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Reconciliation Week Fun Day

15 Jun 2018

The Open Minds Reconciliation Week Fun Day was held in Caboolture on 31 May 2018, to celebrate reconciliation between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-indigenous Australians.

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The Open Minds catalogue of staff profiles

14 Jun 2018

The Open Minds team in Townsville have introduced a new way to pair people with Support Workers best suited to them – a catalogue of staff profiles.

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Open Minds first Client and Carer Forum a success

08 Jun 2018

Over 40 participants attended the Open Minds first client and carer forum on 23 May 2018. The forum included a speech from Natasha Malmstrom about her own struggles with mental illness and her recovery journey.

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NDIS rollout in Brisbane, Redlands and Logan

07 Jun 2018

At Open Minds, we are proud to have supported over 159 clients to transition to the NDIS in regions across Queensland such as Townsville, Toowoomba, Ipswich and Bundaberg.

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Employee profile: spreading the Open Minds message around the world

04 Jun 2018

Bridget Farrar is a Respite effect / LSS West Team Support Worker at Open Minds, and was lucky enough to have the opportunity to meet athletes from across the world, volunteering at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018.

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Open Minds Reconciliation Week Fun Day

29 May 2018

You're invited to join the team at Open Minds in Caboolture to celebrate National Reconciliation Week, at the Open Minds Reconciliation Week Fun Day!

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National Reconciliation Week events

23 May 2018

Find out what events are taking place in your local area to celebrate National Reconciliation Week between 27 May - 3 June 2018.

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Meet our Indigenous Engagement Officer, Russell Tighe

17 May 2018

In addition to his official job role as Indigenous Engagement Officer, Russ is also Chair of Open Minds Reconciliation Action Group Committee. Russ has a lot of responsibilities both in his role at Open Minds and outside of work

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The Client and Carer Forum

02 May 2018

Open Minds is hosting it's first Client and Carer Forum on Wednesday 23rd May 2018. Join the discussions on planned improvements to Open Minds and contribute your feedback if you wish!

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Our programs

02 May 2018

Enhance your recovery journey with our free YOU+ and Living Well workshops - designed for people living with mental illness to enable them to better access the community and work towards recovery.

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The Transformers

01 May 2018

Riley is a 31 year old Support Worker for the PHaMS team at Open Minds, covering the Bayside area. Six months ago, Riley decided to setup a dodgeball team for people who are transgender, to tackle the problem of isolation and to create a community.

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Supporting the Masso family in the community

26 Apr 2018

The Masso’s love the outdoors and engaging with the community, so it was crucial for Open Minds to offer support services to enable them to do as much as possible of what they enjoy.

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