Aged Care


Bill's 'If I should fall in love again', featuring Harrison Craig

It’s the stuff movies are made of: an organ player from Ayr in outback Queensland reunites with a long-lost love in his twilight years. Bill started playing music at 64 and is still trying to learn the piece he wanted to play for his long-lost love Nancy. Hear Bill’s story and watch as he gets a surprise performance of this special song by a show-stopping The Voice Australia winner


'Daisy Bell (Bicycle built for two)' played for Gavin

In this heart-warming episode of Anglicare Southern Queensland’s ‘By Request’, sheet metal worker turned performer, Gavin, shares the joy that music gives him. Even in the most tragic of circumstances, Gavin is able to find hope, solace and joy in music, using it as a way to celebrate and remember those he has lost. Share in the gift of music as a pair of fellow music lovers and X Factor finalists perform a special song just for Gavin


Queensland aged care provider live streams hit music series to residents and families

Anglicare Southern Queensland has combined the power of music and videoconferencing technology to connect and delight 600 aged care residents across its eight homes by live streaming its new ‘By Request: A Playlist of Memories’ music series – much to the excitement of staff, residents and their families across homes in Brisbane, Toowoomba, Gold Coast, Bundaberg and Hervey Bay


'Wonderland by Night' played for Bob

Bob has travelled around Australia, but it was in a Wollongong cafe surrounded by friends almost 60 years ago that he heard the song that would quickly become his favourite. As you get older and lose touch with friends, it’s special musical memories like Bob’s that keep you connected to your past. Head back to that cafe in 1961 with Bob in this episode of Anglicare Southern Queensland’s ‘By Request’, as he hears an incredible performance from a surprise award-winning folk, pop, soprano superstar and St Aidan’s Anglican Girls School alumna