A valued part of The Smith Family

Runaway Bay VIEW Club


Runaway Bay VIEW Club was formed in 1993.

Runaway Bay VIEW Club has 86 enthusiastic members who support 15 Learning for Life Students through The Smith Family Program. 

Approximately 58 members meet the 2nd Tuesday of each month at Dublin Docks Hotel Restaurant, at Harbour Town for lunch and to hear interesting guest speakers or participate in an event and enjoy each other’s company. 

The last Friday of each month we go on bus trips, hold fashion parades, boat trips Theatre nights.

We always welcome new members so if you would like to make new friends and support the Learning for Life Program – helping Aussie kids with their education whilst having fun.


To find out more phone our President Lyn 0403 486 432 


Meeting Day on 2nd Tuesday each month 
at 11.30 am for 12 noon
We are now at Dublin Docks restaurant, Harbour Town 
cost is $35.00 for a 2 course lunch (choice of 4 meals - 2 desserts) includes a glass of wine and raffle tickets. 



President Lyn 0403 486 432

RSVP: Kerri 0414 520 601
by Friday prior to 2nd Tuesday meeting

E-Mail runawaybayview@gmail.com

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Harbour Town

Harbour Town Drive , Harbour Town, QLD 4216

Club News

2021 International Women's Day

Runaway Bay VIEW Club celebrating International women's day in style with a fabulous cake and an  esteemed guest speaker Lieutenant Colonel Denise Dunn, Retired.



 Welcome to new member Mary Grace





Lieutenant Colonel Denise Dunn, Retired with President Lyn



Welcome to new member Nina           

Evelyn Berg – National Councillor, Lynette Drew – President Runaway Bay VIEW Club, Ilma Lees – Member Runaway Bay VIEW Club. (The Artist)

2020 August


Special Presentation for 60th Anniversary of VIEW at Runaway Bay VIEW Club

A commemorative hand painted porcelain plate was presented to our National Councillor Evelyn Berg and Runaway Bay President Lynette Drew at our club meeting on the 11th of August 2020, by the artist Ilma Lees.  The detail on the artwork depicts the strength and support VIEW Clubs throughout Australia extent to all its members while gathering socially with a special purpose of supporting ‘Learning for Life’ programs.


2019 October

Our Guest Speaker Professor Roly Sussex and Renata Penninger, President Dinah



Welcome 2020

Incoming Runaway Bay VIEW President Lynette Drew at the first official meeting of 2020 with guest speaker Sam O'Connor, MP (member for Bonney on the Gold Coast)



Christine and Sue programmers who organised this wonderful day out.



A wonderful day out at the Toowoomba Festival of Flowers, and with lunch being enjoyed at the Toowoomba Golf Club.  There were 43 ladies having a very pleasant day.

Group photo at Toowoomba Festival of Flowers Bus Trip Friday 28th September.


2019 June 

Congratulations Mollie.

Dinah presenting Mollie Wilcox with her 20years badge as a member of our club. 



2019 June

Dinah thanks our Guest Speaker  Lavenia Warman. Lavenia has a Masters of Marketing and Management degree and is instrumental is forming a school in her home village in Fiji.


Welcome new members [LtoR] June Roberts, Margaret Campbell, Tina sparks, Bev Stroud


Members receiving their ten-year pin.  Dulcie Valentine, Glenda Bamfield, Francis Warren and Zone Councillor, Evelyn Berg


2019 May Birthday

Roslyn Hall Inaugural  Member 26 years ago. Cutting our birthday cake


National and Regional News


Runaway Bay VIEW Club

2021 Qld Area QC Gala

Wonderful evening for Area Gala QC with 115 guests - 8 VIP, 61 Guests (Family & Friends), 46 VIEW members 3 from Maroochydore, 3 Burleigh/Palm Beach, 3 Nerang, 2 Oxenford/Coomera, 5 Robina, 23 Runaway Bay, 2 Southport, 8 Surfers Paradise. The Gala raised $5000.00 which will be sent to The Smith Family as Joy Spreaders for their education program.

Runaway Bay VIEW Club

Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley becomes VIEW’s very first Patron

VIEW Clubs of Australia (VIEW) is delighted to announce Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley as the organisation’s first ever Patron.

Runaway Bay VIEW Club

QB02 VIEW Publicity

On 18th March 2021 QB02 delegates met at Tiara. National Councillor Margaret Elliott and delegates were interviewed for ABC Radio, giving great exposure to VIEW Clubs of Australia.


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.