LNP Federal Member Ted O’Brien handing over the fundraising cheque from the Nambour Tram Fest Toad Races

LNP Federal Member Ted O’Brien handing over the fundraising cheque from the Nambour Tram Fest Toad Races

Partnerships Matter

Partnerships and services with other agencies are paramount to enhance student health and wellbeing in the school setting. The program would not be as successful without networking with our very supportive community.

These partnerships have been critical for Burnside SHS to establish and develop STEMM as a pilot program.  We are always looking for more programs and business to support STEMM.  

STEMM currently partners with but are not limited to the following:


  • Education Qld (Home Economics, Literacy & Numeracy, Health Education)
  • University of the Sunshine Coast
  • Horizons 2
  • TAFE East Coast

Government Services

  • Child Health
  • Queensland Health
  • Department of Child Safety
  • Department of Housing

Community Services

  • East Coast Women’s Health
  • IFYS Transitional Housing
  • Mentoring & Young Parenting
  • SCOPE Domestic and Family Violence Service
  • Salvation Army (Crisis Support)
  • Nambour and Caloundra Community Centre
  • Weyba Medical Centre ~ Dr Janet Savage
  • Lions Emergency Housing
  • Thriving Families

Community & Financial Support

  • Heller Foundation
  • Maurice Blackburn Lawyers
  • Coolum International Quota
  • Mooloolaba Lioness Club
  • Lions Club of Currimundi
  • Lioness Club of Coolum Beach
  • Buderim Coolum Bridge Club


  • Sunshine Coast Council
  • Caloundra and Maroochydore Zonta
  • Lifeline
  • Nambour Alliance
  • Buderim Patchworkers (baby quilts)
  • Maleny Quota (Emergency Food & Fundraising)
  • Shevita (Fundraising)
  • Smith Family (scholarships & financial literacy)
  • Nambour Rotary
  • Suncoast Community Dancers
  • Sunshine Coast Inner Wheel
  • Nambour RSL
  • Caloundra Mens Shed
  • Caloundra Bunnings (Fundraising)
  • Church on the Rise
  • Churches of Christ Caloundra
  • Buderim View Club
  • Goodlife Life House
  • Graduate Women Qld (Sunshine Coast branch)
  • Rotary Club Caloundra
  • Barnados
  • Buderim, Kawana & Caloundra View Club
  • Mr & Mrs McCubbin
  • Brisbane Ionian Club
  • Helping Hand Op Shop
  • Stretch & Flow
  • St Pauls Lutheran Church Ladies Guild
  • Inner Wheel Sunshine Coast & Wishart
  • Sunshine Coast Community Foundation
  • Çaloundra Quilters
  • All individual sponsors