A valued part of The Smith Family

Southport Day VIEW Club


Southport Day VIEW Club was formed in 1987.

Currently, the Club sponsors twentyone 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 3rd Wednesday each month at Southport Yacht Club on Macarthur Parade
  • Lunch


0490 263 286


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14 Macarthur Parade, MAIN BEACH, QLD 4217

Club News


2021 July

Twenty-eight members enjoyed a most relaxing lunch at the picturesque Bonappatea Teahouse, Mudgeeraba on Friday 1 July 2022




Four new members (from left) Beryl Freeman, Sue Maas, Suzanne Medway and Michele Miller were welcomed to the club and presented with their membership badges by President, Deborah O'Brien (far right).

10 year service pins were awarded to members (from right) Maria Ignarra, Sandra White and Colleen Carr by President, Deborah O'Brien (far left).

Ten of the original members of Southport Day VIEW Club were in attendance at our 35th birthday celebrations.


2022 June 35th Birthday Celebrations

Members of Southport Day VIEW Club celebrated their 35th birthday and 100 years of The Smith Family in "Roaring 20's" style on Wednesday 15 June at the Southport Yacht Club.


20 year service pins were awarded to members (from right) Di Holt, Lynette Johnston and Gail Martin by President, Deborah O'Brien (far left).



2022 June

Over 30 members enjoyed lunch at the Seaway Kiosk, Main Beach on Friday 3 June 2022.



2022 May 18

“Our normal venue, The Southport Yacht Club, was unavailable for our meeting on May 18.  Instead, over 80 members and guests enjoyed a Buffet Lunch at Seaworld Resort”.








2022 May 6

“Over 40 members and guests enjoyed a seafood lunch at Sea and Shore Restaurant, Marine Parade, Labrador on Friday, May 6.”






2022 April Social Day

"Over 50 members and guests attended our social day held  at the Southport Golf Club on Friday 1 April.  Food was good, company was great and everyone enjoyed the day.".





2022 March

 The following photos were  taken at the Meeting held on 16 March 2022.   Our guest speaker was Roberta Cava, internationally acclaimed author and presenter.



2022 International Women's Day

Group photo of QC01 VIEW clubs - Burleigh/Palm Beach, Nerang, Oxenford/Coomera, Robina, Runaway Bay (NVP Evelyn), Southport Day. 





2022 February

Around 32 members of the Southport Day VIEW Club enjoyed a delicious lunch at the Ashmore Tavern on Friday 4th February.  It was the first get together for the ladies for 2022 and everyone had a great time catching up with their friends again.



Wednesday 20th October 2021

103 ladies enjoyed our guest speaker Andy Bell, from Advent Security, share his stories of his time as an undercover cop in New Zealand. Black and Orange for Halloween was the theme for lunch on Wednesday 20th October. The tables set the scene with fantastic decorations and the ladies followed by wearing the Black and Orange colours.  The room looked fabulous with the Halloween theme.

The ladies all enjoying themselves at the November Luncheon.


2021 November

What a lovely lunch at The Terrace Thai on Friday 5th November that the members and guests experienced. The food was delicious with spring rolls and curry puffs for entrée, Massaman Beef curry and Chicken with cashew nut for main with special rice.




2021 Wednesday 20th October 

103 ladies enjoyed our guest speaker Andy Bell, from Advent Security, share his stories of his time as an undercover cop in New Zealand.
Black and Orange for Halloween was the theme for lunch on Wednesday 20th October.
The tables set the scene with fantastic decorations and the ladies followed by wearing the Black and Orange colours. 
The room looked fabulous with the Halloween theme.






2021 October Cruise

What a glorious day it was! 65 ladies boarded the Seaworld Cruise boat for a 2 hour cruise while enjoying a 2 course Seafood lunch on Thursday 7th October. 

We commenced our journey from HOTA’s (Home of the Arts) ferry stop to the Broadwater and back. 

The weather was perfect, couldn’t have been better, the lunch delicious, the wine/champagne flowing and the company was fantastic. What more can you ask for! 

Everyone had a fabulous time!



2021 September Dinner with Guest Speaker Sylvia St Clair.

The ladies were very interested in her talk.



2021 September 

On Wednesday 15th September 2021, 106 ladies were entertained by Clinical Hypnotherapist Sylvia St Clair. Sylvia spoke about how she became interested in hypnotherapy and how it helps her to manage the pain in her hip while she waits for hip replacement surgery. She explained how hypnotherapy helps with pain management, quit smoking, quit alcohol, relieving depression, positive thinking and much, much more.  



2021 September High Tea

Wow what a fantastic day it was on Friday 3rd September at our High Tea party. Sixty ladies enjoyed delicious sandwiches, slices, scones & savouries, so much food AND endless supply of Champagne, Wine, Soft Drink or Juice.  The ambience of the room complemented the wonderfully decorated tables.  The ladies had a chance to win a raffle from the 15 prizes available. Kelli, a member, from One Bird Jewellery & Accessories entertained the ladies with a jewellery making demonstration. A big thank to the ladies organising the High Tea, who are members but not our Committee ladies. Well done Girls!




2021 August - Holiday Anyone?

Holiday anyone?  Amanda Harvey from QLD Rail Travel entertained and informed 95 ladies on Wednesday 18th August about all the holiday destination by Rail. She spoke about the different holiday packages available from Brisbane to Far North Qld, Longreach, Charleville etc, from Cairns to Normanton and Karumba, from Townsville to Mount Isa, just to name a few. She also told the ladies of the special deals that are offered now until 2022, especially if you have a concession.




2021 July

Robert and Charles from Geras Partners Aged Care Professionals were our Guest Speakers at our luncheon on Wednesday 21st July.  They gave the 99 ladies attending an informative insight into how to alleviate the stress of the complicated process of requiring home and aged care and what options you have when considering a new lifestyle.

The ladies celebrated ‘Xmas in July’ with a ‘Turkey, Tinsel & Tartan’ Theme.  Everyone got into the spirit of the theme and there was Tartan everywhere. The tables were lovely decorated with a homemade stuffed Turkey made by our clever member Margaret Cogar



The 90 members attending the luncheon enjoyed an interesting talk by Ceal Kupiak from Youth With a Mission (YWAM) Training and Medical Ship PNG. We take our hats off to these people who work on the Medical Ship in PNG, for their vital work to ensure Papua New Guineans receive basic health care. Ceal was a delight to have as a guest and a wonderful speaker.

New members Robyn Gates and Peggy Scanlon received their badges and decade badges were presented to Julia Curr-Parkes (20 years), Barbara Carroll (10 years and Barbara Jordan (10 years).  Congratulations to our new members and our seasoned members in receiving their badges.







A little over 30 members enjoyed a 'lunch in the park' at the Moondarewa Spit in Doug Jennings Park on Friday 4th June. Although the wind was a little fresh to start with, it was a bright sunny day. Thank you to the committee for all their hard work, especially the ladies who provided the scrumptious meal for lunch and Pam for her delicious desserts.



The room was jumping when Southport celebrated their 34th Birthday on Wednesday 19th May with a ‘Pearls & Lace’ Theme. 107 ladies attended and everyone had a great time. Zone Councillor QC01 Lorraine Thompson presented a 30year badge to Valami Nicholls and new member badges to Barbara Rosier, Beryl Davies, Colleen Cosgrove, Kaye Drowley and Lee Thompson. The tables were once again beautifully decorated by Deborah our Vice President. The cake was cut with two of our original members and two ladies who were celebrating their BIG birthdays in May. The ladies enjoyed being entertained by John Vella, even doing a dance ‘train’ throughout the tables.




Events Calendar

Mar 8

International Women's Day 2023

International Women's Day celebrations are happening around the country at your local VIEW club.

Sep 8

VIEW National Convention 2023

We are pleased to announce the 56th VIEW National Convention will be held in Hobart, TAS from 8-10 September 2023.

National and Regional News


Southport Day VIEW Club

Toy&Book Appeal

The Smith Family’s Toy & Book Appeal is your opportunity to help bring a smile to the faces of Australian children at Christmas. Children who may otherwise miss out on opening a gift, simply because their families can’t afford it.

Southport Day VIEW Club

VIEW Merchandise Christmas Sale 2022

Up to 50% off.

Southport Day VIEW Club

VIEW National Online Raffle 2022

VIEW Clubs Online Raffle celebrating The Smith Family’s Centenary 2022


Save the Date Birthday Celebrations

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