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GM Cairns calls for BikeShed support in latest radio interview

GM Cairns calls for BikeShed support in latest radio interview

5 June 2024

Gwion Cain, selectability Cairns' general manager, chats to John from 4CA about our Youth BikeShed, supported accommodation and vacant positions in the selectability Cairns team. Listen to the fu...

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From triumph to tomorrow – Josh’s story

From triumph to tomorrow – Josh’s story

18 January 2024

Through selectability’s NDIS individual support services, stories of consumers diligently reaching their goals and aspirations are a daily occurrence. For Cairns consumer Josh, his story is no e...

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Meet the team - Jack Lindsay

Meet the team - Jack Lindsay

15 January 2024

Meet Jack from Cairns!  For the last 6 months he has held the role of key worker for supported independent living (SIL) and medication compliance. SIL is an NDIS support package delivered by sele...

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Meet the Team - Brett Houldsworth

Meet the Team - Brett Houldsworth

6 November 2023

Meet Brett! He has been working for selectability for the last 5 months as a consumer care officer in Cairns. Originally from Brisbane, Brett says that he gains a lot from helping people live their be...

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Meet the Team: Kimberly Schoch

Meet the Team: Kimberly Schoch

16 October 2023

Meet Kimberly! She has been working for selectability for the last 14 months as a facilitator coach for the Carer Gateway program. In recognition of Carer’s Week this week, we are highlighting t...

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Wellbeing Wednesday | Gratitude

Wellbeing Wednesday | Gratitude

20 September 2023

WELLBEING WEDNESDAY | Benefits of practicing gratitude Gratitude can boost your mood, so it's no surprise that it can also improve your overall mental health! A little gratitude can do wonders for you...

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R U OK? DAY

R U OK? DAY

14 September 2023

R U OK? | You don’t need to be an expert to have an R U OK? conversation. Listening and giving someone your time might be just what they need to help them through. Life serves up challenges that...

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Wellbeing Wednesday | Suicidal warning signs and coping strategies

Wellbeing Wednesday | Suicidal warning signs and coping strategies

6 September 2023

Wellbeing Wednesday | Suicide: warning signs and coping strategies Some suicides occur without any obvious warning, but usually there are signs. It’s important to understand what the warning sig...

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Women's Health Week 2023

Women's Health Week 2023

4 September 2023

Women's Health Week 2023  The theme for this year's Women's Health Week is Grow Your Knowledge. It's all about supporting women to make informed decisions about their health with information...

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Wellbeing Wednesday - panic attacks

Wellbeing Wednesday - panic attacks

30 August 2023

WELLBEING WEDNESDAY | panic attacks Panic attacks begin all of a sudden without giving any warning. They can strike at any time and may have occasional or frequent attacks. Here are some self-help res...

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Fire Project ignites youth wellbeing in Cairns

Fire Project ignites youth wellbeing in Cairns

17 August 2023

Since opening earlier this year, the Cairns Youth Bikeshed program has provided a welcoming space for 12 - 24-year-olds to connect. Thanks to a partnership with a local mentoring organisation, selecta...

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Wellbeing Wednesday | Suicidal warnings and coping strategies

Wellbeing Wednesday | Suicidal warnings and coping strategies

30 November -0001

Wellbeing Wednesday | Suicidal warning signs and coping strategies Some suicides occur without any obvious warning, but usually there are warning signs. It’s important to understand what th...

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Wellbeing Wednesday - Challenging negative thoughts

Wellbeing Wednesday - Challenging negative thoughts

15 August 2023

WELLBEING WEDNESDAY | Negative thoughts Negative thoughts can contribute to problems such as social anxiety, depression, stress, and low self-esteem. The key to changing your negative thoughts is...

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Meet the team: Jireh Scheurwater

Meet the team: Jireh Scheurwater

31 July 2023

Meet Jireh – he has been working for selectability for the last 10 months and has most recently taken on the role of practice supervisor. As a part of this role, Jireh works with frontline emplo...

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Cairns | BikeShed official opening 23.02.23

Cairns | BikeShed official opening 23.02.23

2 March 2023

Cairns BikeShed is now officially OPEN! A huge thank you to the Cairns community for showing your support and coming along to our bikeshed opening. Special mention to Minjil for the welcome to country...

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Jeff Scharton

9 November 2022

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Welcome to new GM Cairns, Gwion Cain

Welcome to new GM Cairns, Gwion Cain

26 August 2022

selectability’s executive team has been further strengthened with the appointment of Gwion Cain as the Cairns region’s new general manager.  Mr Cain’s appointment comes as Ingri...

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National Reconciliation Week: Be Brave. Make Change.

National Reconciliation Week: Be Brave. Make Change.

31 May 2022

It’s National Reconciliation Week – a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving re...

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Cairns Mental Health Hub welcomes furry volunteer!

Cairns Mental Health Hub welcomes furry volunteer!

17 March 2022

It's no secret that dogs make excellent companions - but they are also great for our physical and mental health! They are fun to have around and simply patting a dog can provide a sense of security an...

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selectability acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we provide services and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We acknowledge those with lived experience and those who support and partner with us to improve mental wellbeing and prevent suicide across regional Queensland.

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