A group of KIrra-Tugun -Probus Club members welcomed in the new year.
A group of KIrra-Tugun -Probus Club members welcomed in the new year.

Group Guide: Northern NSW


VIEW stands for Voice, Interests and Education of Women


Coolangatta Tweed

WE ARE proud to announce that they will be holding a celebration of International Women's Day 2020 at the South Tweed Sports Club on Monday, March 9, commencing at 10am (DST) for morning tea. An excellent program of influential and inspiring women is guaranteed and will include: Linda Robertson, stem cell therapist who is studying the potential of stem cells for the treatment of incurable neurological diseases; Natalie Trengrove, a veteran of children's theatre, actor, director and writer with the Tweed Theatre Company since its inception; and a Learning for Life student currently receiving sponsorship through VIEW Clubs of Australia.

The event will be compered by Maggie-Anne Leybourne of BAM Corporate Events, a highly regarded events organiser and dedicated supporter of VIEW clubs.

Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the program and a trading table will be available. Cost is $16.

Bookings can be made up to March 2 and further information is available by phoning Janice Monk on (07) 5524 5707.

Coolangatta Tweed VIEW Club looks forward to welcoming women from all walks of life to this very important event.

Bookings are being taken now.


WE recently entered their 2019 Christmas tree into the annual Quota Christmas tree competition held by the Tweed Heads Quota group, with all proceeds going to the emergency volunteer firefighters.

The event was a great success and doubly good as we won first prize in the community section.

We will next meet on February 10 at 10am (NSW time).

Doors open at 8.30. Benching will be accepted until 9.15am. Remember to wear your badge. Trading, cutting and seed tables will commence selling at 8.45am.

Morning tea (bring a mug), raffles, library, newsletter will be available at the meeting. Guest speaker will be Colin Johnson from Earthlife, who is a great speaker.



We play 500 on Wednesday, January 15 at 1.30pm. Euchre is played on Thursdays from January 16 at 1.30pm.

Please come along and join our very happy club.

Contact Carole on (07) 5523 3538 or; Jan on 0409 550 538 for details.



A group of mature-age Gold Coasters who enjoy many activities, including trivia, cards, dining, cycling or just making friends.

We meet on the fourth Thursday of each month at the Currumbin RSL Club at 9.45am for 10am.

Lots of interesting speakers.

For more details, phone Rod on 0438341909.



Do you want to be more active, meet new people and get fit in 2020?

Exercise improves strength and flexibility, can help prevent common heart-related diseases and helps maintain a sharp mind.

The Ballina Indoor Sports Centre is targeting people who might be returning to exercise for a new, low-impact, non-competitive, social sports schedule.

The social sport schedule includes walking netball, lifeball, walking football, pickleball and badminton. Never heard of these sports before?

Then be sure to contact the staff at the Ballina Indoor Sports Centre. The BISC is open throughout January 2020: Mondays to Thursdays 8.30am to 8.30pm; Fridays 8.30am to 5pm; Saturdays and Sundays 8.30am to 4.30pm.

For more information on these new sports initiatives phone (02) 6681 0599 or follow the BISC on Facebook @BISC2478.



Our Summer Federal Exchange is on Saturday, February 1, at 10am at Federal Park Playground.

This is an all-weather, all-ages, family-friendly, cash-free community event.

Bring along any garden fruit, vegies, herbs, cuttings, seeds, eggs, bulbs etc to swap and share. See our FB group The Federal Exchange for details or email thefederalexchange@gmail.com.

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