Monthly Archives: March 2016

From the CEO: March 2016

Welcome to our first newsletter for 2016. Late in 2015 and early this year, we have had lots of positive change: new ways of working and sector reforms, new services launching and now the Booin Gari festival is just around the corner. To always stay up to date with what is happening please connect with

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Gympie parenting program finds new home with Anglicare

United Synergies’ Connect2Parenting Program will be transitioning over to Anglicare Southern Queensland in April this year, to ensure parents in the Gympie area continue to have access to support to cope with the demands of parenting. The program was created by United Synergies to provide parents and carers with access to education, peer support, community

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Local young people making headspace Caboolture youth friendly

Construction of the new headspace Caboolture youth mental health service is well underway, with a local youth committee helping to design and create a space that is engaging for local young people. Five local young people have volunteered to provide advice on the layout, interior design and youth friendly features in the new space. The

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United Synergies making services more LGBTI friendly

Sunshine Coast based not-for-profit and provider of community services, United Synergies, has signed an agreement with the national LGBTI Health Alliance aimed at making the service even more accessible to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex community. Under the agreement, United Synergies is a partner to the ‘LGBTI Champions Project’, which is part of

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Booin Gari festival celebrates Indigenous culture on the Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast Indigenous festival Booin Gari has announced a stand out program for 2016, which centres on a cultural immersion in music, traditional art and craft, and storytelling. Booin Gari will be held on Tuesday, 5 April from 9.30am to 3.30pm at Noosaville Lions Park, with a range of activities on land and water for

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Site chosen for headspace Caboolture mental health service

A site for the new headspace Caboolture youth mental health service has been announced. Lead agency for the headspace Caboolture consortium, United Synergies, confirmed ‘The Lakes Centre’ at 8-22 King Street will be home to the service when it opens next year. Progress on headspace Caboolture is well underway, with the building fit out starting

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