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Communications and Content Officer, Anglicare Southern Queensland

Philippe Coquerand

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Philippe Coquerand is the Communications and Content Officer at Anglicare Southern Queensland. He studied a Bachelor of Journalism at the Queensland University of Technology and prior to joining Anglicare, he worked in regional Queensland for three years where he was the drone operator for The Gympie Times.

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Articles by Philippe

The St Martin’s Specialist Dementia Care Program staff were awarded the Team Achievement Award at the Anglicare Southern Queensland's Excellence Awards at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre recently

Queensland's unsung heroes recognised during International Year of Health and Care Workers

Anglicare Southern Queensland has marked International Year of Health and Care Workers by recognising the achievements of staff and volunteers who provide vital support for vulnerable Queenslanders – find out which special people were recognised at this event


Going the distance as an Anglicare Southern Queensland Home Care Worker

For Andrea, Longreach isn’t just home, it’s her community. “I came out here for two weeks and stayed out,” she says. That was five years ago. Now, as part of Anglicare’s team of aged care workers, supporting her clients often means going the distance in more ways than one. As a home care worker, it’s not uncommon for Andrea to travel more than 300 kilometres in a day, visiting clients on remote properties, so they can safely and comfortably remain in their own homes


Independent in the Outback

As Queenslanders, we’re bred tough – but that doesn’t mean going it alone. Across the state’s expanse are scattered people with different stories and different needs, who all have one thing in common: they all need a helping hand from time to time. Dedicated Anglicare staff, like Andrea in Longreach, Jill in Roma, Pam in Chinchilla, Yvonne in Winton and Jo in Childers, never let distance become a barrier to providing the care a client needs to stay supported at home