Aged Care Facilities and Nursing Homes in Queensland
Brisbane Inner City
Brisbane’s Inner City mainly consists of units and apartment buildings, most with views of the Brisbane River. Well known suburbs include Spring Hill, Kangaroo Point and Newstead.
Brisbane’s northern suburbs are popular with families, professionals and old timers with housing prices in the low-mid range for a capital city.
South Brisbane refers to all suburbs south of the Brisbane river and is ideal for empty nesters, couples without children, singles and professionals.
Aged Care Facilities in Cabool covers the region between West Moreton and the Sunshine Coast.
The Central West region covers over 300,000 kilometres and borders South Australia and the Northern Territory.
The Darling Downs covers is located on the Great Dividing Range in southern Queensland and is known as a farming region. .
Far North Queensland has a population of almost 300,000 and is home to Cairns, one of the most beautiful places in Queensland.
The Fitzroy region is located in central Queensland, with Rockhampton and Gladstone its major city centres.
The Gold Coast is one of Australia’s most popular and beautiful places to live, with a population of 500,000 and a one hour’s drive to Brisbane.
Logan River Valley
The Logan River Valley is situated on the Logan River in South East Queensland. Major urban cities and towns in the area include Logan, Beudesert and Rochedale.
Mackay is located between Brisbane and Cairns, it has a relaxed, tropical vibe with an average of 274 sunny days a year.
The North West region in Queensland (also referred to as the Gulf Country and Gulf Savannah) is a remote region stretching over 186,000 square kilometres.
Northern Queensland lies south of the Far Northern Region, its largest urban centre is in Townsville which has a population of more than 230,000.
South West Queensland covers an area of 320,000 square kilometres and a population of over 26,000.
The Sunshine Coast is Australia’s 10th most populous area and the third largest in Queensland, despite not having a central business district.
West Moreton makes up the entire rural area of South East Queensland. It lies east of the Darling Downs and is inland from Brisbane.
The Wide Bay region has a population of almost 300,000 and is located north of Brisbane.
Aged Care in Queensland
If you are living, or planning to live in Queensland, Australia’s second-largest and third-most populous state than you will find a range of leading aged care providers and services.
Some of the largest aged care providers (residential aged care i.e. nursing homes) in Queensland include:
- Churches of Christ Care
- Masonic Care Queensland
- Domain Principal Group
- Caritas Care
- RSL Care
- Blue Care
- Tall Trees Care Communities
The largest Home and Community Care providers include:
- Churches of Christ Care
- Blue Care
- Southern Cross Care (Qld) Inc.
These providers have facilities and centres all over Queensland, not just in the metropolitan areas.
Major Cities Outside of Brisbane
- Gold Coast
Good to Know: Climate, Culture and Lifestyle
Climate: Due to its size the climate in Queensland depends on the region, most regions have a humid or temperate climate.
Many Queenslanders experience two weather seasons, the humid summer periods of hot days with high humidity and high levels of rainfall or the ‘winter’ season of warm temperatures and minimal rain.
Culture & Lifestyle:
Queensland is referred to as ‘the Sunshine State’ and is the envy of other region in Australia. Each region is distinct all with modern facilities and comprehensive services.
The state is home to some of Australia’s most famous and popular tourist destinations (both domestic and international) such as our beautiful beaches and picturesque islands.
Queensland has Australia’s most decentralised population, so you’re never too far from a regional centre.