Barunga News

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Summer 2017/18 Newsletter

December 6, 2017

The latest Barunga newsletter is now available to download.

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Barunga Village Lifestyle Magazine Spring Cover

Spring 2017 Newsletter

October 27, 2017

The latest Barunga newsletter is now available to download.

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Barunga Village Autumn 2017 Newsletter

Winter 2017 Newsletter

August 10, 2017

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Barunga Village Resident on Skype

Barunga resident creates international friendship

August 7, 2017

  Distance isn’t standing in the way of a Barunga Homes resident and her pen pal in Ireland, who regularly write letters and have even started using Skype to share their life stories. Barunga’s Joan Gill, 93, and May Sherlock, 81, from Sunhill Nursing Home in Louth, had been writing to one another for two…

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Barunga Autumn 2017 Newsletter

Autumn 2017 Newsletter

May 17, 2017

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Summer 2016/17 Newsletter

March 3, 2017

The latest Barunga newsletter is now available to download.

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Barunga Boomers raise $5000 for Cancer Council

March 3, 2017

In a wonderful finish to several months of fundraising the Barunga Boomers – Ageing with Attitude took to the Kadina Football Oval to be part of this year’s Upper Yorke Peninsula Relay For Life. With help from Barunga staff, volunteers and residents, and the wider Port Broughton community, the Barunga Boomers raised $5000 for the…

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Barunga Village leads local football club’s premiership

March 3, 2017

With five minutes to go in the A Grade 2016 Grand Final for the Northern Areas Football Association the Port Broughton-Mundoora Football Club was 17 points down. In the next 300 seconds of footy – the team, coached by Barunga Village’s Education and Safety Coordinator, Andrew Charlton – kicked three goals to take home the…

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Barunga’s diversional therapist recognised at national awards

March 3, 2017

The diversional therapist at Barunga Homes, Darren Robinson, has been recognised for his work at a national level. On Friday, 7 October, Darren attended the Diversional Therapy Australia (DTA) Awards for Excellence at the Mercure Hotel in Sydney. Darren was a finalist in the DTA Awards for Excellence for the work he has done as…

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Bringing Hawaii into the rooms of Barunga Village

March 2, 2017

The distance between Hawaii and Port Broughton has not stopped Barunga Village residents enjoying a concert performed at The Plaza at Pearl City – an aged care home – in Honolulu. Barunga Village diversional therapist Darren Robinson said on New Year’s Eve he received an email from long-time friend and associate, Casey Narusawa, who is…

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