CWA House
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CWA House


CWA House is a 40 bed Aged Care facility which serves a growing rural community in Oakey west of Toowoomba. CWA House offers permanent and respite accommodation to aged persons across the Darling Downs. CWA House Oakey was managed by a local committee of the Queensland Country Women’s Association (QCWA) on behalf of the QCWA. After over 30 years of successful operations in Oakey the QCWA requested the local committee to consider searching for a suitable and experienced operator to take over the delivery of aged care services at CWA House.

Community Business Australia assisted the CWA House management committee and QCWA through all aspects of the process. This involved the valuation of the facility and business operations, development and assessment of the Expressions of Interest (EOI), due diligence, legal and contractual processes and community consultation. Resulting in the successful sale of the facilities and business.


Coordination of specialist consultants

Planning and execution of the community consultation process

Development of the Expression of Interest document

Coordination of the Expression of Interests

Search for suitable, experienced aged care providers

Fielding enquiries and coordinating site visits

Coordination and administration support of the EOI evaluation process

Facilitation of workshops and meetings


Facilitated process leading to transferred of ownership of CWA House Oakey to a new provider McLean Care

Successful sale of CWA House to an experienced regional provider of aged care services

Key stakeholders well informed and supportive of the process and outcome

CWA House is a small stand alone residential aged care service in rural Queensland. Patrick and his team at CBA successfully managed the process of securing an experienced specialist regional provider for QCWA. His understanding and empathy  with rural and remote services enabled us to work together to achieve a very positive benefit  for our community”.

Lois Speed OAM,
Chairman CWA House Management