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The bridge to accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme

Our NDIS Access team has an overarching viewpoint of the diverse challenges facing clients with disabilities, the satellite services that exist and the government supports that can be life-changing if only they can be accessed. The team is like a bridge, providing a vital connection point that joins different parts together, bringing transformational benefits that raise the quality of life for people who may be doing it tough without the necessary tools.

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Get your free flu vaccine

The flu jab helps protect yourself and the community from the influenza virus. The flu might seem like no big deal but it can make mob very sick and lead to serious complications, particularly for people with existing health problems. Think you are strong and fit so you don’t need the flu jab? Think again. […]

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Meet our IT Admin Ashleigh

Ashleigh has connections with islands of the Torres Strait, South Sea, Papua New Guinea and also China. She has been working with ATSICHS Brisbane since August 2023.

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Spotlight on Oral Health Therapist Taneecia

Taneecia is a dedicated Oral Health Therapist and proud Wulli Wulli and Wakka Wakka woman. Her mission revolves around educating community about oral hygiene and providing preventative and restorative dentistry solutions for adults and children. Taneecia’s primary focus is to empower mob to look after their oral health. 

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Jimbelunga men’s group ‘Maibinyana’

Maibinyana, meaning ‘men working together’ (derived from the Yugambeh language and a Torres Strait dialect), is a fitting name for the men’s group at Jimbelunga, which is all about connection, community and collaboration.

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Health worker traineeship a pathway full of potential

Cleavon (CJ) wasn’t clear on his career path after leaving high school but felt a strong pull toward working with community. Volunteering with Deadly Choices reaffirmed his interest in community health, steering him toward an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Traineeship with ATSICHS Brisbane in March 2023.

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Meet Jimbelunga’s new cook Charlene Riley

We caught up with Jimbelunga Cook Charlene to learn more about her background and passion for food.

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Jimbelunga supports Maggie Beer Foundation initiative around food in aged care

There is a lot to consider when it comes to providing nutritious, digestible and crowd-pleasing meals in the aged care sector. Aged Care Operations Manager Belinda Charles and Environmental Services Administration Manager Sharen Suman were pleased to have the opportunity to host Maggie Beer Foundation Chef Trainer and Mentor Anna Sundqvist to share their insight around food and nutrition in the context of Jimbelunga Nursing Centre.

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Welcoming our 2024 General Practitioner registrars

We are delighted to introduce five new General Practitioner (GP) registrars who have just commenced their training placements with ATSICHS Brisbane. Dr Sarah will be based at our Northgate clinic, Dr Avalon at Woolloongabba, Dr Bailey at Logan and Dr Mandy and Dr Shuatha will work from Loganlea clinic.

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Staff member spotlight: Youth Practitioner Sawee Bero

We caught up for a chat with Sawee Bero who has worked with ATSICHS Brisbane for almost five years in a few different roles, most recently as Youth Practitioner. 

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