The role and function of Branches and Convenors is to organise events and activities, with volunteers and Convenors to provide a range of services to facilitate the active participation of older women in the management of their own health and well-being, to promote health equity between all women by targeting vulnerable and disadvantaged women, and to reduce social isolation.

The Convenor, with her team, delegates tasks and is the main link between the Branch, Coordinator and the Management Committee.


  • Organises events with the team
  • Disseminates information on issues of importance identified by members
  • Encourages members to join the team and attend education sessions
  • Provides a quarterly report and calendar of activities for the OWN Qld newsletter; and
  • Is responsible for advertising/promoting meetings and events
Bribie Island

Branch meeting third Thursday each month
10.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon, Bribie Island RSL Club
99 Toorbul Street, Bongaree
Social gathering first Thursday each month
Contact: Betty 0409 470 100


Meets first Wednesday each month
9.00 – 11.30 a.m., Capalaba Uniting Church Hall
Cnr Ney Rd & Zandra St Capalaba.
Social gathering third Wednesday each month
Contact: Naomi 0424 060 603


Meets every second Thursday
9.15 a.m. – 12.00 noon
Gympie & District Indoor Bowls Assoc,
35 Graham St, Gympie
Convenor: Marilyn 0409 256 603


Meets Each Tuesday
9.30 a.m. – 12.00 noon, NEW VENUE – PCYC,
Scriha Street, North Mackay
Contact: Helen 0400 424 649, Ruth 0432 686 970


Meets every Fourth Wednesday of each month
10.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon, NEW VENUE Arana Leagues Club, 247 Dawson Parade, Keperra.
See Activities page for other gatherings.


Meets Third Monday each month 2.00-4.00 p.m.
NEW VENUE  “The Avenue” Retirement Community
32 Baden Powell Street, Maroochydore
Social gathering during month between meetings
Contact:  Lee 0429 831 414

Woody Point

Branch meeting every 2nd Tuesday each month
9.30 – 11.30 a.m. Woody Point Memorial Hall,
Oxley Avenue & Hornibrook Esp, Woody Point
Social gathering fourth Tuesday each month
Contact: Helen 0418 796 365