A valued part of The Smith Family

Doncaster VIEW Club


Doncaster VIEW Club was formed in 1983.

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

Our meetings are held at the Manningham Club, 1 Thompsons Road, BULLEEN.  We have a delicious two course lunch and listen to interesting informative guest speakers.  We attend coffee morning outings, in-house functions and MUCH MORE.  We would love you to join our friendly group.

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 Tuesday each month
  • Held at The Manningham Club
  • Commencing 11.00 am with doors open at 10.15am



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1 Thompsons Road, BULLEEN, VIC 3105

Club News

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


Thursday 3 October – Viewing of the Archibald Prize at TarraWarra Museum of Art, Healesville.

Thursday 28 November – Visit to Old Treasury Building to view the exhibition “Wayward Women.”


2019 AUGUST  

Our guest speaker at the Luncheon Meeting was Michelle, the daughter of one of our members.  Michelle spoke about her recent “Adventures in Antarctica” and included a powerpoint presentation of spectacular photographs.

A Trivia Fun Day was enjoyed at a member’s home.  There were lots of easy, fun questions and small prizes were awarded to the winning groups.  A light lunch was included.

2019 Christmas In July

We had our “Christmas in July” luncheon.  Our guest speaker was Adrian Dickens.  Members were enthralled with the slide show and presentation about “The Queen’s Private Diamonds.”

A group of members travelled to Bendigo to visit the Art Gallery to view the exhibition “Tudors to Windsors, Royal Portraits.”



Photos below and opposite from our Christmas In July luncheon


2019 June

Our June luncheon meeting was “Bring a Friend Day.”  The guest speaker was Phillip Johnson, Landscape Gardener and winner at the Chelsea Flower Show plus Phillip was also nominated as “Best in Show.”  His PowerPoint presentation included magnificent gardens that he has created and photos of the winning garden at the Chelsea Flower Show. 

2019 May

At our May luncheon meeting the guest speaker was James Nicolas who spoke about the Fairyland Cottage in Malmsbury Street, Kew.

A group of members travelled to Docklands to be in the audience of “Millionaire Hot-Seat” at Channel 9 for the recording of 3 sessions.

Easter in 2019

The guest speaker was Lyn Woods from Radio Eastern FM.  The topic was “Community Radio in the East.”

We visited the Carmelite Monastery in Kew, enjoyed morning tea, a stroll through the garden, a descriptive talk in the chapel and purchased Monastique cosmetics made by the sisters of charity.


2019 March

Beverley Moss attended our meeting and the topic was “Come Fly With Me.”  Bev delighted us with stories of her career as an airline hostess for Ansett Airways.

We visited the Gulf Station at Yarra Glen and enjoyed a tour of the House and Garden followed by lunch at a Yarra Glen café.


2019 February

We had a speaker from the Manningham Club who spoke of his overseas work experiences, travels plus many amusing and interesting stories.

A traditional morning tea at the Stonehouse Café Warrandyte.

A group of members enjoyed visiting the “Melbourne Star” Observation Wheel and lunch at Cargo Restaurant, Docklands.



National and Regional News


Doncaster VIEW Club

2018 VA Gala

The 2018 VA Gala was held on Thursday 21st June at Karralyka Centre Ringwood Vic. 160 VIEW members, VIEW dignitaries and visitors enjoyed a fantastic day which had the theme "If you are happy and you know it"! Everyone wore their happy colours to brighten the shortest day of the year.

Doncaster VIEW Club

People's Choice Credit Union Lottery

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Doncaster VIEW Club

2018 International Women's Day

188 people attended at Kooyong Tennis Centre including ladies from all over Victoria and interstate. The guest speaker was Catherine Carrigan - Australian army reserve (Colonel) who provided an insight into how far women have come in being recognised as equal, especially in the armed forces.


Events Calendar

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