Category: Media Releases

  • Star's volunteering program leads to employment for Arran Hansen

    THREE years ago STAR Community Services put a plan in place to engage people with disabilities in volunteering through Volunteering Redlands. The program supported Arran Hansen to get paid employment.

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  • STAR Singalong to celebrate International Day of People with Disability

    STAR Singalong to celebrate International Day of People with Disability 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-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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  • 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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  • Longest Serving Volunteer Driver Retires After 18 Year On Road

    After eighteen years of transporting the aged, frail and those with disabilities to their medical and social appointments, seventy-five-year-old Bob Curry has retired from his role as volunteer driver with STAR Community Services. 

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  • STAR EasyShopper Bus

    Redlands Community News: This group of volunteers makes life easier for those who struggle with public transport.

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  • Ipswich Team Awarded for Excellence in Community Engagement

    On Friday, October 26 at the Frank McGreevy Goodna RSL Function Centre, STAR won the IPSWICH DISTRICT COMMUNITY SAFETY CRIME PREVENTION AWARDS 2018, in the Community Engagement Category.

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  • Singalong a good excuse to get out and enjoy great company

    IPSWICH'S elderly and those with disabilities enjoyed a day full of music, melodies and dance in a community singalong organised by STAR Community Services in partnership with the Alchemy Street Choir at the W.G. Hayden Humanities Centre

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  • Helping Aged Live at Home

    Help at Home is making a real difference to the lives of many Logan seniors.

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  • STAR Finalist in National Aged Care Awards

    STAR  is one of the top 4 aged care providers in the national 2018 HESTA Aged Care Awards,  Outstanding Organisation award category. 

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  • Thanks Jayne, You're a true star

    With International Women's Day approaching, STAR/CODI has taken time to celebrate its women staff and volunteers.

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  • STAR in News- CTO Award

    LOCAL non-for- profit organisation, STAR Community Transport has been recognised for its service to the community in supporting the elderly, frail, and people with disabilities to enjoy an independent and healthy life.

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  • CODI STAR Merger Offers Improved Community Transport for Ipswich Families

    Ipswich residents are set to enjoy convenient, affordable and more efficient community transport services, as CODI and STAR - two iconic community transport organisations, merge their operations from the 1st of July 2017

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  • Ipswich Families Clear up Confusion About Transition to NDIS

    Brisbane (4 May 2017). Ipswich residents had a chance on Thursday, to clear up their concerns regarding the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), ahead of the Scheme roll out on...

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  • Federal Treasurer Discussed NDIS with STAR Community Services

    The Hon. Scott Morrison MP, Treasurer and senior member of Prime Minister Turnbull’s Cabinet and Expenditure Review Committee, discussed the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the importance of ensuring its successful delivery with STAR Community Services General Manager, Patsy Wilshire.

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  • STAR In News- Law Study Continued with Help from STAR

    A story on one of STAR's inspirational clients, achieving life goals against all odds. Published in Senior News (Brisbane Edition) April 2017.

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  • STAR In News- MCOW Community Conversation

    An important Redlands Community Conversation to benefit those with Disabilities. Article published in Redland City Bulletin.

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  • Redlands Community Prepares for Transition to NDIS

    People with disabilities, their families and carers, community organisations and local businesses are invited to be part of an important conversation about the needs and wants of people with disabilities in Redlands.

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  • STAR Secures Growth Funding for Expansion of Aged Care Services

    The communities of Redlands, Logan River Valley, Brisbane South and South Coast areas are set to benefit from the recent growth funding secured by STAR Community Services under the Commonwealth...

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