Ridgelands community supports seniors expo TransCare’s Muswellbrook Seniors Expos has received a major boost with support from the Ridgelands Community Fund Community Investment Committee (RCFCIC). The Muswellbrook Seniors Expo will be held for the second time on the 9th of November 2018 after the successful staging of the inaugural event in 2017. The aim of…

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The new year has brought with it new leadership at TransCare Hunter Limited in the appointment of Garry Lane as the General Manager. Mr Lane served as the Operations Manager of TransCare for a period of eight months prior to a restructure of the organisation. “I’m pleased to be given the opportunity to work with…

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Transport to treatment in NSW continues to be challenging for cancer patients, their carers and families when attending chemotherapy, radiotherapy, cancer surgery or even post scans or doctors’ appointments. In the Upper Hunter last financial year 732 patients were transported over 122,000 kilometres to attend these appointments free of charge. The Transport to Treatment program…

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It has become part of TransCares’ festivities to announce the Pam Moscatt Award of Excellence Volunteer of the Year at the Volunteer Christmas Party. However, in 2017 there was a small break to the norm. Unable to decide between two standout volunteers, Anne Piemonte and Denis White will share this year’s plaque. “They are both…

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* * Trial completed, service not to continue * * From November 9 2017, TransCare will be trialling an extra bus service to Tamworth each week.  Transport coordinator Helen Schlegel said it has been in the works for a while. “We currently have a community bus run that operates to Tamworth every Tuesday, and have…

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TransCare inducts new Board of Directors   TransCare Hunter Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of the Board of Directors for 2017/ 2018. Returning to the board from last term are Penelope Fenley, Virginia Mulcahy, Marie Laurie and Paul Hennessy. The chair is also a familiar face not only at TransCare, but around Scone and…

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Do you have some time to give back to the community? At TransCare we are lucky to have a very committed team of volunteers. Some of them have been with us for a long time, others have just joined us, but they all mean the same to our organisation and clients. It doesn’t matter if…

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As the silly season approaches, we all become time poor. TransCare would like to help make it all a little easier for you by locking in two special bus trips in November. On Thursday, November 16 we will take a bus to Stockland Greenhills. The center is currently undergoing major works, and the third stage…

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As another year rolls around, it is time to start thinking about your team for the 2017 TransCare Barefoot Bowls Night. We will be making our return to the Scone Bowling Club greens on Thursday, October 12 and we hope you will join us. We are currently seeking donations for raffle and auction items to…

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TransCare drivers and vehicles will have an extra set of eyes on their side in the coming weeks. Thanks to the help of the Muswellbrook Local Government Area Club Grant Committee, dash cams will be fitted to the community not-for-profit groups vehicles. The 13 cars and 7 buses travel over 38 000 kilometers a month-…

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The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the new way of providing individualised support for people with disability, their families and carers. The NDIS provides eligible people a flexible, whole-of-life approach to the support needed to pursue their goals and aspirations and participate in daily life.

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AN “all-round good bloke” celebrated a major milestone at TransCare this week. Merriwa’s Chris Gill, the longest serving driver in the Scone-based organisation, chalked up 20 years – and his fellow employees were delighted to recognise the achievement by hosting a special function on Wednesday. While embarrassed by all the attention, Mr Gill quietly admitted…

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Users of the TransCare community bus service from Scone to Muswellbrook via Aberdeen are advised that the timetable will change as of May 2017. Only Mondays on the CT 400 service will be effected, with times being moved forward throughout the day. From Monday, May 1, the new timetable will come into effect. The bus…

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