SOCIAL GROUPS

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Gympie QLD Country Womens Association

We are a friendly group of women that would love to meet some new faces and learn some new skills whilst passing on the skills we have already learnt.

Women from all walks of life are members of the QCWA and they join for a variety of reasons. 

We meet the 1st Wed of the month and craft days on the 2nd and 4th Wed and the 3rd Sat of the month.

For more information please call Charmaine.
Contact: 0432 523 645

Gympie Region Volunteer Centre

The Gympie Region Volunteer Centre assists prospective, new and current volunteers, builds community capacity, strengthens community partnerships and aims to increase the use of shared resources within Gympie region.

For individuals seeking volunteer opportunities and local organisations seeking volunteers to fill existing or new roles.

Phone: 0408 992 822 or
Email: volunteer@chsn.org.au

U3A Gympie

U3A or University of the 3rd Age, providing learning & activities for mature adults

An international movement to encourage retired and semi-retired people to take part in lifelong learning for pleasure.

It caters for people who no longer work full time and yet still wish to broaden their horizons.

Phone: 0490 757 458

Heart Of Gold International Short Film Festival

Heart Of Gold International Short Film Festival

Heart of Gold inspires and connects through short films to celebrate the richness of the human spirit. The short film festival is held at the Gympie Civic Centre from October 3 – 6, and will screen over 120 films, plus workshops, family activities, free events and filmmaker discussions.

With a team of over a hundred volunteers, Heart of Gold has a strong presence in the community. Volunteers get together throughout the year, to review film submissions in screener groups, and also donate their time to assist with the administration in the lead up to the festival. During the festival volunteers fill vital positions as ushers, ticket salespeople, hospitality roles, as well as assisting with setup and pack down, decorating the venue, hosting filmmakers, and driving filmmakers to and from the event.

PHONE: 07 5482 4547

Gympie Gym for Women

Gympie Camera Club

Our Successful Club is a band of likeminded people gathering together and being willing to share their knowledge with others, and lending a helping hand where and when needed, so all members can enjoy and flourish in the success of the club.

Everyone is welcome to come along.

Our New Clubhouse is at 39 Saleyard Road.

Email: gympie.camera.club@gmail.com

Website: gympie.myphotoclub.com.au

Facebook: @gympiecameraclub

Gympie Gym for Women

Relay for Life

Relay For Life is a community fundraising challenge raising vital funds for cancer patients.

Friends, families and colleagues are encouraged to join forces and team up to raise funds in the lead up to their communities Relay For Life event.

Each Relay event is organised by passionate, local volunteers, and is an experience that will stay with you forever. The event brings communities together to celebrate Survivors and recognise the unsung heroes – their Carers. We honour those we’ve lost during our candlelight ceremony, and we continue to raise funds to support people affected by cancer, fund research and prevention programs. Teams commit to walking, rolling or running around a track to signify that cancer never rests, so neither do we.

What are you waiting for? Join the Relay For Life movement today.

Moonshine Cloggers

During its time in Australia, it has become a most enjoyable dance form for all ages, with club members ranging from under 5 to over 75 years (and some who won’t tell how old they are).

Combining are the Moonshine Cloggers and the Rise N Shine Cloggers.

Edith Sandy: 07 5482 2306
Jenny Neal: 07 5482 1749

Gympie Gym for Women

Devoted 2 Dachshunds Rescue Inc

Devoted 2 Dachshunds Rescue Inc (D2DR) is a Queensland based rescue specifically for dachshunds. We are always looking for volunteers in all capacities, including foster care and doggie transports.

Shelley Thompson
Phone: 0408 717 235

Australian Institute of Country Music

The Australian Institute of Country Music is proud to have its focus on developing country music performers.

We do this by providing a positive learning environment that has great facilities, accredited trainers, regular gigs to develop stage craft and your career development as our priority.

The Australian Institute of Country Music was established in 2001, with a 20 year vision to provide year round opportunities to develop Australia’s young and emerging country music talent; and be a catalyst for creative industries in regional Australia.

Address: 26 Channon St Gympie

Contact: 07 5481 2355

Australian Breastfeeding Association QLD

Australian Breastfeeding Association

Our group offers information and support from both fellow parents and qualified breastfeeding counsellors and community educators.

Come along to our meetings and meet new friends, chat with like-minded mothers who currently are or have experienced a range of different breastfeeding and parenting experiences and connect with trained breastfeeding volunteers.

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Australian Breastfeeding Association QLD

Cathryn Golder Coaching

am a certified Life Coach, Conscious Parenting Coach & Certified Infant massage instructor.

I create and hold the space for parents to courageously go within and unravel the messy, broken pieces of their conditioning and inherited belief systems in order to live their most authentic truth and in doing so allow their children to thrive.

Currently offering : 1:1 sessions and group workshops for parents/grandparents/primary care givers in conscious parenting and infant massage education, in the Gympie area.

Cate Golder: 0458 197 805

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Christian Family Church Friday Nite Kids Alive

“Friday Night Kids Alive”.  This program is for children in Prep to Year 6.  It is held every Friday night of School Term.   It is a night of Friends, Fun, food , Bible lesson and games.

Contact: Noela Hooper

Phone: 07 5482 6664

Mobile: 0431 632 914

Boomerang Bags

Boomerang Bags is about making bags, diverting waste, starting conversations, connecting with each other, fostering sustainable behaviour, and having fun.

DONATE MATERIAL

Have a cupboard full of leftover quilting fabric, doona’s or pillow cases? Find and contact your nearest community, and they will gladly give your pre-loved materials and new home and new life.

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Have a few spare hours up your sleeve? Find a community near you and get in touch with the local co-ordinator to be part of the movement. 

0458 586 756

OZ Harvest

OzHarvest is Australia’s leading food rescue organisation, collecting quality excess food from commercial outlets and delivering it directly to charities supporting people in need.

Collect excess food from local supermarkets, then deliver this food to local charities & schools to help feed those in need. Our aim is to reduce food waste, while providing food to those in need at the same time.

0431 094 136

Gympie Volunteer First Aid Service

In the Cooloola Coast regional area, the Gympie Volunteer First Aid Services medics, are the preferred first aid provider for the Gympie Regional Council, local touch football associations, BMX clubs, lawn mower racing club and numerous other not-for-profit community organisations.

We are a non-profit organisation and all funds raised (by donation) are re-invested in the maintenance & upgrading of equipment and the training of our volunteer medics.

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0412 236 280

Lions Club of Cooloola Gold (branch)

We are a not-for-profit community group in Gympie, Queensland. We serve our local community, assist neighbouring communities and helping with medical research, disaster relief and other humanitarian assistance around Australia and internationally.

Be a part of the change.

Contact: Ian McKay 0408 684 996 

Gympie ZUMBA

Zumba is a dance fitness party where we dance to uplifting Latin and International music, with easy to follow moves.

Zumba GOLD class caters for Beginners, Older Adults and anyone easing into exercise.

FUN Dance fitness class is another FUN session,  where we dance together without the emphasis on Latin music.

Group Fitness Class
Tuesday: 9.15am – 10.05am
Tuesday: 6.00pm – 7.00pm
Friday: 9.30am – 10.30am

PLEASE NOTE:
No Friday class during Qld School holidays

Gympie Hockey Club
Cnr Woolgar Rd & Power Rd, Gympie

Cathy Tapper: 0428 161 622

Gympie Wesleyan Methodist Church

As a church we reach out to the community by providing a number of different activities for a range of ages including Mainly Music for families with pre-school aged children, a Kid’s Club for Primary aged children, and a youth group for high schoolers.

Lighthouse (Youth) meets each Friday of the school term and is all about our teenagers from Years 7-12.

Mainly Music – Lots of fun every Friday for children from birth to 4 years old and their carers. Friday during school terms from 10.00am.

MAF – Mature Age Fellowship is a unique ministry to those who have a number of years of experience under their belt. MAF members enjoy morning teas, social events, sharing their life experiences, and helping out wherever possible.

70 Exhibition Road
Gympie 4570
Leanne McClintock 0413 218 551

Kaszazz

I am a consultant with Kaszazz which is an Australian owned company providing a fabulous selection of scrapbooking, cardmaking, and an ever growing range of crafting supplies, including crochet and patchwork.

Techniques are shared with our customers via a variety of workshops which I am wanting to start up in the Gympie area.

On the day, I will have a lucky drawer, a FREE make and take project on my stand and a few Kaszazz products to sell.

Shelley Thompson: 0408 717 235

Bush Kids

BUSHkids is a not-for-profit organisation which has been supporting the health and wellbeing of children and families in Queensland’s regional, rural and remote communities for over 80 years.

Our mission: To promote the health and well-being of children and families with children aged to 13 years in rural and remote locations in Queensland.

Contact: 16 Red Hill Rd, Gympie

Phone: 0439 913 143

QRRRWN

The Queensland Rural Regional and Remote Women’s Network is here to CONNECT, DEVELOP and INSPIRE the wonderful women in our Rural, Regional and Remote Queensland areas. Our role is to validate and legitimise the myriad roles of rural, regional and remote women.

QRRRWN strategic objectives are to develop the capacity of RRR women through education to overcome adversity, develop leadership and participate in decision-making.

QRRRWN uses its networks to reach RRR women and builds their capacity through:

  • Connecting by creating inclusive safe environments and providing capacity building programs
  • Networking RRR women with individuals, businesses, government and organisations
  • Inspiring RRR women to realise their potential, be influential, contribute and share their stories

Mikala Calvert 0421 855 749

Cooloola Community Orchestra

Your Community Orchestra needs more musicians. 

  • Strings
  • Wind
  • Brass
  • Tuned Percussion

Visit one of our rehersals or contact us for more information.

We rehearse at the Salvation Army Rooms
42 Stumm Road, Southside
Monday evenings from 6:30pm

Phone: 0419 675 356

Gympie Cemetery Trust

2017 The Gympie Cemetery Trust is a not-for-profit organisation.
We care for 30 acres of grounds and provide different areas for families to commemorate the lives of their loved ones.

Natalie Kerr
24 Corella Road
Gympie Qld 4570
Phone: 07 5482 2199

Gympie Family History Society

Welcome to the Gympie Family History Society. We are a not for profit organisation devoted to helping people research their family history in the Gympie and Wide Bay Region.

1 Chapple Street,
Gympie 4570
Phone: 07 5482 8211

Australian Motorhoming Lions Club

2017 We are a national Lions club sponsored by Gympie Lions Club in 2016. With our national headquarters in Gympie and members Australia wide. We are a special interest Lions club so you have to own a Motorhome and travel to join.

Contact: Len Waddington
Phone: 0418 902 004

Australia Native Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation

2017 Sharing the benefits of Rescuing and Rehabilitation of Native Wildlife. How to contact a registered carer and how to become one.

Contact: Patrice Fenech

Phone: 0497 711 089

Awake Studio

2017 Awake Movement and Dance Studio offers a safe, non-threatening environment for young girls, teenage girls and women of all ages to express themselves through dance and movement.

8 Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie Qld
Phone: 0447 339 096

Antisk Atma

Home of Tao offers Taoist classes, workshops and Therapies in Healing (massage,Tao Psychology, TCM consultations..

By bookings only.. Qigong Yoga classes

Antisk: 0409 080 019

Gympie Mens Shed

2017 “Bring & Share your Skills, Learn Something New, Meet New People”.   They will have beautiful items for sale – made by members to raise funds for the shed.

Phone: 0419 892 051

Gusto - Ukelele and Guitar

2017 The Ukulele is becoming more popular than ever, with young people and those ‘young at heart’.

Ukelele and Guitar Group with the Australian Institute of Country Music.

Robyn Hamilton

Phone: 0429 011 783

Gympie Goaldiggers Toastmasters Int

2017 You may find it hard to believe but public speaking can be enjoyable, even fun. Gympie Toastmasters provide a safe, supportive environment for speakers to develop their communication and leadership skills.

Phone: 0403755782

Eirinn's Experiences

2017 Are you or your child crazy about horses? The Eirinn’s experiences offer a unique way to get up close and personal with exotic four legged friends! Glen Eirinn aims at giving children an experience to remember for the rest of their lives, inspiring their curiosity, creativity and love of the natural world.

Contact: Ellie Garvey
Phone: 0412 282 675

Gympie Gem Club

2017 Our objectives are to foster an interest in minerals and gems, to maintain facilitates to carry out all phases of lapidary, to maintain a library, to organise field trips which may included such activities as fossicking, bushwalking nature studies and camping.

Contact: Vicki McFarlane

Phone: 0427 146 986

Gympie & District Woodworkers Club

2017 We encourage members to expand and exchange knowledge, techniques to other members.  Provide the means for instruction to new members, in all practical phases of woodwork generally.

Contact: Dave Weller
Phone: 0418 986 728

Gympie Chess Club

2017 We are a small informal group who meet on a Sunday Morning in Central Shopping Centre to share our love of this very challenging game of skill.

Sandra Naidoo

Phone: 0458 279 683

Gympie Girl Guides

2017 Our mission is to empower girls and young women to grown into confident self-respecting, responsible community members.

Alyssa Young
Mobile: 0488 735 745

Gympie Fit Club

2017 Fit Club Gympie is a Community based group where people of all ages & fitness levels can come along to work on their own personal goals.

  • Nutrition
  • Weight Loss Challenge
  • Free Body Scans

Phone: 0488 716 487

Gympie Music Muster

2017 Australia’s favorite country music & camping festival | 24-27 Aug. 2017 in the Amamoor Forest, Gympie  www.muster.com.au

Phone: 07 5482 2099

MRCCC

2017 The MRCCC monitor water quality throughout the Mary River Catchment every month. Volunteers monitor temperature, electrical conductivity, pH, dissolved oxygen and turbidity. Plus information on weather conditions, fauna sightings, aquatic weeds and pests.

Contact: Eva Ford
Mobile: 0408 749 162

Sunshine 60 & better Group Inc

2017 Healthy Aging Program for Seniors

Phone: 07 5444 5833

Gympie & District Landcare Group

2017 Gympie and District Landcare Group was first established in 1988 and incorporated in 1991. The group actively encourages local community participation in sustainable land management.

Phone: 07 5483 8866

Valley Bees

2017 Valley Bees is a group of people specializing in native bees and honey bees who come together 1-2 times a month to share knowledge and passion for bees.  Also being promoted is The Community Gardens, Permaculture and Eating Locally.

Contact: Glenbo
Phone: 07 5482 3637

Gympie Patchwork

2017 Bringing people together in the very best way – with stitching and conversation
We have daily classes for beginners through to advanced and there are always plenty of people around to give advice and lend a hand.

Contact: Ann Weller
Phone: 07 5483 7557

Gympie Stamp Club

2017 Gympie Stamp Club has been running for nearly 50 years. Members enjoy sharing the challenge and search for stamps from Australia and Worldwide. Sales of all things philatelic are available to begin or enhance your collection.

Contact
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Lions Club of Gympie South

2017 We are a not-for-profit community group in Gympie South, Queensland. We serve our local community, assist neighbouring communities and helping with medical research, disaster relief and other humanitarian assistance around Australia and internationally.

Be a part of the change.

Military Brotherhood Motorcycle Club

Military Brotherhood Motorcycle Club

2017 Our Mission: To provide competent and dedicated welfare, pension and advocacy support to our members, Veterans and Veterans amilies in partnership with government agencies such as DVA

Contact: Moose

Phone: 0421 961 928

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