Good news stories

  • Swapping the city life for rural and remote Queensland

    Swapping the city life for rural and remote Queensland

    Swapping the city life for rural and remote Queensland (Pictured above L-R: Peter Wallace, Physiotherapist & Exercise Physiologist - Gidgee Healing and Stuart Cox, Physiotherapist - Gidgee Healing) We caught up with outreach physiotherapist and...

  • Talking telehealth with Talk HQ

    Talking telehealth with Talk HQ

    Talking telehealth with Talk HQ Sadly, outreach speech pathology provider, Talk HQ, are accustomed to the challenges of an unexpected emergency. Eight weeks before the impacts of COVID-19 were being felt in Australia, they had just moved back into their...

  • Increased occupational therapy service in far north Queensland

    Increased occupational therapy service in far north Queensland

    Increased occupational therapy service in far north Queensland The Whole Child Therapy Services' staff pictured above from left to right: Linda Headon (OT), Crystel Poggioli (OT), Bel Moore (Admin Support) and Sarah Bartsch (OT). The Whole Child has...

  • CheckUP helps support 20-year Weipa Eye Surgery pathway for patients in the Cape 

    CheckUP helps support 20-year Weipa Eye Surgery pathway for patients in the Cape 

    CheckUP helps support 20-year Weipa Eye Surgery pathway for patients in the Cape Date: Aug 31 – September 6, 2019 (8 days in total, 5 surgery days) Location: Weipa Hospital Patient Number: 75 Patient communities: Cooktown, Lockhart River, Aurukun,...

  • A special day for Windorah

    Wednesday 16 October was a special day in Windorah. Windorah was one of eighteen Central Western Queensland communities surveyed as part of the 2018 Central West Eye Health Mapping Project conducted by CheckUP’s Lachlan Rich. The people of the...

  • CheckUP partners to improve mental health services in far west Queensland

    For the first time in several years, the people of the Birdsville, Bedourie, Boulia and Windorah districts can access a visiting psychiatrist in their home communities. CheckUP has worked with the Central West Hospital and Health Service to support a...

  • Palm Island ENT service

    Palm Island ENT service

    Palm Island ENT service amplifying children's futures Senior Audiologist and CheckUP Outreach Service Provider, Zachary Stone, and the Deadly Ears (DE) team on Palm Island are working together to see more young children fitted with their first hearing...

  • Speech Pathology services shine in Hughenden

    Speech Pathology services shine in Hughenden

    Speech Pathology services shine in Hughenden Talk HQ Speech Pathology's service in Hughenden has really shined in Term 2, thanks to an increase in visits provided by Talk HQ's Speech Pathologist, Madeline Di Marzio. "This face-to-face contact...