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Want to reach out? Our CEO, Petrina Fraccaro can be contacted on CEO@cfqld.org.au or (07) 3359 8000 and 0412 134 820. 

Trusted Care Cares for our Carers

Trusted Care Cares for our Carers

Trusted Care Cares for our Carers - Proudly supporting the parents, partners and friends of people living with cystic fibrosis. This is an open psychosocial mental health information and awareness event targeting people who are personal carers for those living with...

Take the Plunge for Cystic Fibrosis

Take the Plunge for Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis affects the airways, lungs, endocrine system by causing an abnormal build-up of thick and sticky mucus. Treatment requires intensive daily physiotherapy to clear the lungs and airways, countless medications, and frequent hospitalisations. In Australia...

Navigating your way with Government Funding

Navigating your way with Government Funding

     Will my child maintain access to a Health Care Card for life? What about other Government funded programs? Cystic Fibrosis Queensland and Trusted Care are often asked these questions and while no two cases are the same, the following guideline has been created to...

65 Roses for Cystic Fibrosis Month of May

65 Roses for Cystic Fibrosis Month of May

May is the national Cystic Fibrosis Federation of Australia month whereby we come together to support our community by raising funds and awareness themed around the number 65. Why the number 65? “Sixty-five roses” is how children around the world are taught to...

Cystic Fibrosis and the NDIS

Cystic Fibrosis and the NDIS

I am a person living with cystic fibrosis, can I apply for the NDIS? Yes. What does that mean for you? As a person living with cystic fibrosis, you are eligible for assessment to participate in the NDIS. You can apply for the NDIS here (hyperlink...

Navigating the NDIS with Trusted Care

Navigating the NDIS with Trusted Care

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has been running for more than eight years connecting people with disabilities to information and services, yet at Trusted Care, we are regularly contacted from people who say it is still too complicated to navigate...

All I want for Christmas is an equitable disability sector

All I want for Christmas is an equitable disability sector

Like all of you, my personal ambition is to make sure that everyone with cystic fibrosis can live their life to the fullest. The teams at Cystic Fibrosis Queensland and Trusted Care wants to ensure that the cystic fibrosis community receives the best care, the right...