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Under 14s half-back a full team player

We’d like to introduce you to one of the stars of our under 14s DC ATSICHS Queensland Murri Carnival team, half-back Tidan Wright. Despite this being his first year at the QMC he’s no stranger to the field. He’s got a few years of rugby league experience under his belt and is keen to hit […]

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2022 Queensland Murri Carnival kicks off

The 2022 Queensland Murri Rugby League Carnival is underway and the competition is heating up. Held at the Redcliffe Dolphins Moreton Daily Stadium, this year’s QMC is bigger and better than ever. Our ATSICHS Brisbane teams are ready to get some tries on the board. Browns Plains Community Liaison Officer and coach of our under 14s […]

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Indigenous surfing star receives Young, Black and Proud scholarship

Proud Noongar man Landen is a junior competitive surfer and one of our 2022 Young, Black and Proud scholarship winners. At only 15 years old, Landen recently competed in the Australian Indigenous Surfing titles in Bells Beach. He placed 1st in the Under 18 Men’s shortboard category and 1st in the Open Men’s longboard category, […]

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Redevelopment gets underway for Joyce Wilding Hostel

Construction has commenced on the Kaggarabah Housing project, a new purpose-built accommodation precinct for Indigenous women and children who are experiencing or are at risk of experiencing homelessness on the site of the former Joyce Wilding Hostel. An official sod turning event to launch the project was held at the site on July 26 with Housing Minister […]

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Deadly Choices makes netball history

Deadly Choices has made netball history by entering two Indigenous netball teams in the Origin Energy Vicki Wilson Championship for the first time. Held over the weekend at Nissan Arena, the Deadly Choices teams competed in both the Cup and Shield categories. They placed 12th and 15th, respectively.  Deadly Choices Coordinator and the team’s Assistant […]

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Logan community celebrates NAIDOC

This week we joined the Logan District Elders at the Kingston Butter Factory to celebrate NAIDOC. Our Child and Family Centre, Deadly Kindy, Support Services, Primary Health, Deadly Choices and also Human Services teams represented ATSICHS Brisbane on the day. They ran boomerang painting, turtle weaving, arts and crafts activities and more. Our NAIDOC 2022 […]

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CEO inspires next generation of healthcare workers

ATSICHS Brisbane CEO Renee Blackman was out and about this week visiting healthcare students and staff at Queensland University of Technology (QUT). First up was a meet and greet with Indigenous nursing students and then a visit to the Oodgeroo Unit. Renee was invited as guest speaker and delivered a presentation on her career background and experiences […]

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Dental Health Week yarn with Dental Assistant Angela

This Dental Health Week we sat down with proud Wakka Wakka and Gubbi Gubbi Dental Assistant Angela to talk about dental health and taking care of your smile. Can you tell us a little more about yourself? I was born in Brisbane and spent my childhood growing up in Ipswich. My mother grew up in […]

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ATSICHS unveils 2022 NAIDOC artwork

In celebration of NAIDOC 2022 ATSICHS commissioned Quandamooka artist Casey Coolwell-Fisher to create an artwork that represented this year’s NAIDOC theme, Get Up, Stand Up Show Up. Casey is a Quandamooka, Nunukul woman of Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island, Qld) and runs the business Chaboo with her husband Roy Fisher, a Wakka Wakka man from Cherbourg, Queensland. They specialise in […]

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New program helps community transition to human services

We’re very excited to launch the new POODMARE-BA program. The human services program was created to assist recruitment into ATSICHS Brisbane’s Family Wellbeing Service and Youth teams. ATSICHS Brisbane CEO Renee Blackman said the new program was an innovative way to support mob wanting to make a career change and also make a difference. “We’re […]

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