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Guide to Fraser Coast Non-Profit Organisations
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Aged & Disability Advocacy Australia are your local Aged Care Support Service. They provide Information & Individual Advocacy to older people who need access to Governement Funded Aged Care Services.
Free Call 1800 700 600
Australian Pensioners & Superannuants League
Our organisation’s mission is to be the voice of people living on a pension or superannuation. We advocate for a better a deal for all older people living in Queensland.
We aim to improve the standard of living and well-being of members and non-members alike.
Meets on 4th Wednesday of each month from 9 am (Committee) and 11am (All members) at APSL Hall, 61 Hunter St, Pialba.
A’Cappella Bay Singers
Is a show chorus of women whom perform a variety of pieces in close 4 part harmony. They meet on Monday evenings from 6.30pm to 8.30pm at the Hervey Bay RSL.
For more infornmation call Joy 0407 542 832
Burgowan Bowls Club Inc.
4 George Street, Torbanlea
Phone: 07 4129 4921
Burrum District Community Centre Howard Markets
Come and visit our friendly Country Market from 7am to 12noon on the 1st Saturday of every month. Lots of stalls inside and out with plenty of variety. Canteen open and plenty of off street parking.
56 Steley Street, Howard
Burrum District Garden Club
A Small Local Garden Club established in 1985 thats goal is to further social interest and knowledge of gardening within the community.
Phone Tony on: 0488 070 613
Burrum Heads Neighbourhood Centre
Burrum Heads Neighbourhood Centre provides services to the Burrum Heads Community.There are regular activities Monday to Friday at the Community Hub.
Shop 3 & 4 Ivor Drive, Burrum Heads
Contact our friendly volunteers for more imformation on any activity 4193 4441
A not for profit registered charity providing free patient transport for non-urgent medical treatment appointments. Servicing South East Queensland. Community flights needs your help through Sponsorship or Volunteering. Find out more by calling 0456 642 929 or check out our facebook page @communityflightsltd.
Community Lifestyles Agency
CLA are a Community Organisation that provides support to people with a disability. CLA strive for their participants to be living their best quality of life while meeting their life goals.
Phone: 07 4123 3552
Crime Stoppers Hervey Bay
Crime Stoppers Qld is a Trusted Reporting Service which gives people the opportunity to share what they know about unsolved crimes and suspicious activity without saying who they are.
For further info contact Kaye on 4124 7104
Dunga Derby Fraser Coast
Charity Car Rally fundraising for ‘Rally For A Cause’. We exist to support people with life limiting medical conditions and those affected by tragic circumstances beyond their control.
Epic Assist helps people with a disability, injury, mental health condition find & keep a job they love.
Visit: 9/19-20 Torquay Rd Pialba.
Phone: 07 4124 1238
Eureka Country Music
Practice on a Tuesday at the Baptist Church Hall at 168 Fort Street Maryborough at 2pm.
For more details call Heather 0427 972 789
Or visit their Facebook page for more info
Fraser Coast Artslink is a non-profit community organisation which supports all local performing Artists, Visual Artists, Musicians, Dancers, Writers, Artisans and Crafters etc as well as Queensland Arts Council Touring Arts.
Fraser Coast Artslink Hall
187 Bideford Street, Torquay
Fraser Coast Hospice
Fraser Coast Hospice is a 6 bed purpose built facility that offers a flexible client & family centred model of care. We provide free care to anyone in the community over 18 years of age.
222 Urraween Rd, Urraween
Phone: 4334 0030
Fraser Coast Outrigger Canoe Club
Fraser Coast Outriggers is a community based water sport catering for all ages, shapes and sizes. Members paddle for fitness, competition and to enjoy the company of dolphins, dugong and turtles
For more info go to our facebook page
Fraser Lions Club
Be involved and be connected to your community
You are most welcome to join the Lions Experience
Come along and see if it’s for you – don’t wait to be asked
Make your presence known and we will make you welcome.
Meets 2nd & 4th Thursdays
6:00pm for 6:30pm
49 Elizabeth St Urangan Mob: 0448 358 289
459 Boat Harbour Drive, Torquay, Qld 4655. Phone: (07) 4194 6781
Open: Mon & Wed 7:30am-4:00pm Tue & Thurs: 8.00am-4.00pm Fri: 8.00am-12.30pm
Hervey Bay Amateur Fishing Club
We meet every Wednesday at 4pm. Our club shed is next to the Hervey Bay Sports Club 133-149 Tavistock Street, Torquay
Hervey Bay Animal Refuge
The refuge helps the public with dog and cat surrenders when owners find themselves in need of help to rehome their pets.The animal refuge helps find the best suited home for all pets. Phone: 4128 2722
The refuge holds the Nikenbah Markets on the 1st, 3rd & 5tth Sunday of the month contact Billy or Nyree on 0400 734 699
14 Nikenbah Dundowran Rd, Nikenbah
Hervey Bay Citizens Centre
Office open Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.
28 Totness St Torquay Qld 4655
Ph 07 4128 4837
Hervey Bay Arts Society
Hervey Bay Art Society’s “Gallery 5” Art Gallery, at 5 Sandy St Urangan, is open daily and entry is free. Ph: 4124 9200 . Office hours 9am-12pm
Hervey Bay Bowls Club
Hervey Bay Bowls Club is the friendly club. Join them for a game of Bowls or contact the club to arrange a Barefoot Bowls Event.
11-17 Denmans Camp Rd, Scarness
Phone: 4128 1093
Hervey Bay City Bridge Club
Meets five times a week with sessions for Open, Novice & Beginner Players.
17 Cypress St. Torquay, Ph: 4124 9151
Hervey Bay City Musicians
Provide facilities and organisation for all local musicians accross a range of genres.
Bideford St. Hervey Bay
Ph: Neil Cooper on 0438 849 590
Hervey Bay Dance Club
Sequence style dancing, Waltz, Rumba,Cha Cha etc. First 2 lessons free!
Beginners classes Tuesdays at 7pm at Memorial Hall, Main St Pialba.
Hervey Bay Garden Club
Learn about gardening in our lcal area. Meetings are held 2nd Thursday of the month at 9am for a 9.30 start in the Community Centre, Charles St Pialba.
Contact: Barbara on 0491 743 094 or Janine on 0413 571 620
Hervey Bay Gem & Mineral Club
Hervey Bay Gem & Mineral Club provides a service to members interested in all aspects of lapidary. This includes gem cutting, faceting, polishing, cabachons, silversmithing & training courses.
For more information email [email protected]
13 Zephyr St. Scarness, Hervey Bay, QLD, 4655
Museum Tel: 07 4128 4804
Saturday from 1pm ’til 4.30pm
Sundays from 10.30am ’til 4.30pm
Open all School Holidays and Public Holidays except Christmas Day and Good Friday
Hervey Bay Jazz & Blues Club
We have visiting Jazz Bands perform on the last Friday Of the month at The Hervey Bay RSL. We maintain a high standard of music from professional groups. Tickets are available to purchase at the RSL.
Cotact Ann Hopwell: 0414 449 326 or check us out on facebook
Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre
The HBNC delivers programs & services in response to community needs including Children, Family & Youth, Aged & Disability, Multicultural, Legal & Tenancy Advice & Community Events.
Phone: 07 4194 3000
HERVEY BAY MENS SHED
Cal in and see us during our operating hours. You will recieve a warm welcome. ‘Smoko’ is at 9.30am (a small charge applies). HBMS is a community based organisation that is accessible to all men. Our mission is to to advance the general health & well being of men.
Mon, Wed & Thu 8 – 12. 28 Aalborg Rd North, Nikenbah. www.hbmensshed.com.au
Hervey Bay Orchid Society
General Meetings 7pm on the first Monday of each month except January at the Presbyterian Church cnr Denman Camp Rd & Freshwater Street Torquay.
Interested Growers Group (IGG)
Meetings take place 10am 4th Saturday of the month, except for December and January at the Orchid House, Elizabeth Street, Urangan.
Visitors are always welcome. Contact Giles Blaber on 0411 721 559
Hervey Bay Parkinsons Support Group
A support group for anyone with Parkinsons Disease, including their family and carer.
For more information contact Dan Richards 4112 4446 or email [email protected]
Hervey Bay Photography Club
The club provides a meeting place where amateur photographers can share information and learn from each other. WE have guest speakers, tutorials, workshops, competitions & outings.
For more information visit www.herveybayphotographyclub.org or call Max on 0414 936 928
Hervey Bay Ramblers Inc
Over 60’s walking group meeting each Sunday at 9am at a different park each week
Hervey Bay RSL Pipe Band
Established in 1999 with the support of Hervey Bay RSL Sub Branch. New Members and anyone wishing to learn Bagpipes or Drums are welcome. Practice is every Monday night from 7pm to 9pm at the Yarrilee State School, Scrub Hill Rd. Yarrilee.
Follow us on Facebook or phone Peter on 0401 731 633
The Hervey Bay RSL Sub-Branch is here for the welfare of Veterans and their families. Assistance is provided in relation to their general wellbeing and to apply for any benefits they may be entitled to. Regular services and activities are held for both the Veteran and general communities.
11 Torquay Rd, Pialba Qld 4655
Ph: 07 4197 7477
Hervey Bay Sports Club Inc.
133-149 Tavistock St, Torquay
Hervey Bay Sports Club is home to a substantial clubhouse including a sports bar, TAB, gaming room, commercial kitchen and large covered outdoor area. On site playing fields, grandstands and large off-street parking area.
Ph 07 4125 2026
Hervey Bay Square Dance Club
Dan Dinna House 459 Boat Harbour Drive
Learn the steps as you make new friends with Stepping Out. Exercise the body and brain whilst having fun.Come and check it out!
Each Saturday 9:30am to 11:30 am
$3 per session Includes Tea/Coffee
Hervey Bay Surf Life Saving Club
Surf Life Savers provide important Surf Rescue services on our beach and in the water on Week Ends & Public Holidays throughout the Patrol Season on a Volunteer basis to help keep our Beaches safe.
448 Esplanade, Torquay. Ph: 4125 1718
Historical Motorcycle Club of Qld – Fraser Coast area
Part of Qld wide Club promoting the proper restoration, preservation, use & ownership of Veteran, Vintage, Historic & any Motorcyles over 30 years old. Meets at Torbanlea Hall on 1st Sunday monthly.
www.hmccq.org.au or phone 0418 822 556
Legacy Fraser Burnett
Legacy Fraser Burnett covers Hervey Bay, Maryborough & Burnett region. Legacy relies on donations to assist the partners & children of veterans who gave their lives or health in recognised Military Service. Your support can help these families.
Please call 4194 5111 if you would like to learn more, volunteer or donate.
Traditinal Karate more suited to people ove 50. Practical Self Defense combined with traditional values in a fun and friendly atmosphere.
Phone Sensei Dave: 0427 951 074
Maryborough Choral Society Inc.
Do you enjoy singing? Maybe even learn to sing in harmony?
Maryborough Choral Society invites you to join them on Wednesday nights at 7pm at the Canegrowers Hall, 106 Bazaar St, Maryborough.
For more details got to our facebook page or call 0439 532 737
Maryborough District Orchid Society
Maryborough District Orchid Society General Meetings are held at 7:30pm on the second Tuesday of each month except January at St Paul’s Memorial Hall Cnr Adelaide & Ellena Sts, Maryborough.
Contact Secretary Narelle Hoffmann on 0448 601 947.
Maryborough Regional Arts Council
For Twenty years befor The Brolga and ever since the MRAC has presented outstanding Classical Music, Jazz, Dance, Drama and other Cultural Events for the enjoyment of Fraser Coast residents
Maryborough & Wide Bay Philatelic Society
The Maryborough Wide Bay Philatelic Society meets monthly on the third Wednesday at 12.30pm at the Community Centre 30 Halcro Street, Pialba.
If you would like to find out how to become a member call Les on 0428 529 819
Meals on Wheels Fraser Community provides more than just a meal to those more vulnerable with the communities of the Fraser Coast.
39a Islander Road, Pialba, Qld 4655 Ph: 07 4128 1334
MELSA Maryborough Inc.
The Model Engineers & Live Steamers Association run miniature trains in Queens Park Maryborough on the last Sunday of every month from 9am to 1pm. New members are always welcome.
Facebook: Melsa Maryborough Qld Inc.
Mens Walk & Talk Hervey Bay
Our aim is to promote & support Mens Physical, Social & Mental Health. We do this by hosting Regular Walks & Social Events along with active participation of Community & Charitable events
Phone Shane Bradbury: 0413 575 842
Opens 23rd August 2021 99 Main St Pialba Open 8:30am – 4:00 pm Ph: 07 4148 6863
Not for Profit Op Shops providing funding for disadvantaged children and their communities throughout the world. Old fashioned service with quality used goods and great prices. Drive through donations and pick ups
PCYC HERVEY BAY
PCYC Hervey Bay is a leading charity providing youth & community programs, services and facilities. We work alongside the Qld Police Service to meet community needs. Together we are building safer, healthier communities through youth development.
9 O’Rourke St. Pialba. Phone: 4124 5211
Pearly Shells Social Bowlers
Pearly Shells Ladies Social Bowls Group play at the Urangan Bowls Clubcnr Marharet & Dayman Streets Urangan every Monday Morning. Anyone wanting to have a social game or wanting to learn bowls is most welcome. If you don’t have any bowls we will supply them for you.
Phone 4128 9679 to put your name down or arrive before 8.30am
Pialba Bowls Club
The friendliest bowls club in the bay! Everyone is welcome to play or just drop in for a chat. Free expert bowls coaching available. Family, private, barefoot bowls and birthday functions are our specialty.
56 Taylor Street Pialba
Ph: 4128 1432
The Urangan branch is a very active branch in the Fraser Coast Region and they host regular monthly meetings and functions, tombolas, social handcraft Tuesdays and fund raising to serve the community. Their hall is available for hire.
0414 756 112 Email: [email protected]
Rally For A Cause
Rally for a cause is a Community Charity proudly raising funds to support families & individuals affected by life limiting medical conditions or have had their lives disrupted by circumstances beyond their control.
Riding for the Disabled
Riding for the Disabled Maryborough provides horse related activities designed to enrich the lives of disabled people within the Fraser Coast area.
79 Bidwill Rd. Maryborough
Phone: 0478 028 379
Email: [email protected]
River Heads Markets
For an enjoyable Sunday morning, visit River Heads Markets on the second Sunday of the month.
In the Parklands of the Community Hall at 45 Ariadne St, River Heads. 8am to 12 noon
Stall enquiries call 0422 658 854
Rotary Club of Hervey Bay Sunrise
Meets every Thursday morning at 6.30am at The Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre, Charles St, Pialba.
For more info contact us at: [email protected]
Torquay Progress Association
Torquay Progress Association organises the Torquay Beachside Markets and operates the Torquay Tennis Court. The group is for all of the local businesses and residents of Torquay, with meeetings held on the first Monday monthly at 5:30pm at Blazing Saddles, 140 Freshwater St, Torquay. ALL WELCOME.
If you interested in promoting the Torquay area please come along and help create a truly positive vibe for all of the Torquay area and the businesses here.
Uniting Church Hervey Bay
Church Community worshipping God. Supporting people and showing the love of God in all we do.
We hire our hall to community groups.
(07) 4125 5233
University of the Third Age Hervey Bay
U3A is a volunteer, not for profit organisation whose purpose is to share knowledge, skills and interests and promote the many benefits of lifelong learning. You can exercise your brain by participating in a class, leading an interest group or sharing your skills with others. No prerequisites or qualifications are needed to join and there are no essays, exams, homework or certificates for participation. Anyone over 50 is warmly welcome
Go to https://www.u3aherveybay.net/uni/ for more information
University of the 3rd Age Howard District Inc.
U3A is part of a Global Network providing seniors with low cost leisure and learning for pleasure activities. All U3A programs have a mental and physical wellbeing focus through shared learning.
Phone: 0439 187 757 or email: [email protected]
Veterans of Australia
Veterans Advice & Social Centre supporting the Veteran Community through advice, welfare, wellbeing & social support.
Monday to Friday 9am to 12.30pm
Phone 4128 3759
Volunteer Marine Rescue
VMR Hervey Bay QLD – Saving lives at sea. We provide marine search and rescue and waterside assistance services to the boating public on a volunteer basis
1 Buccanneer Ave, Urangan, Qld 4655
Ph: 4128 9666
We Care 2
We Care 2 offers low cost food to ALL concession & Seniors card holders in the Hervey Bay area as well as Emergency Relief Assistance.Mon – Fri 9am – 2pm
225 Main St Urraween Qld 4655 Ph: 4124 0913
We’ve Got You Foundation
Aims to support unmet Community Service needs in Helath, Transport, Aged Care, Home & Domestic Assistance & more.
Wide Bay Womens Health Centre Inc.
The Wide Bay Women’s Health Centre, is a point of contact for women in need of support, information, counselling and/or referral in the Wide Bay Area.
8 Truro St Hervey Bay Qld 4655 Ph: 4125 5788
15 Zephyr St, Scarness Qld 4655 M: 0409 001 236
Z-PAC is a community-based theatre run by volunteers, producing a number of quality productions each year. We welcome new people into our theatre community and invite you to become a member and enjoy fun times with great people. You don’t have to be an actor to belong to Z-PAC.
Zonta Club of Hervey Bay
The Hervey Bay Zonta Club supports local and international projects that enhance the study of women in areas of Edcuation, Health and Welfare. Members share friendship and the pursuit of common goals. Dinner meetings are held on the last Wednesday every month. For further information call Vicki on 0418 748 708 or Michelle on 0409 618 700