started as a Volunteer Driver for STAR. Wieber says, “I really enjoy helping our clients. They are like my brothers, sisters, cousins, uncles, aunties, grandfathers and grandmothers to me. We have great conversations. STAR client’s include a great variety of people each with their individual stories.”

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  • STAR Spotlight: Shelia Bradshaw

    Shelia is one of the longer serving Contact Centre Volunteers. STAR values her support for the organisation and the many clients, colleagues and community members she supports.

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  • STAR Spotlight: Wayne Scott

    Wayne says, “I thoroughly enjoy my volunteer driving as it gives me great satisfaction in the knowledge that I am helping others to achieve their goals and meet their needs, in a safe environment, with someone they can trust.”

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  • STAR Spotlight: Rob Spencer

    STAR is honoured to have Rob Spencer as the Chair of STAR Community Services. Rob joined in 2004 when the Board was newly formed. As STAR grew in size and community involvement, Rob became Chairperson of Board of Directors. STAR’s business model was always about using volunteers and the board ensured that development continued. This thinking has helped, STAR connect with a great group of volunteers throughout the community. Rob believes, “When we consider the number of volunteers who have been with STAR for well over fifteen years, it says a lot about the values, culture, management and focus of the organisation.”

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  • Thank you STAR Staff and Volunteers

    Thank you to the AMAZING STAR Team. COVID-19 has disrupted our way of life, yet every day STAR staff and volunteers work hard to ensure clients are cared for. Each member of the STAR team has demonstrated their dedication to giving the highest standard of care to our  clients. Keeping each client safe in this unprecedented time.

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  • STAR vehicles fitted with bacteria-fighting device

    STAR Community Service vehicles have been fitted with antibacterial devices as the organisation takes precautions to keep drivers and elderly clients safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • STAR ringing clients to keep vulnerable Redlanders safe

    STAR Community Services is keeping an eye on vulnerable members of the Redlands community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • STAR is Here to Help

    COVID-19 has disrupted our way of life and there is a lot of uncertainty as to how that will impact on STAR clients.

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  • STAR News March 2020

    Read or download STAR News March 2020.

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  • STAR Community Services continues to work in the community

    STAR Community Services is supporting more than 8,500 vulnerable disabled and elderly people in your community.  The STAR cars are the latest update, with every car being fitted with an...

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  • STAR Community Services is Seeking Your Expression of Interest

    With the  COVID-19 present in our community, STAR community services is doing everything to ensure that our most vulnerable clients are looked after and assist them to go on with...

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  • STAR-CODI MERGER

    With STAR Community Services, Ipswich residents are enjoying convenient, affordable and more efficient community transport services. In July 2017, the two iconic community transport organisations STAR and CODI merged, forming a stronger efficient transport solution for Ipswich residents.

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  • International Day of People with Disability

    International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) is held on 3 December each year.
    IDPwD is a United Nations sanctioned day that is celebrated internationally. It aims to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability and celebrate their achievements and contributions.

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  • Support Across The Generations

    Brisbane (22 November 2019). STAR is holding its first Christmas Appeal to help combat isolation in the Redlands community. Redlands College students jumped into action to start collecting gifts. “Christmas is a time of giving and we all thought it would be wonderful to be able to give to elderly people who are on their own. Everyone was very excited to be a part of supporting others in the community, especially at this time of year” said Redland College’s 2020 School Captain, Lilly Dawson.

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  • International Men's Day

    In celebration of International Men's Day, we would like to honor one of our STAR clients, Robert McNabb. Robert's story is all too common with many men. They know something is wrong, but are reluctant to ask for help because it shows the real emotions affecting everyone as we age. This story is for every father, uncle, grandfather, male friend or neighbour. May this story inspire you to reach out and connect to the men around you.

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  • STAR News November 2019

    STAR Newsletter for November 2019 is now ready to read and download.

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