A valued part of The Smith Family

Kawana Waters VIEW Club


Kawana Waters VIEW Club was formed in 1993.

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

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


  • Meeting Day on 4th Wednesday
  • 11 am for 11.30 am start


Enquiries:  Pam 0427 650 884   

Luncheon Bookings/Apologies:  Terrie  0408 789 449


Visitors are always welcome. For luncheon bookings, please phone Terrie on 0408 789 449 before 10 am Thursday of the week prior to the meeting. 

Members, you are always welcome to bring a friend but please let Terrie know. 

Members are all on a permanent list.  Apologies please to Terrie 0408 789 449 before 10 am Thursday prior to the meeting.  If you do not cancel you will be charged for your lunch in accordance with VIEW policy.


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Headland Golf Club, Golf Links Road, BUDERIM, QLD 4556

Club News

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

2021 Kawana Waters Committee

President Pam, Vice-President Ruth, Treasurer Linda, Assistant Treasurer Joan, Delegate Sandy, Learning for Life Robyn,
Secretary Sandra, Assistant Secretary Barbara, Program Officer Terrie, Assistant Program Officer Betty,
Publicity Officer Michelle

Guest Speakers

July 28th Luncheon: Bruce Baynes, Director of Sage Care Advice, an aged care financial adviser specialist

August 25th Luncheon: June McDonald, a retired Canadian nurse who worked with the Inuit people in remote regions


2021 Luncheon Dates:

28th July
25th August
22nd September


27th October
24th November
December to be confirmed


Upcoming Events:          

11 August          Lunch at Kawana Surf Club 

08 September   Rescheduled Caloundra Cruise with morning tea and optional lunch

29 September   Fashion Parade. Book your tickets quickly as this event is filling up fast. Everyone welcome. (Limit six per table)

                          Click here for details.

October            To be confirmed

November        'Bloom Sings' at Caloundra Events Centre 


         VIEW National Convention 2021

The 55th VIEW National Convention will be held in Adelaide, SA 10-12 September 2021. 


What we've been doing

Christmas in July 2021

Christmas in July at Golden Beach Tavern enjoyed by members and their partners


May Luncheon Meeting

 Our May meeting was a celebration of friendship and welcome to our guests.  We shared a lovely update letter from one of our sponsorship family.  It was great to have our book and trading table back operating to help contribute much needed funds to continue to support our five students.

We enjoyed a very informative video and talk by volunteers Geoff and Brian on the amazing organisation and skills of the flight and emergency crews of RACQ Lifeflight and how this life saving service operates. 

April 2021 Luncheon—Anzac






Our April meeting was a celebration of Anzac, with members bringing along treasured photos, decorations, medals, diaries and memorabilia.  These included embroidered postcards from WWI, medals honouring lost sons, service and courage and a pair of tiny wooden boots carved from a plane propellor.  Members shared some of the stories of these treasures.  We also honoured our current service personnel and acknowledge the continuing battles many suffer today. 

Our guest speaker, Sandy Hart, shared extracts from her grandfather’s diary/letters during WW1 with his two brothers, with a very appreciative audience. 

It was wonderful to have two new members receive their badges and to welcome our guests.

March 2021 Meeting





What a fun meeting. Firstly, we all wore our “special bonnets” as a tribute to International Women’s Day, Easter and all our early VIEW members, who wore hats (and gloves) to meetings. 

There was lots of interest in our preloved jewellery and bling table.  This was a fun way to fundraise with plenty of smiles. 

Our guest speaker Barry Cheales, from The Buderim Men’s Shed, shared “secret men’s business” and offered an open invitation for men to join this great group.

Left: A variety of hats 

Below: Barry Cheales together with Sandy McGavin


November 2020

27th Birthday Celebration

Above: Margaret and Elfie cutting the birthday cake

Below: Joan and Jill selling our last raffle tickets



It was with great excitement that we celebrated our 27th birthday and 60 years of VIEW Clubs Australia at IRT Parklands Leisure Village, Meridan Plains on 25th November. National Councillor Margaret Elliott,  guests and club members were entertained by the junior Meridan State College choir and dancers from the senior college.  Our guest speaker was Marion Allan from The Smith Family.  A beautiful meal was prepared by Caloundra Meals on Wheels. 

Our major fund-raising raffle, donated by local artist John Sumpton, and a gourmet hamper were drawn, with lots of lucky door prizes. Our birthday cake was cut and served and this ended an enjoyable and happy day.

Above: President Lorraine and guest speaker Marion Allan from The Smith Family
Below: Joyce (seated) has been a valued member of VIEW and the Smith Family for 43 years. Sadly, after 23 of those years with Kawana Waters Club, she is retiring at the end of 2020.  Joyce has been a valued and knowledgeable club member who will be greatly missed.



National and Regional News


Kawana Waters VIEW Club

Registration now open - VIEW National Convention

The 55th VIEW National Convention will be held in Adelaide, SA from 10-12 September 2021.

Kawana Waters VIEW Club

People's Choice Credit Union Lottery

Lottery is now closed. Thank you to all those that participated.

Kawana Waters VIEW Club

Wangi Wangi VIEW Club

After a delay due to COVID-19 restrictions Wangi Wangi VIEW Club (near Lake Macquarie) opened on 14 September. Thirty two new members were welcomed on the day with three new members joining.


Events Calendar

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

Aug 31

QB01 Zone Fiesta

QB01 Zone Fiesta will be held at Bribie Island RSL, Bongaree, on Tuesday 31st August 10.30 for 10.45.

Sep 10

VIEW National Convention 2021

We are pleased to announce the 55th VIEW National Convention will be held in Adelaide, SA from 10-12 September 2021.