COM­MU­NITY SER­VICE DI­REC­TORY

Isis Town and Country - - Comic Relief -

WANT TO STOP DRINK­ING AND CAN’T? AL­CO­HOLICS ANONY­MOUS CAN HELP YOU! Phone 4151 8084, 24 hour a day help or call Dave on 4126 0180.

ALP Meet­ings: Childers Branch 1st Sun­day of each month 10.00am. Ph: (07) 4126 1553 Ray Dil­ger.

Am­bu­lance (Bureau of Em. Ser­vices) Dial 000 for an emer­gency. For nonur­gent trans­port Ph: 131 233. For com­mu­nity en­quiries Ph: 1300 369 003.

APEX Club - Meets ev­ery sec­ond Wed­nes­day. Con­tact Michael McGib­bon on 0409 601 080 or Si­mon Mug­geridge on 0422 240 891 for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion.

Ap­ple Tree Creek Fight Club. Box­ing & MMA. 0418 208 866.

Arthri­tis Sup­port Group meets last Satur­day of month. Con­tact Diny 4126 1151.

Arts Coun­cil Childers Branch. Meets 2nd Thurs­day of the month 12 noon at the Cre­ation Sta­tion, 22 Heb­bards Rd., Ap­ple Tree Creek. Phone 4126 1581.

Arts Group - Childers Vis­ual Artist meets at 10 Heb­bards Road, Ap­ple Tree Creek, ev­ery Thurs­day at 9am. En­quiries Alice 4126 1581.

Aus­tralian Breast­feed­ing As­so­ci­a­tion of­fers group meet­ings and tele­phone coun­selling for up to date breast­feed­ing in­for­ma­tion. Lo­cal meet­ings are held monthly. Phone Ca­role 4126 6906 or Monique 4126 1295 for more in­for­ma­tion. 24/7 Breast­feed­ing help line: 1800 686 268.

Blue Nurses (Co- Bund­aberg) As­sist­ing with nurs­ing care of per­sons in our com­mu­nity. For in­quiries phone Bund­aberg 4151 5515 or 4126 1586 (Lo­cal)

Brahma Ku­maris Raja Yoga. Free. Learn how to med­i­tate. Nights 7pm to 8.30pm Morn­ings 9am to 10.30am. Phone Barry 4196 0191.

BUF­FALO LODGE. R.A.O.B G.L.Q.G.L.E. meets the first Sun­day of each month at the Ma­sonic Hall, Macrossan St. Tyling 9am. Ph 4126 2618. Bund­aberg & District Lung Sup­port Group Monthly meet­ings third Mon­day 11am ATW Club Bund­aberg. Con­tact Margery 4151 4941 or Ross 4126 2113. Bund­aberg Assn. from 7th Meets Septem­ber & first District Sun­day, at Wine­grow­ers var­i­ous bi-monthly, venues. Pres­i­dent Sec­re­tary Les­ley El­iz­a­beth Webb Brischetto 4159 8506, 4157 Bux­ton Bux­ton 3636. Fire District War­den, Fire Mau­rie Per­mits. Hol­loway 4126 Care 7037. for Car­ers meet 1st Wed­nes­day of at each For­est month View Hall. 9.30am Phone Beth Boorer 4150 1918.

Wed­nes­day Cancer Sup­port of each Group month. meet Next 2nd meet­ing View Ac­tiv­ity 9th April, room. 3pm at the For­est

Childers Meets 2nd & Satur­day Isis District each Orchid month So­ci­ety 2pm, Angli­can En­quiries Hall. phone Pres­i­dent Glo­ria Haaksma 4126 6286.

Childers nights at 7.30pm Cho­ral So­ci­ety at the Unit­ing meet Mon­day Church Hall. please For come those along. in­ter­ested All wel­come. in singing For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion con­tact 4126 1001.

Childers Healthy Life­style Group. Come and en­joy fun at Sul­li­van & Ni­co­laides, Ashby Lane, Thurs­day 5pm-6pm. En­quiries 4126 3146 or 0429 303 717.

Childers Hospi­tal Aux­il­iary meets the 1st Wed­nes­day of ev­ery month at 9.30am. Meet­ings are to be held at the hospi­tal. New mem­bers are most wel­come to at­tend. Phone 4192 1133, or Doug Schofield 0417 628 656.

Childers Neigh­bour­hood Cen­tre 69 Churchill Street (next to Court House), Of­fice open 8.30am - 4pm Mon - Fri. Phone 4130 4690 Fax 4126 2897.

Childers Pen­sion­ers League Meet­ing 1st Wed­nes­day of each month. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion con­tact Mau­reen 4126 1662.

Childers Ro­tary Club. Meet­ing ev­ery Thurs­day night, Isis Club, 6.30p.m. for 7p.m. Phone 4126 1516 for de­tails.

Isis Child & Sup­port Ser­vice Op­er­ates from 14 Hin­kler Street. We of­fer sup­port in all ar­eas re­lat­ing to chil­dren and their fam­i­lies. En­quiries can be di­rected to Co-or­di­na­tor Marnie Pear­son on 4130 4690 or 0428 261 778. Op­er­ates out of the Childers Neigh­bour­hood Cen­tre as well. Child Care - Bright Hori­zons Child­care, Childers: Op­er­ates from 23-27 Tay­lor Street, from 6.30am to 6.30pm. Phone (07) 4126 2433.

Child Care - Isis Fam­ily Day Care: Op­er­ates from the Paragon Theatre, Phone (07) 4126 2856. Fam­ily Day Care is a com­mu­nity based qual­ity child­care ser­vice that of­fers pro­fes­sional & su­per­vised care for chil­dren from birth to 13 years of age in the pri­vate homes of reg­is­tered Fam­ily Day Care Providers. Co-or­di­na­tor - Leanne Fuller.

Childers Art Space: Up­stairs at 72 Churchill Street. Open 7 days: Mon­day to Fri­day 9am-4pm. Sat-Sun 9am-3pm. Fea­tures chang­ing ex­hi­bi­tions, a small gift shop show­cas­ing the work of lo­cal artists and crafts­peo­ple, work­shops, in­for­ma­tion on cre­ative op­por­tu­ni­ties and a beau­ti­ful bal­cony to sit and re­lax. Free en­try. Call in or phone the gallery on 4130 4876. Childers Hospi­tal & Multi Pur­pose Health Ser­vices (MPHS) 44 Broad­hurst St., Childers. Phone 4192 1133. Fax 4192 1100. Of­fice Hours: 8.00am-4.00pm, closed be­tween 12.00 noon - 1.00pm Mon to Fri. Pa­tient Tran­sit Scheme forms, Pay­ment of Ac­counts (dur­ing of­fice hours only), Im­mu­ni­sa­tion Clinic is avail­able at a time to suit, please ar­range an ap­point­ment, Child Health Clinic is held ev­ery sec­ond Wed­nes­day, Out­reach Clin­ics are held at Bux­ton and Woodgate, book­ings es­sen­tial, Mo­bile Women’s Health Nurse vis­its Childers Hospi­tal and MPHS and will go to Bux­ton and Woodgate if suf­fi­cient ap­point­ments, Pos­i­tive Par­ent­ing Pro­grams are held reg­u­larly, please book for these classes, Ante-Natal Classes are also held on de­mand, please make book­ing early in your preg­nancy. For more in­for­ma­tion please phone 4192 1133, Vis­it­ing Hours are from 11.00am - 8.00pm daily. Den­tal ap­point­ments: 1300 300 850.

Childers Post Of­fice Mail clos­ing times at Childers Post Of­fice: Out­wards mails - 4.30pm. In­com­ing mails - 7.00am.

Childers SES Pro­mo­tions As­soc. Inc hold mee­ings 2nd Tues­day night of the month, 6.30pm. Con­tact lo­cal Con­troller on 0428 921 900.

Childers Quil­ters Inc. Meet at the Angli­can Hall, Macrossan Street, Childers each Thurs­day at 9.30am. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion phone Va­lerie An­der­son on 41261158.

Cho­ral Group: Meets ev­ery Thurs­day at Woodgate Com­mu­nity Hall at 7pm. Fur­ther in­for­ma­tion can be ob­tained from Kay McKay 4126 8008.

Court­house. Han­dling all Mag­is­trates Court, Depart­ment of Hous­ing, Depart­ment of Trans­port (Reg­is­tra­tion) in­quiries. Open week­days from 9.00am - 4.30pm closed for lunch 12.30pm - 1.30pm. 67 Churchill Street 41261455

Cubs/Scouts Meet­ing Thurs­day nights at Scout Den, Cnr Lord & Gay­don Streets. Cubs from 5.00pm. Scouts from 6.00pm. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Bob Edmiston 4126 2035.

Doc­tors Surgery: Surgery: Childers Med­i­cal Cen­tre, 66 Churchill Street - main street, Dr. Maria Da Costa, Dr. Irene Fer­nan­des, Dr. Sarah Nunn. Ph. 4126 2922. Isis Med­i­cal Cen­tre, 3 Ashby Lane, Childers Ph: 4126 1635. Childers Fam­ily Medicine, 50 Churchill Street, Childers, phone 4126 1709.

Fam­ily Sup­port Ser­vice - Cen­tacare & Dept. of Com­mu­ni­ties pro­vides a free and con­fi­den­tial coun­selling ser­vice to fam­i­lies in the Isis district. A Fam­ily Sup­port Worker is avail­able Tues­day at the Childers Neigh­bour­hood Cen­tre. Please phone 1300 523 985 for an ap­point­ment.

Booyal Ru­ral Fire Bri­gade holds monthly meet­ings at Fire Bri­gade Shed, Booyal on third Tues­day of each month at 7.30pm. En­quiries Sec­re­tary Ph. 41260155.

Childers Ru­ral Fire Bri­gade - Meet­ing Nights: UR­BAN - Wed­nes­day, con­tact Col San­ta­ca­te­rina, ph. 4126 1328. RU­RAL - Tues­day, con­tact Jeff Maeyke, ph. 4126 8335. Siren, Tues­days at 7.00p.m. For emer­gency phone 000. Ap­pli­ca­tions for Fire Per­mits for Childers/Cordalba Fire War­den Districts can be ob­tained from Mick Small (Childers) 0418 456 530 or Paul Ni­col (Cordalba) 4126 4459.

Eck­ankar. Pre­sented by Eck­ankar - Book Dis­cus­sion - ‘‘A Mod­ern-Day Prophet An­swers Your Key Ques­tions about Life - Book 2’ by Harold Klemp. “To­day we have a mod­ern-day prophet in our midst who can an­swer our big ques­tions about life with good sense and com­pas­sion. He can also help you find wis­dom within yourself. In this book you will find an­swers to hun­dreds of ques­tions ad­dress­ing solv­ing prob­lems, un­der­stand­ing your dreams, past lives and karmic lessons, why we are here, the spir­i­tual side of fam­ily and re­la­tions and many, many more.” Why not come along - learn how the teach­ings of Eck­ankar can help strengthen your in­ner re­la­tion­ship with Divine Spirit? All wel­come. Mark your diary - sec­ond Sun­day of each month 10am to 11.30am. Her­vey Bay Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 22 Charles Street, Her­vey Bay. Phone Ian or Ysolinde (07) 4125 8085. www.eck­ankar.org.au

Good­wood District Fire Per­mits Phone Good­wood Fire War­den on 4126 8373.

Good­wood Ru­ral Fire Bri­gade Phone 4126 8225 or 4126 8231. Meet­ing last Mon­day of each month 7pm at Fire Shed, Old Woodgate Road (nr. rail­way).

Fire­house Pot­ters Inc meets ev­ery Mon­day 9am - 3pm at the Old Childers Fire Sta­tion. New mem­bers al­ways wel­come. En­quiries phone Kay Van Ro­den 4126 8665. For­est View Childers Aged Per­sons Home. For gen­eral in­quiries phone 4126 2455. In­ca­pac­i­tated Ser­vice­men and Women’s As­so­ci­a­tion of Aus­tralia is an or­gan­i­sa­tion run on a vol­un­teer ba­sis which caters to the needs of Ex-Ser­vice­men and Women through­out the State. For more in­for­ma­tion please phone (07) 8444 555 Mon - Fri. (Thurs­day ex­cepted be­tween 10am and 2pm.)

Isis Bush­care. Bush re­gen­er­a­tion works, seed col­lect­ing, prop­a­ga­tion and so­cial out­ings such as bush­walks and pic­nics. Phone 4126 3520.

Isis Coun­try Mu­sic Group. Prac­tice ev­ery Wed­nes­day night, Angli­can Church Hall, 6.30pm. All wel­come. $2 ad­mis­sion. For in­for­ma­tion phone Graeme 4126 3415.

Isis Cro­quet Club, Pizzey Street. Plays Tues/Sat from 1pm, Fri­day 9am. All wel­come. Phone 4126 2567 or 4126 1744.

Isis District His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety meet­ing time - 2nd Mon­day of month at 9a.m. at the com­plex in Tay­lor Street.

Isis District Horse & Pony Club. Ral­lies 4th Satur­day of month and 2nd Sun­day of month. Ap­ple Tree Creek sports­ground. En­quiries - email: isispc01@big­pond.com

Isis District Swim­ming Club - Club Night - Fri­day nights @ 6pm. Train­ing ses­sions are held each af­ter­noon at the pool for club mem­bers, from 3.30pm to 4.30pm. For more in­for­ma­tion please phone 4126 1437.

Isis Ma­sonic Lodge meet on 4th Tues­day of each month. 3rd Tues­day in Jan­uary, at the Ma­sonic Cen­tre, Macrossan Street. En­quiries Sec. 41262 976.

Isis Mul­ti­cul­tural Group. Meet­ings on the sec­ond Sun­day of each month at 11am. West Street Hall. En­quiries phone Robert Maisey 4126 1031. Bring lunch to share. Isis Pas­toral, Agri­cul­tural & In­dus­trial So­ci­ety is a vol­un­teer or­gan­i­sa­tion ded­i­cated to pre­sent­ing the an­nual Childers Show for the ben­e­fit of the Isis com­mu­nity. Mem­bers of the com­mu­nity are wel­come to sub­mit ideas for the show dur­ing our reg­u­lar monthly meet­ings or via the fol­low­ing: PO Box 110 Childers, or phone Kayleen Vaughan (Sec) on 0404 468 226.

Isis Soc­cer Club meets 2nd Tues­day of the month, 4.30pm at the Isis Club. En­quiries phone 0427 263 190. Isis Spirit Con­nex­tion meets the 1st and 3rd Sun­day of the month at 2pm, the Ma­sonic Lodge, Macrossan Street, Childers.

Isis Tour­ing Club Any­one in­ter­ested in weekend tours over the bor­der, var­i­ous venues, pokies etc great com­pany - good fun con­tact: Hazel 4126 1337 or John 4159 1119.

Jus­tice of the Peace (Qual­i­fied): Tim Bunn 4126 2359, mob. 0438 096 605; Barry Chris­tiansen 4126 2540; Pam Corliss (Grand Ho­tel) 4126 1763; Cathy Hei­drich 4126 1834; Shirley Oak­man 4126 1086; Ge­off O’Hanlon 4126 0191; Heather Parry 4126 1744; Su­san Rain­bow 4126 6495; Wil­liam Rain­bow 4126 6495; Parie Schofield 4130 4690.

Jus­tice of the Peace: Bob Kerr Ph: 4126 1156, David Lay­ton (Grand Ho­tel) C. Dec 4126 1763

Karate: Train­ing at the Childers Cul­tural Cen­tre ev­ery Mon. & Thurs. nights at 7.00pm All qual­i­fied in­struc­tors. Ph. John 4126 6258.

Kolan Olive Grow­ers As­soc. For info phone Klaus 4157 2695 or San­dra 4156 3254.

Li­brary Hours Mon­day 9am - 12.30pm. 1.30pm - 5pm. Tues­day: 9am - 12.30pm, 1.30pm - 5pm. Wed­nes­day: Woodgate: 10.00am - 2.00pm, Childers: 9am - 12.30pm, 1.30pm - 5.00pm. Thurs­day: 9am - 12.30pm, 1.30pm - 5pm. Fri­day: 9am - 12.30pm, 1.30pm - 5pm. Satur­day: 9am - 12 noon. Phone 4192 1070 (Childers) or 4126 8991 (Woodgate) for en­quiries.

Life­line Phone 41526788 (Bund­aberg) or 41212 626 (Mary­bor­ough)

Line Dancing - Childers Beginners to Ad­vanced. Wed­nes­day nights 6pm-9pm from 6.00pm at Unit­ing Church Hall, Macrossan Street. All wel­come. Phone mo­bile 0413 515 248.

Line Dancing - Woodgate. Fri­day morn­ings 9am-11am. Beginners to Intermediate, Woodgate Com­mu­nity Hall. En­quiries: Yvonne 4126 5012, Lorelle 4126 5212.

Lions Club of Childers Inc. meets sec­ond Wed­nes­day of each month at the Isis Club...con­tact Gra­hame Ri­ley 4126 8138 or John van Barn­eveld 4126 6731.

Meals on Wheels De­liv­er­ing meals on Mon­days, Wed­nes­days & Fridays. For more in­for­ma­tion phone Neigh­bour­hood Cen­tre 4130 4690.

Out­side School Hours Care. Af­ter School care: Hours of oper­a­tion - 3pm - 6pm. Va­ca­tion care: Hours of oper­a­tion - 8am - 5.50pm. Care also avail­able pupil free days. Avail­able to all pri­mary school age chil­dren. En­quiries phone dur­ing of­fice hours on 4130 4669.

Oz­care Com­mu­nity Ser­vices de­liv­ers a range of pro­fes­sional care to people in need through­out the Isis Com­mu­nity, in­clud­ing In-Home per­sonal and respite care. Ph. Bund­aberg Of­fice 4132 8100.

Play­group - Honey Bears: Ev­ery Tues­day 10.00am-12.00pm at 14 Hin­kler Street, Childers. En­quiries con­tact Marnie 4130 4690.

Play­group - Lit­tle Vegemites: 14 Hin­kler Street, Childers, ev­ery Fri­day 9.30am. En­quiries phone Jan 4126 1183.

Po­lice 9am - 1pm Mon - Thurs. Li­cence Is­su­ing Hours: Tues­days & Thurs­days only dur­ing 9am-1pm. Reg­is­tra­tion In­spec­tions: By ap­point­ment only. 28 Macrossan Street 4192 1444.

Pump Bar Fit­ness Classes. Tues­days 5.30-6.30pm. Ap­ple Tree Creek Me­mo­rial Hall. Book­ings es­sen­tial, phone Kym 0459 517 214. Queens­land Self De­fence and Taek­won Do Academy. Mon­days 5.30pm-6.30pm Isis High School Sta­dium. Phone Garth 0403 873 129. Queens­land Coun­try Women’s As­so­ci­a­tion (QCWA) Childers Branch, cor­ner Cres­cent and Lord Streets, meet ev­ery Tues­day at 9.30am with monthly meet­ings on 2nd Tues­day of each month, other Tues­days for friend­ship and to work on var­i­ous projects. Vis­i­tors most wel­come! Talk­ing News­pa­per: The Isis Town & Coun­try News­pa­per read weekly and sent through­out the com­mu­nity to as­sist the Vi­sion Im­paired. Please con­tact Tr­ish 0408 624 116 or Jan 4126 6124 for more in­for­ma­tion.

Red Cross needs you! Childers Red Cross is al­ways seek­ing new mem­bers to help con­tinue the valu­able hu­man­i­tar­ian ser­vices pro­vided by the Red Cross So­ci­ety lo­cally, na­tion­ally and in­ter­na­tion­ally. Can you help? Red Cross meets at 9.00am ev­ery 2nd Thurs­day of each month in the RSL Hall. Please con­tact Mazelle 4126 2414 or Pa­tri­cia 4126 3675 for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion.

Sal­va­tion Army. Do you want a re­ward­ing vol­un­teer role that will put you at the heart of the Childers com­mu­nity? The Sal­va­tion Army Fam­ily Store in Childers needs vol­un­teers to join their friendly team. The role is un­paid but Cen­tre­link recog­nises the vol­un­teer hours. Busi­ness or Re­tail ex­pe­ri­ence is use­ful but mostly we’re seek­ing en­thu­si­as­tic per­sons who can give two days a week to the store. Con­tact An­gela Cornes at the Sal­va­tion Army Tom Quinn Com­mu­nity Cen­tre on 4153 3557.

S.E.S. Train ev­ery Tues­day night, 6.30pm - 9.00pm. Emer­gency num­ber (07) 4126 3905. Lo­cal Con­troller 0428 921 900. Fax 4126 2222.

Snakes Iden­ti­fied and/or re­moved free of charge. Phone 4126 3332.

Swim­ming Pool

77 Churchill Street Phone 4126 1437.

Schools

Isis Kinder­garten, Pizzey Street

4126 1241.

Childers Pri­mary, Mun­gomery Street

4192 1333.

Childers Pre-school, Mun­gomery Street

4126 1180.

Cordalba Pri­mary School, Ceme­tery

Road 4126 6184. Booyal Cen­tral Pri­mary 4126 0177. Good­wood Pri­mary Good­wood Road

4126 8146.

Isis District High School, 3 Ridge­way

Street 4192 1222.

St Josephs Pri­mary School 4126 1866.

St Vin­cent de Paul

56 Churchill Street 4126 1822.

The Stitch & Chat Group. Meet at the Neigh­bour­hood Cen­tre - Mon­days 9.30am - 12 noon. Open to ev­ery­one. En­quiries 4130 4690.

Tourist In­for­ma­tion Cen­tre Open Mon­day - Fri­day 9am - 4pm. Satur­day & Sun­day 9am un­til 3pm. Also Childers Phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal Mu­seum hous­ing a collection of me­mora­bilia. For any fur­ther en­quiries phone 4126 1994.

Toy Li­brary: Hin­kler Street, Childers. Open ev­ery 1st Fri­day each month 10.00am - 12 noon. En­quiries phone Marnie 4130 4690.

Vet­er­ans Com­mu­nity Drop In Cen­tre - Isis RSL Hall. 9am-11.30am first and third Mon­day each month. Ad­vo­cacy & Com­put­ing for Se­niors avail­able. 55 Churchill Street, Childers. 4126 1354.

Wildlife carer - Childers District 4126 8121 or 0401 757 766 Fay Fishlock. Chris­tine Har­ris, Lot 436 Bootharh Road, is a qual­i­fied wildlife carer. En­quiries phone 4126 1343 or 4126 2281.

Woodgate Beach Cam­era Club Inc. Meet­ing ev­ery third Tues­day of month at Woodgate Beach Com­mu­nity Hall, 7.30p.m. start. En­quiries phone Tom Dwyer 4126 8710. Woodgate Beach Neigh­bour­hood Watch meet 2nd Satur­day Fe­bru­ary, April, June, Au­gust, Oc­to­ber & De­cem­ber at the Com­mu­nity Hall 9am. En­quiries Rudy van Ro­den 4126 8665.

Woodgate & District Res­i­dents As­soc. meet 2nd Satur­day Fe­bru­ary, April, June, Au­gust, Oc­to­ber & De­cem­ber at the Com­mu­nity Hall 10am. En­quiries John Trevor 4126 8504.

Woodgate RSL (Qld) Sub-Branch meets at 7.00pm on the sec­ond Tues­day of the month at the Woodgate Beach Com­mu­nity Hall. Sec: Mr. Mal­colm Webb 4126 5272

Woodgate Beach Drive and Jive Club - Ev­ery Wed­nes­day 7.30pm dancing & lessons Enq. Ge­off 4126 5014 or the Woodgate Beach Ho­tel 4126 8988.

Yoga - Gen­tle Stretch Classes for health, fit­ness & re­lax­ation Ph Wendy 4126 8227.

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