Come along and join our casual morning teas held the third Saturday of each month from 10.00am.

These mornings are very informal which gives members a chance to get-to-know other like minded women

Further information contact:

Bev Hinz:
Joy Ryan:

The 2018 International Women’s Day Breakfast
will be held at the Maroochy Surf Club, 34/36 Alexandra Parade, Maroochydore
on Saturday 10th March

Dr Katie Seidler - Clincial and Forensic Psychologist

Guest Speaker - Dr Katie Seidler PhD, MPsych (Clin), BA (Hons), MAPS

Katie’s presentation: “The Psychology of Violent Crime: Lessons from the Inside"

Times: 7.45am for 8.15am start
Cost: $36 – plated breakfast plus fruit platters
Raffles: Gourmet hamper plus minor prizes
Dietary requirements catered for – just email when booking
Bookings and pre-payment are essential for catering and seating arrangements
RSVP by Monday March 5:
Bernice Anderson (a/treasurer)
Phone: 5477 5714
Mobile: 0427 059326

Bev Hinz (President)
Phone: 0427 947668

For more information and payment details download a printable copy of the flyer

Download flyer (PDF)

Funds raised from this breakfast are directed toward our bursary program for the education of women and girls, including undergraduates at USC, the STEMM program at Burnside (for young mothers returning to education) and refugee girls at Milpera SHS in Brisbane.
Your support for this function is appreciated.
Donations welcome.

May 12 Breakfast - 2018

Captain Jan Becker
photo courtesy -

Guest Speaker will be Captain Jan Becker, midwife, CEO Becker Helicopters Pilot Training, 2017 USC Alumnus Student of the Year, and QLD Woman's Telstra Business Owner Winner. Jan combines her role in the family business with her humanitarian work in Tanzania, assisting mothers and babies.

For further information

Sylvia Hovey

Australia Day Lunch - 2018

Linda Boyle and Acrostic Winners 2018

The annual Australia Day lunch was held at Palmwoods Hotel on January 15. Many attendees participated in the Acrostic competition, demonstrating that creativity and wit does not just reside in the young. The overall winner was Betty Vawser (right), who admits to being over 90


The 2017 International Women’s Day Breakfast
was held at The Yacht Club, Mooloolaba

Dr Bridie Scott-Park and member Val Ross

The Guest Speaker was Dr Bridie Scott-Parker (Senior USC Research Fellow, National Health and Medical Research Council)

Dr Bridie Scott-Parker leads the Adolescent Risk Research Unit (ARRU) at the University of the Sunshine Coast. As leader of ARRU, Bridie is also interested in adolescent health and wellbeing generally and includes risk taking and the influence of personal, social and structural influence upon risky behaviour.

Theme for 2017 is “Be Bold For Change” – help forge a better working world, a more inclusive, gender equal world.

Bursary Events

2017 Bursary Recipients

Left to right: Committee members Janet Sweatman and Robyn Redknap with Bursary recipients Julie Reeves, Kate Whitaker and Eliza Berry with two other committee members Marijke Boonstra and Committee Chair Judy Allinson


The 2017 Bursary Presentation Breakfast
Was held at the Innovation Centre, University of the Sunshine Coast on 1st July.
Our successful under-graduate bursary winners shared their education journey.

2018 Events

Note:for information on any of the above dates, contact Bev Hinz on 0427 947668 or