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Toowoomba's youth haven has a new home

12 Apr 2017 7:59 AM -

Toowoomba’s long-standing residential facility for young people experiencing homelessness is celebrating a new home of its own.

The Haven and its six support staff has officially joined local not-for-profit organisa...

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Safe and sound in Clifton

31 Mar 2017 11:16 AM -

Lynelle Fenner is a fourth-generation Clifton resident and hopes to continue living on the family property for many years to come.

Fortunately, there is support available to help people like Mrs Fenner who want to l...

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Program boosts home safety in Oakey

23 Mar 2017 2:32 PM -

When 26 year-old Daniel Hassett announced he was getting married, one of his elderly clients politely asked if she could attend the wedding.

Daniel was very happy to oblige and hand delivered an invitation to her. U...

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Men's Shed builds pride

21 Mar 2017 6:38 PM -

Every Monday, the YellowBridge Men’s Shed is abuzz with the sound of hammers, saws and sanders as men of all ages work on their eclectic creations.

The Toowoomba not-for-profit enterprise works exclusively with peop...

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Golfers raise $41,500 for charity

23 Feb 2017 10:00 AM -

Every Monday, the YellowBridge Men’s Shed is abuzz with the sound of hammers, saws and sanders as men of all ages work on their eclectic creations.

The Toowoomba not-for-profit enterprise works exclusively with peop...

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Golden angels adorn local Christmas cards

1 Dec 2016 6:06 PM -

A golden-winged angel atop a twinkling tree is part of the inaugural Christmas Card Artist Series by Toowoomba’s YellowBridge QLD.

The not-for-profit organisation collaborated with their client and local artist, Dan...

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Buckets of joy on Christmas wish list

1 Dec 2016 3:41 PM - Heather Smith

The 2nd Yellow Bucket Appeal is transforming the humble plastic bucket into a symbol of kindness and joy this Christmas.

Two hundred yellow buckets will be filled with gourmet Christmas goodies and gifted to local people who need it mos...

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Coral finds joy with work

24 Nov 2016 12:07 PM - Heather Smith

There are many people who loathe going to work but Coral Smith is not one of them.

Every Thursday and Friday, Coral puts on one of her best dresses and carefully combs her hair for her work experience shifts at Toowoomba’s boutique op s...

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Toowoomba's youth haven turns 30

3 Nov 2016 3:01 PM - Heather Smith

Thirty years ago, a Toowoomba high school teacher and youth worker decided to build a house where young people experiencing homelessness could live while they completed school.

It was an ambitious plan that demanded significant time, re...

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Gardening trainee turns over a new leaf

26 Sep 2016 10:10 AM - Heather Smith

Having a full-time job and the full pay packet to go with it feels pretty good for 23 year-old Djarwyn Burns.

Finding employment in the past has not been easy but his hard work will pay off when he graduates from a traineeship next mont...

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USA camp experience wows Aussie disability worker

22 Sep 2016 1:35 PM - Heather Smith

Hiking, camping and playing games does not sound like work although that is exactly what Lachlan Olm, 27, has been doing for the past three months.

The Toowoomba disability support worker has recently returned from the United States whe...

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Artist becomes subject in photo exhibit

21 Sep 2016 1:39 PM - Heather Smith

Toowoomba artist, Dan Wilson, has switched roles to star in a photographic exhibition that reveals the aspirations of local residents who live with a disability.

Mr Wilson, 42, is more accustomed to creating art rather than being the su...

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Best friends star in photographic exhibition

8 Sep 2016 10:49 AM - Heather Smith

Tony Town, 46, loves his fox terrier called Rocky. “He is my best friend. Every morning he barks to wake me up and then he licks my face”.

The two friends will feature in a photographic exhibition alongside 19 other Toowoomba residents ...

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Big smiles for YellowBridge happy bus

7 Jul 2016 3:46 PM - Heather Smith

You will be seeing a lot more of Liam Woodford around Toowoomba from today.

The 17-year-old aspiring barista is the smiling face on YellowBridge QLD’s new commuter van that will help people with a disability travel to medical appointmen...

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One man's parting gift inspires new enterprise

20 Jun 2016 3:09 PM - Heather Smith

Toowoomba’s newest social enterprise, Collectables, was inspired by one man’s generous gift before he passed away.

Clive Bashford lived in a quiet pocket of Toowoomba where he liked to keep his house spick and span....

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