The role and function of Branches and convenors is to organise events and activities with the volunteers and Convenors to provide a range of services to facilitate the active participation of older women in the management of their own health and well-being and to promote health equity between all women by targeting vulnerable and disadvantaged women.

The Convenor and team delegates tasks and is the main ink between branch, Coordinator and the Management Committee.


  • Organises events with the team
  • Disseminates information on issues of importance identified by members
  • Encourages members to join the team and attend community health education sessions
  • Provides a quarterly report and calendar of activities for OWN (Qld) newsletter; and
  • Is responsible for advertising/promoting meetings and events

Meets every second Thursday
9.15 a.m. – 12.00 noon
Gympie & District Indoor Bowls Assoc,
35 Graham St, Gympie
Convenor: Lee 5483 1415, 0429 831 414


Meets 1st  Wednesday each month
9.00 – 11.30 a.m. Capalaba Uniting Church Hall
Cnr Ney Rd & Zandra St Capalaba.
Contact: Naomi 0424 060 603, or
Desley 0409 594 908

Southern Gold Coast

Meets Last Thursday each month 10.00 a.m.
Varsity Lakes Community Resource Centre,
Jim Harris Park, Mattocks Road, Varsity Lakes.

Contact:  Marie 0435 950 925 or Leonie 3358 2301

Woody Point

Branch meeting every 2nd Tuesday each month
9.30 – 11.30 a.m. Woody Point Memorial Hall,
Oxley Avenue & Hornibrook Esp, Woody Point
Social gathering 4th Tuesday each month

Contact: Helen 0418 796 365


Meets every 4th  Wednesday of each month
10.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon
Picabeen Community Centre,
22 Hoben St, Mitchelton

Contact: Judith 3351 3763


Meets Each Tuesday
9.30 a.m. – 12.00 noon, Iona Hall,
Brookes St, Mackay

Contact: Jenny 4957 3413, Helen 0400 424 649, Ruth 0432 686 970