A valued part of The Smith Family

National Convention

We are excitedly planning for the …..2017 VIEW National Convention on 15-17 September in Tamworth.  We want you to come and join in the fun and excitement ….

National Convention is conducted over 3 days, Friday to Sunday, and provides VIEW members, their friends and others interested in attending with:

  • An opportunity to hear from prominent speakers on a broad range of topics;
  • A forum for debating issues of national importance;
  • An ability to hear about the achievements of VIEW and their work, within communities.
  • An opportunity for members to celebrate their contribution to supporting the education of disadvantaged Australian children
  • Plus much much more…… 

To find out more about VIEW National Convention and why you should come along – watch this video

Come and join us in Tamworth!

  • Experience the warm country hospitality
  • Embrace Big Sky country
  • See the home of the golden guitar
  • Mix with like-minded women
  • Connect with your many VIEW friends from around Australia and make new ones
  • Hear from inspirational speakers, hear updates about VIEW and The Smith Family
  • Have loads of fun !!! 

Tamworth Region Visitor Giude

15 September 2017

TRECC, Greg Norman Drive, Tamworth

from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm

Ticket price: $95. Save $10 by purchasing Special Conference Package.

Women from all States and Territories are invited to Tamworth to participate in the VIEW National Convention.

Conference Day 1 is the official opening of National Convention. The highlight of the day is a Panel of Inspirational People. Come and hear from  this panel comprising Lucy Haslam “United in Compassion”, Shayne Higson “Dying with Dignity (NSW)”, author Meg Keneally, actor, presenter, singer Natacha Curnow and Jennifer Ingall local Tamworth ABC Journalist

There will be an Expo on Friday when local providores and artisans will set up stalls and sell their wares, products etc.




15 September 2017

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” - West Tamworth Leagues Club, 58 Phillip Street, Tamworth

A Little Bit Country” - Wests Diggers Club, Fitzroy Street, Tamworth

from 7.00 pm to 10.00 pm

Ticket price: $85 

Come to one of two Social Dinners– bring your dancing shoes and dress up at one of the themed Social Dinners.



16 September 2017

TRECC, Greg Norman Drive, Tamworth

from 9.30 am to 3.30 pm

Ticket price: $95. Save $10 by purchasing Special Conference Package.

Conference Day 2 is the day VIEW members are able to raise their voice on issues of national importance through its  Resolutions debate. 

Come and enjoy the popular Writer’s Festival. Guest speakers include: Dr Anne Summers AO, journalist who will lead a lively discussion with author Meredith Jaffe, well known journalist Tony Jones and Jane Hutcheon journalist, ABC 'One plus One' presenter and the author of China Baby Love.



16 September 2017

TRECC, Greg Norman Drive, Tamworth

from 7.00 pm to 10.00 pm

Ticket price: $130 

A spectacular Gala dinner “City of Lights” theme, come dressed in your finest sparkles and bling.  A sophisticated night of fine food and wine and spectacular entertainment:  - Music Through The Decades - revisits some of the  hit  songs from the charts, movies and musicals from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and beyond. With an 8 piece band, 4 solo singers and a dance ensemble, the evening’s entertainment will take you back to the sounds of the eras that shaped our lives. With costumes, great sound and an amazing light show this wonderful night of entertainment is not to be missed.



17 September 2017

Tamworth Town Hall, Fitzroy Street, Tamworth 

from 10.00 am to 11.30 am

Ticket price: Free

The grand finale to our National Convention. All members of the Community are invited to our Grand Celebration to enjoy inspirational local talent and take part in a morning of reflection.