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New home breaks down barriers


Gaile couldn’t be happier with her new home at Muru-kutchi Gardens in Maroochydore.  

After moving in less than a year ago, Gaile is enjoying freedom and friends because of the move.  

“I need wheelchair access which is why I moved to Muru-kutchi Gardens.” 

“Before I moved here, I would be out most of the time because it was too difficult to get in and out of my home”, said Gaile.  

Muru-kutchi Gardens was constructed as part of the Housing Construction Jobs Program and designed to meet accessibility standards with wider hallways, level thresholds, lift access and carparks to assist those who need wheelchair access.  

Gaile says that the best thing about living at Muru-kutchi gardens is the people.  

“The people that live here are very friendly and will always say hello. I’ve made some great friends here in the complex.”  

“We go for outings, to the shops, for a meal at the pub and catch ups over a cuppa”, said Gaile.  

The unit complex is conveniently located near the Sunshine Homemaker Centre and Sunshine Plaza, with Parklands also close by.  

Gaile also has a cat name Trixie to keep her company in her new home and is planning to make the most of her balcony with a herb garden.  

“I would really like to get a herb garden started and make this place my own”, said Gaile.  ​​​​

Last updated 04 June 2019    Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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