Community Groups & Sporting Clubs
Atherton Tableland Hockey Association
Atherton Tablelands Hockey Association (ATHA) has been a family focused club, promoting hockey in the Atherton Tableland community for over 80 years. ATHA players have represented the Atherton Tablelands throughout Queensland and Australia. We are proud of what ATHA has achieved and aim to continue this amazing legacy. Family focused games are played each Saturday at Loder Park, located on Grau Street in Atherton.
U3A Atherton Tablelands
The Atherton Tablelands branch of the international U3A (University of the Third Age) organisation was founded in March 2011. U3A is for people who have completed their working lives and wish to continue to learn and broaden their horizons. Our main centre is in the Glyn Davies Room (room 22) at the Atherton Community Centre, 42 Mabel Street, Atherton.
Atherton Bowls Club
Atherton Bowls Club is a friendly, all-inclusive bowls facility for all ages. We have a modern covered green, licensed bar, air-conditioned clubhouse, club bowls to use, and wheelchair access to all amenities.
Yungaburra Bowls Club
Yungaburra Bowls Club is a friendly, inclusive lawn bowls facility in the heart of this picturesque town. We have a modern Green, club bowls to borrow and wheelchair access to toilets and clubhouse. Our bar is well-stocked and you will find a club full of enthusiastic, supportive members. All games offer an afternoon tea and we participate in most of the bowls competitions around our local Far North Queensland area. We also have club competitions each year, including Singles, Pairs, Triples and Fours for both Men and Women. Our social games are enjoyable and designed to be fun rather than too competitive.
Atherton Cricket Club
Atherton Cricket Club caters for all ages and abilities, from 5-year-olds trying our sport out for the first time through to veterans keen to get back into it. Girls, boys, blokes and ladies are all welcome!
Tablelands Folk Festival
A folk festival gives participants and attendees an opportunity to express their differences and celebrate their unity with the Tablelands Folk Festival promise of magic-through-music being delivered year after year. This festival is now a part of the DNA of this wonderful township of Yungaburra (Janggaburru) and reinforces its rich cultural traditions as well as new and innovative music and art. Volunteers are integral to the success of the event!