Category: STAR Clients News

  • Tech Tips: QR Codes

    QR Codes have become an integral part of our everyday life. But what are QR Codes? And how do we use them? Read on to find out.

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  • STAR Annual General Meeting 2021

    Notice of the STAR Annual General Meeting 2021 

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  • STAR Home Maintenance and Gardening service Fees Update

    STAR’s Gardening service is a highly requested service. We are making some changes to ensure we can feasibly manage the increasing number of service requests. To be able to offer all existing clients with up to 12 hours of gardening assistance in the financial year, we are increasing the Client Contribution to $20 per hour for all gardening clients.

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  • STAR Home Care Package Supporting Independent living

    "It's hard to meet new people as we get older."  Ninety-one-year-old Yvonne Garner is overcoming the challenge of social isolation often faced by seniors - thanks to her Home Care Package.

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  • A Review of the Suzanne Stays Oxygen Apartments

    Report on the Suzanne Stays Oxygen Apartments, wheelchair friendly unit, Leichardt St, Spring Hill, Brisbane, inspected February, 2021 

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  • STAR making a difference

    STAR has been supporting vulnerable members of our community since 1996. A range of Aged Care services are available for clients like Les.

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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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  • Review of SuzanneStays Accommodation by STAR Client

    Thank you to SuzanneStays for donating one week accommodation at Riverplace Apartment in Brisbane as a prize for participants in the upcoming Care Expo and Brisbane Disability Expo. One of STAR’s clients, Heather Coombes, reviewed the apartment.  

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  • Queensland Seniors Week 2019

    Qld Seniors Week is on 17-25 Aug 2019.

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  • Aged Care Information Sessions and Morning Tea

    Join us for an Aged Care information Session and find out What's new in Aged Care? Sessions are free and available to Redlands and Ipswich residents.

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  • Redlands seniors have community support to fight loneliness

    While aging is an inevitable part of life, loneliness need not be part of it. STAR volunteers provide companionship care to Redlands seniors.

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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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  • Cancellation Policy for Transport Bookings

    For the convenience of our clients we offer a liberal cancellation policy. 

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