Category: STAR Clients News

  • Celebrating NDIS STAR - Peter Neville

    Posted on 13 Oct 2021 at 12:01 pm

    At STAR, we believe you are unique and so are your interests, passions and life goals.

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  • 25 Years of STAR: Tom Hughes

    Posted on 22 Sep 2021 at 10:08 am

    STAR began 25 years ago with kindness and empowerment at the core of its mission to support vulnerable people live independently. To mark this bright occasion, we are showcasing 25 stories of our clients, volunteers, and programs that make us who are today. Tune in for 25 daily stories starting rom 20 September.  #25YearsofSTAR 

    STORY NUMBER 6: Prior to retiring, Tom Hughes used to visit his mother at a nursing home in Wynnum. Tom noticed some residents never had any visitors. He knew then how he wanted to spend his retirement years. 

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  • 25 Years of STAR. Tamar Flannery

    Posted on 20 Sep 2021 at 11:04 am

    STAR began 25 years ago with kindness and empowerment at the core of its mission to support vulnerable people live independently. To mark this bright occasion, we are showcasing 25 stories of our clients, volunteers, and programs that make us who are today. Tune in for 25 daily stories starting rom 20 September.  #25YearsofSTAR 

    STORY NUMBER 4: "Whatever your dream is - follow it" - is the motto of Tamar Flannery-  a fiercely independent young woman living with cerebral palsy. 

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  • Tech Tips: QR Codes

    Posted on 15 Jul 2021 at 01:49 pm

    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

    Posted on 15 Jul 2021 at 01:49 pm

    Notice of the STAR Annual General Meeting 2021 

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  • STAR Home Maintenance and Gardening service Fees Update

    Posted on 15 Jul 2021 at 01:30 pm

    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

    Posted on 15 Jul 2021 at 01:18 pm

    "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

    Posted on 9 Mar 2021 at 01:28 pm

    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

    Posted on 20 Jul 2020 at 10:29 am

    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

    Posted on 30 Mar 2020 at 02:10 pm

    Read or download STAR News March 2020. In this issue: STAR is Born: Origin Story Home Modifications vs. Home Maintenance Royal Commission Update STAR Vouchers STAR Tech STAR Spotlight

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  • STAR Community Services continues to work in the community

    Posted on 26 Mar 2020 at 08:59 am

    STAR Community Services is supporting more than 8,500 vulnerable disabled and elderly people in your community.

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  • STAR Community Services is Seeking Your Expression of Interest

    Posted on 17 Mar 2020 at 12:00 am

    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 their daily routines as much as possible.

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  • STAR-CODI MERGER

    Posted on 4 Feb 2020 at 01:04 pm

    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

    Posted on 3 Dec 2019 at 03:56 pm

    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

    Posted on 27 Nov 2019 at 12:00 am

    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

    Posted on 19 Nov 2019 at 10:16 am

    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

    Posted on 13 Nov 2019 at 01:13 pm

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

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  • Review of SuzanneStays Accommodation by STAR Client

    Posted on 24 Sep 2019 at 03:18 pm

    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

    Posted on 19 Jul 2019 at 11:43 am

    Qld Seniors Week is on 17-25 Aug 2019.

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  • Aged Care Information Sessions and Morning Tea

    Posted on 18 Jul 2019 at 11:05 am

    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

    Posted on 15 Dec 2017 at 09:14 am

    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

    Posted on 6 Apr 2017 at 02:52 pm

    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

    Posted on 8 Mar 2017 at 02:09 pm

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

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