News and Events

Never too old or too young for a treasure hunt

Never too old or too young for a treasure hunt

time icon06-Aug-2019

You’re never too old or too young for a treasure hunt.Well that’s what the residents at Mareeba Aged Care in Maclean believe when they recently took part in a community Rock Painting Kindness Project.

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Celebrating great nursing at Mareeba Aged Care

Celebrating great nursing at Mareeba Aged Care

time icon13-Jun-2019

Every year International Nurses Day is celebrated on the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth. And at Mareeba Aged Care in Maclean itis a special day that recognises the tremendous, and often unheraldedrole, nurses play in the care of our community.

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International Women’s Day celebrated at Mareeba Aged Care

International Women’s Day celebrated at Mareeba Aged Care

time icon29-Mar-2019

International Women’s Day is a day when all women, no matter what their age are recognised for their achievements. It was a day at Mareeba Aged Care in Maclean when three achieving resident women enjoyed well-deserved recognition.

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Mareeba Aged Care hosts National Advance Care Planning Week event

time icon11-Mar-2019

Mareeba Aged Care in Maclean is hosting an event to help the Clarence community understand the importance of advance care planning.

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mareeba fathers day event

Fathers Day Event

time icon30-Aug-2018

On Thursday 30th August Mareeba held a pre Father’s Day morning tea, combined with a beautiful cake and entertainment.

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Mareeba drought relief fundraiser group

Drought Relief Fundraiser

time icon27-Aug-2018

Special thanks to all that contributed to the amazing outcome of Mareeba’s Drought Relief Fundraiser.

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Mareeba race day participants

Mareeba and Whiddon group race day

time icon13-Aug-2018

Following much preparation, Mareeba and the Whiddon group came together on this wonderful warm sunny morning to join in our very own Race day, the activities were very much enjoyed by all residents taking part in disk throwing and botchi events.

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Mareeba Business Award win 2018

Mareeba Wins Again!

time icon10-Aug-2018

Mareeba has had another award win at this year's Clarence Valley Business Awards, taking home the trophy for the Social Enterprise Award.

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Mareeba Aged Care mens support BBQ 180718

Mareeba Aged Care Men’s Support BBQ

time icon18-Jul-2018

Moving into an aged care facility is one of life’s major events, not just for the person moving in, but for their family and friends as well. The Mareeba Men’s Support BBQ seeks to provide a supportive network for the many husbands whose wife’s reside at Mareeba.

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Maclean golf club

Mareeba Challenge tees off at Maclean

time icon14-Jun-2017

Local lady golfers recently took to the greens in the first of a two-day golf challenge at Maclean Golf Club, sponsored by Mareeba Aged Care.

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Intergenerational program at Mareeba

Intergenerational program is a success

time icon26-Apr-2017

Younger and older generations regularly connect at Mareeba Aged Care in Maclean. The intergenerational program recently saw Mareeba residents connecting with Gulmarrad Public School students.

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Farm visit Feb 2017

Farm visit

time icon03-Feb-2017

Mareeba residents were invited by staff member Wendy to visit her cattle farm at Lawrence. Residents were given the opportunity to feed the cattle.

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Model boat donated by residents family

Model boat donated by resident's family

time icon18-Dec-2016

Norm W (husband of Shirl W who is a resident at Mareeba) has kindly donated a boat to Mareeba Aged Care.

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Sara and Emily

Staff graduation

time icon18-Dec-2016

Two staff members of Mareeba Aged Care have recently graduated from their degrees and we wish them a huge congratulations!

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Donation from Maclean CWA

time icon13-Dec-2016

What a lovely gesture from the Maclean CWA Organisation who have donated a remote control Jeep to our mens social group.

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Volunteers Christmas Party 2016 happy snap 1

Volunteers End of Year Christmas Party

time icon10-Dec-2016

Words can not adequately describe the absolute gratitude we at Mareeba have towards our magnificent volunteers who give up numerous hours each year to spend time with our residents in so many ways.

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Radio Station Visit 8 Dec 2016

Radio Station Visit

time icon08-Dec-2016

What a great experience for four of the Mareeba ladies to be part of a live broadcast from the local TL-CM Community Radio Station in Yamba on Thursday 8 December, 2016.

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Mareeba wins award!

Mareeba wins award!

time icon23-Nov-2016

Mareeba Aged Care wins the Prime Regional Achievement & Community Award.

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Hot Rod Visit

time icon11-Nov-2016

Over 100 hundred finely tuned and lovingly restored vehicles brought many a "wow"....."oh i like that one"..."listen to that one"...from residents as the cars paraded for us with many even being driven up to the main entrance of Mareeba.

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Mareeba's Remembrance Day Service

time icon11-Nov-2016

Mareeba held a Remembrance Day Service on Friday 11 November to honour those who served to defend our country in past conflicts.

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Mareeba's Annual Over 90's Party

time icon09-Nov-2016

Mareeba held its annual 90's club function this morning where there were several new inductees welcomed into this prestige group.

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Melbourne Cup

time icon01-Nov-2016

A great time was had by everyone at our Melbourne Cup function this morning.
Entertainment provided by one of our wonderful volunteer performers, Doug Charlestown, was a pleasure to listen to and the fashions on the field were indeed a site to behold.

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Mareeba Bowls Day

time icon29-Oct-2016

Mareeba Aged Care were the proud sponsors of the Mareeba mixed triples tournament held at Maclean Bowling Club today.
Mareeba has been sponsoring this tournament for a number of years now and today proved to be an excellent day of high quality bowls & wonderful friendship.

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Scott Coleman - AIN Apprenticeship

time icon28-Oct-2016

A special welcome from all at Mareeba to Scott Coleman who has just joined the Mareeba family on a school based traineeship up till he completes his high school studies in 2017.

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Ken Done visit - Maclean Library

time icon26-Oct-2016

Ken Done was guest speaker today at Maclean Library. The residents enjoyed listening to Ken speak of his childhood spent here on the Lower Clarence, career, travel and his artwork.

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Stella Wiblen - 100th Birthday

time icon24-Oct-2016

A milestone in life that very few of us reach occurred today at Mareeba when resident Stella celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends.

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Shave for a cure

time icon26-Sep-2016

A very special mention to three of our staff members, Crystal, Grace & Brett , along with resident Jean who all contributed to the "Shave For A Cure" foundation to raise funds for cancer research.

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New Director of Nursing appointed

time icon14-Sep-2016

Mareeba Aged Care in Maclean has appointed a new Director of Nursing, Rachel Bennett.

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Lower Clarence Rowing Regatta

time icon11-Sep-2016

Sunday 11th September some of our resident went out to watch the Lower Clarence Rowing Regatta which is held annually on the banks of the South Arm on Woodford Island. Residents were able to watch some of the races. Mareeba are proud sponsors of some of the race events. Congratulations to all those that competed.

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Father's Day

time icon04-Sep-2016

Today the men of Mareeba celebrated an early fathers day with a special gathering in their honour.

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Shirley Gillespie Retires

time icon09-Aug-2016

Long-time Mareeba employee Shirley Gillespie recently retired after 24 years' service.

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Mareeba enters the Clarence Valley Business Excellence Hall of Fame

time icon06-Aug-2016

Mareeba enters the Clarence Valley Business Excellence Hall of Fame, winning two categories in 2016 (Professional Services and Better Access). It brings their total trophy count to six. Time for a bigger trophy cabinet!

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Retirement of Jillian Browne

time icon16-Jul-2016

The end of July sees Mareeba's Director of Nursing, Jillian farewelled as she and husband Mick set off to begin their retirement and all the adventure it brings. Jillian has been at Mareeba for over 10 years taking care of residents, relatives, visitors and staff and has become a familiar and friendly face to many.

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Biggest Morning Tea - Squatters Rest - Tucabia

time icon27-May-2016

Mareeba residents were invited by the Tucabia Community to attend their annual Biggest Morning Tea to help raise money for the Cancer Council.

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Happy birthday to the nonagenarians!

time icon24-May-2016

Happy Birthday to the nonagenarians at the Tartan Brushy RSL Day Club. They were having a great time boogieing to Double Trouble.

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Intergenerational Program - Maclean High School

time icon19-May-2016

As part of Mareeba's Intergenerational Program it was with great pleasure that we enjoyed the company of several pupils from year 10 at Maclean High School today.

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