A valued part of The Smith Family

Gympie VIEW Club


Gympie VIEW Club was formed in 1995.

Currently, the Club sponsors three Smith Family Learning for Life students and is actively involved in fundraising activities to raise donations for The Smith Family programs.

GYMPIE VIEW CLUB has over 60 members and covers a large area from Cooroy and Pomona in the south, from Kilkivan and Goomeri in the west, from Curra and Glenwood in the north and from Tin Can Bay and Rainbow Beach in the east to Gympie in the centre of the region.

We are always open to new members, so please get in touch today and come and see what it's all about.

Besides regular interesting speakers at our monthly meeting we have many social activities during the month. Our active program officers organise activities such as craft days, a cruise and coffee mornings, which are always very popular with members.  These activities assist us in raising money to support our Smith Family Learning for Life students, who we have facilitated over many years, as well as enjoying ourselves.


  • Meeting Day on 3rd Friday each month
  • 10.30am for 11.00am start.
  • At Gunabul Homestead, Power Road, Gympie


President:  Barbara Cameron

Ph:  07 54811942 /  0403085974

Email: the-camerons@bigpond.com  





Google Map


Gunabul Homestead, Power Road, GYMPIE, QLD 4570

Club News

 Keep up to date with what is happening around the clubs.                  

Meet our Committee for 2019

Committee L-R: Annie (assistant Treasurer), Margaret (Treasurer), Glynis (Delegate), Carol (Assistant Secretary), Christine (Secretary), Barbara (President), Jean (Zone Councillor)

Absent - Lee (PVice President) and Pat  (Program Officer).


Book Presentation to Local School 

Gympie VIEW recently made the annual book donation presentation to the Gympie East State School, which is always well received.


Photo opposite:    Glynis  and Barbara with school representatives



December 2018 'Frayed Edges'

Gympie VIEW Club and the associated sewing group 'Frayed Edges' presented  Meals on Wheels with more than 100 placemats for their clients.  The placemats were made by the club members.
From left: Kathy O’Meara, Elwyn Elms, Ian Groundwater (Meals on Wheels), Christine Holzhauer (Frayed Edges), Wendy Ireland, Barbara Cameron, Lyn Hill, Joan Stewart and Carol Tonagh.”



Gympie Women's Refuge

Each Christmas the Gympie VIEW Club members donate gifts for the children at the Gympie Women’s Refuge.  From right: Lorraine Wilson, Elsie Matthews and Prue Hay from the refuge.




The Gympie club members from Left to Right  are  Margaret O’Keefe (Assistant Treasurer), Judy Fischle (Sunshine Lady), Barbara Cameron, Jan Reedman (Program Officer), Michele Schmitt (Treasurer).  Glynis Vallmuur (Delegate and Publicity Officer, Lee Hodgson, Esme Paterson (Secretary).


2018 Zone Conference

The VIEW Club Zone Conference was held in  Maryborough in September.  The Conference was a great success with club members from Gympie, Fraser Coast and Hervey Bay attending. 

Zone Councillor, Jean Jennings did a wonderful job of organising the conference and the guest speakers were the Deputy Mayor of Maryborough and the head of the committee to create the WW1 War Memorial.  Attendees were treated to a guided tour of the memorial which was truly fantastic, the attention to detail was amazing.

The photo was taken at the new world class  WW1 memorial, which should be a must see for anyone visiting Maryborough. 


Gympie VIEW Club trip to Hervey Bay


2018 August

Gympie VIEW Club's annual trip away was to Hervey Bay this year.  The seven ladies that made the trip met up for morning tea with some members of the Fraser Coast and Hervey Bay VIEW Clubs. 

Shown in the photo are (from left to right), Jean Jennings Zone Councillor Fraser Coast  Club, Jan Reedman and Glynis Vallmuur Gympie Club, Gillian Ryan Fraser Coast Club and Cecilia Peach Hervey Bay Club.

The Gympie Club had a fantastic time away, whale watching and visiting many of the attractions of the area, also had great meals at the well selected venues around the Bay.

National and Regional News


Gympie VIEW Club

Qld Aspley 2020 International Women's Day

Aspley VIEW Club's LFL student Shukri was born in Ethiopia. Her family had to flee Ethiopia in 2005 to escape the violence and upheaval that was happening there.

Gympie VIEW Club

Area QC Zone 01 Christmas Dinner

Photo's from Zone QC01 Christmas Lunch.

Gympie VIEW Club

WA State Conference - Registration open

The idea of holding a Development Conference is to spread the word about VIEW and The Smith Family to a wider audience in WA, as well as give local women and those new to VIEW the opportunity to attend a “Convention-like” event.


Events Calendar

We have some great events coming up, take a look at the calendar and get involved!

Jul 23

Sydney 60th Anniversary Celebration - Sydney

We are pleased to announce VIEW's 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Celebrations will be held in Sydney on Thursday 23 July 2020. You are invited to come and join in the fun and celebrations….

Aug 4

60th Anniversary Gala - The Sunshine and Fraser Coast

Save the date - celebration of VIEW's 60th Anniversary.

Aug 7

60th Anniversary Gala - Gold Coast and Darling Downs

Save the date - celebration of VIEW's 60th Anniversary.