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Archbishop opens homeless women's home

Archbishop opens HAHThe Most Reverend Dr Phillip Aspinall, Archbishop of the Diocese of Brisbane, officially opened and dedicated Anglicare Southern Queensland's homeless women's hostel dubbed the Home-away-from-homelessness at Toowong on Sunday, 21 June.

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Reconciliation Week recognised

IMG 8129Anglican Church SQ and Anglicare SQ staff including executive
directors attended the National Reconciliation Week morning tea at St John's
Cathedral precinct on May 26.

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Extra support aids foster children

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Visiting Movie World, the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, a trip
to the beach and fishing are just some of the activities Victoria Hambour
(pictured) shared with three foster children as a volunteer.

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Anglicare SQ expands westward

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When Anglicare SQ West Moreton won a funding grant from Medicare Local to provide
Better Health with Self-Management courses, it introduced Anglicare SQ to areas
further west than previously reached.

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Having a purpose improves life

intoxicatedInjecting meaningful purpose into the lives of people consumed by substance abuse,
homelessness and often chronic illness is the aim of two programs run by
Anglicare SQ's Townsville Community Service.

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Parachuting for homeless women

parachute land2The Southport School Deputy Headmaster
Alan Parsons and college chaplain The Reverend Jonathan Whereat jumped out of a
plane on 14 June to help homeless women.

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Palliative care brings hope to families

PalliativeThe Reverend Canon Linda McWilliam, Director of Mission & Social
Justice was one of several speakers at the National Palliative Care Service
held in St John's Cathedral on May 29th.

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Wedding display ignites memories

11038994 10152966142548961 7469679131927352261 nAll the excitement of wedding days has been captured in a
display of gowns and clients' memories at Anglicare SQ's centre-based respite
and group activities room in Townsville.

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