Surviving Self-Isolation with your Family

Being holed up at home with your loved ones can put a strain on relationships, especially when concern about the recent health situation already has emotions running high. Relationships Australia Queensland Branch have some handy tips on how to manage the situation...
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General Practitioners urge for early flu vaccinations

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has today urged patients to get their influenza vaccination from their GP earlier than usual to reduce strain on the health system caused by COVID-19. For more information, go to their website...
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An update from Picabeen

Hi everyone, the time has come to cancel all groups ( including those organisations who hire our facilities) that take place at Picabeen and the Centre has had to close its doors This includes Monday and Friday playgroup, English conversation class and our community...
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Donation from Anika Wells

Picabeen is grateful for donations of practical items all year round and especially in our current environment. Today, we would like to thank Member for Lilley Anika Wells (MP) for donating toilet paper and food items to our centre . These, and all donated items, will...
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Donation from Charlie’s Fruit Wholesale

  A massive thank you to Charlie’s Fruit Wholesale for your support in providing some delicious and nutritious vegetables! Thanks to this we were able to cook up plenty of meals that can be given to our most vulnerable. We are working tirelessly to ensure...
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Community Spirit Shines Through

  Meet Ann from Keperra. Anne and a group of 6 friends have been dropping off donations for Picabeen’s Food Pantry Service for over 2 years. Even amidst our current global situation, this group of friends has continued to collect food for those in our community...
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Farewell to a valued volunteer

      It is with some sadness that today we bid farewell to Lyn Spall who has volunteered at the Picabeen Change Room for the past four years. Thank you for your contribution Lyn – you will be missed by...
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Picabeen’s Christmas Celebrations

Picabeen celebrated Christmas in style kicking off with the Playgroup Christmas Party followed by the Picabeen Community Breakfast. Santa called in to deliver gifts and puddings. The response to our Hamper Appeal was outstanding and over 70 hampers have been...
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Guardian Childcare and Education donate to the Xmas Hamper Appeal

  Guardian Childcare and Education Everton Hills called into Picabeen Community Centre with a generous donation of items for our Xmas Hampers. Thank you for your...
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Picabeen Playgroup Christmas Party

On Friday Picabeen Playgroup had its Christmas Party and we were all blessed with a visit from Santa Claus. He even found time to catch up with some of the staff. Thank you to Wendy and Jane for running the group again this year – your time and effort is very...
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