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ADF community welcome to drop in for support – published in the Tablelander, March 17, 2015

[caption id="attachment_3391" align="alignnone" width="2122"] Tablelander, 17 March, 2015, pg 2[/caption] KATHERINE KOKKONEN THE support network for the Australian Defence Force community is growing, with drop-in times available in Atherton. The Peer Support Network will open its doors from tomorrow with regular office hours, allowing for ADF community members to more easily access assistance. Men and…
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Glitzy Shoes Project

Cinderella would be proud to slip on the shoes that the Glitzy Shoes Project will be creating. While they may not be of the ‘glass slipper’ variety, the vibrantly coloured and detailed sneakers would make any would-be Cinderella’s toes tap to a funky beat. The community project is the brainchild of artist Paulette Girle, whose…
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Shoulder to shoulder for digger support

By Shoulder to shoulder for digger support By Katherine Kokkonen/Tablelander Newspaper A group of Tablelands veterans want to help make the transition from the armed forces to everyday life easier for veterans and their families. The Veterans Peer Support Network is up and running and aims to help families access the support they need. The…
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CST presents free parenting workshop series

CST (Community Services Tablelands) will be presenting a free four-session parenting workshop in Mareeba, in conjunction with Queensland Health. It will be held at the Mareeba Hospital in the Community Health Meeting room from February 23 and every Monday for four weeks, from 9am to noon. CST’s Community Educator, Maria McCann will be leading the…
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CST presents free workshop series on anger and conflict management

“Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame. “ ­- Benjamin Franklin Does the term “blow your top” apply to your behaviour when you get angry? Or perhaps you are in a situation where the people around you are frequently aggressive when expressing their emotions? Community counselling group CST is presenting a free three-session workshop…
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The Enemy from Within: Recovery and Rebuild.

CST invites the Defence Community, past and present,to attend a discussion about establishing a Tablelands Peer Support Network. Dr Timothy White B.Psych(Hons) PsyD(Clin), formerly of 1 RAR DCoy, will give a talk about "The Enemy from Within: Recovery and Rebuild." The discussion will focus on the psychological transition from the Military to the Civilian. Dr White…
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Remembrance Day Service

Media Release Remembrance Day Service A memorial service to commemorate and remember all Australians who have died as a result of war will be held at the Afghanistan Avenue of Honour near Yungaburra.  The Remembrance Day Service is being organised by the Afghanistan Avenue of Honour Association on Tuesday 11 November 2014 commencing at 10:30am. …
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