BARCALDINE AGED CARE

Barcaldine. Aged Care Facility.

The Barcaldine community has been fundraising for the past decade to raise funds to construct a facility for independent living for the our seniors who no longer need or want large homes. Fundraising activities have centred around catering for community events. Funds raised exceeded $1m in 2018, boosted by a significant contribution of $405,000 from the sale proceeds of the former Barcaldine Club. Barcaldine Regional Council gifted the land in Bauhinia Street for the construction of the facility which may ultimately comprise 7 x 2 bed detached, 10 x 2 bed duplex and 8 x 1 bed duplex units. The focal point of this essential community driven asset is a Community Centre comprising a recreation hall, offices and overnight accommodation. Long term plans also envisage a site for an intermediate care facility.  George Bourne and Associates has been a significant contributor to this project by providing in kind project management advice as well as a cash contribution to engage the project’s Architects. The firm’s Partners see this facility as underpinning the investment provided by other programs to support the ageing population and thereby enable our seniors to remain in this very close and supportive community.


BARCALDINE (HEAD OFFICE) 

73 Elm Street (PO Box 169)

Barcaldine  QLD  4725

Phone:  07 4651 5177

Email:  admin@gbaengineers.com.au

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EMERALD

Unit 4, 5 Church Lane (PO Box 305)

Emerald  QLD  4720

Phone: 07 4982 1826

ROCKHAMPTON

Unit 2, 74 Victoria Parade (PO Box 282)

Rockhampton  QLD  4700

Phone:  07 4843 5519

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