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Mercy Community is granted approval for new 90-bed residential aged care building in Rockhampton

The Rockhampton Regional Council has approved the plans for the construction of a new 90-bed residential care building to replace the aging Bethany building in Rockhampton. The Bethany Aged Care Facility is planned to be decommissioned and a new facility built by 2024. The project is made possible with a $9 million capital grant awarded …

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Multicultural Disaster Management Team wins Qld Resilient Australia Community Award

The Mercy Community Families and Young People team in Toowoomba are joint winners of the Queensland 2022 Resilient Australia Community Award in collaboration with Toowoomba Regional Council and Australian Red Cross. The award celebrates Queenslanders who go above and beyond in their initiatives to build community resilience to disasters and emergencies around Australia.  “The team won …

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Mercy Community’s Social Enterprise gets a new look website

Cookery Nook has long been a part of Mercy Community, having supported people with disabilities since the 1970’s.  With the rollout of the NDIS across Brisbane in 2019, Cookery Nook has grown to become one of Brisbane’s best kept catering secrets.    Cookery Nook provides meaningful employment and training to people living with disabilities, supporting them …

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