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Three Kogarah centenarians celebrate their birthdays

Three Kogarah centenarians celebrate their birthdays

It was a celebration of the centuries for three St George residents last week. Anne Mayer (105), Mabel Currie (106) and Dorris Kerslake (103), celebrated their birthdays with family and staff and residents at Estia Health Kogarah. Anne (Nancy) Mayer was born in Glebe on September 12, 1914, the six child of William and Martha Neal. The family moved to Sans Souci and Anne attended Sans Souci Primary School and Kogarah High School.

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Residents from Benalla's Estia Health enjoyed a day out in Violet Town last week.

Residents from Benalla's Estia Health enjoyed a day out in Violet Town last week.

The day included an enjoyable lunch at Babble’s café, followed by a look around the Violet Town Museum. Being the 50-year anniversary of the Southern Aurora Train crash a special display was put on to showcase this historic event. Residents were able to view a range of memorabilia and information from the tragedy, as well as other interesting parts of the town's history

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Estia Benalla visits Swanpool

Estia Benalla visits Swanpool

Estia Benalla residents recently braved the cold weather and jumped on a bus to head out to Swanpool to enjoy the Swanpool Creative Recycled Art Prize (SCRAP) exhibition.

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Estia Maroochydore is now open

Estia Maroochydore is now open

Officially opened by Ian Thorley, CEO and the first residents moving into the home, it was a special day as we welcomed new Executive Director Suzanne Hoey and her team to the Estia family.

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Ilga and young artist Hannah strike a pose

Ilga and young artist Hannah strike a pose

​A picture paints a 1000 words but there is even more to the story behind the exhibition ‘100: A Celebration of Queensland’s Oldest Residents.” 100 teenage artists have been working side-by-side with 100 of the state’s oldest residents to create their portraits and soon the pieces of art will be on display at the Seven Hills Hub, Brisbane.

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