Community Groups & Sporting Clubs

Atherton Pistol Club

Atherton Pistol Club is an affiliate of the Sporting Shooters Association of Australia (Queensland).
We host a wide range of rimfire, centrefire and air pistol matches, as well as rimfire rifle matches.
Pistol shooting is a rare sport where people of any age from 11 up and of any physical ability level can compete as equals.

1359 Tinaroo Falls Dam Road
Tinaroo

National Serviceman’s Association – Tableland Branch

OBJECTS OF THE NATIONAL SERVICEMEN’S ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA (QLD) INC.

The objects for which the association is established are –
(1) To improve the general welfare of all National Servicemen through charitable, community, recreational, educational and patriotic activities.
(2) To promote fellowship and camaraderie between Members.
(3) To educate the general community about the aims and activities of the association and to otherwise promote the good name and objects of the association.
(4) To promote within the general community knowledge of the defence, security sensitivity, independence, freedom, military history and general welfare of Australia and its citizens.
(5) To recognise and value the service National Servicemen have given to Australia through the establishment of memorials in local community and the conduct of annual services to commemorate the service.

PO Box 1622
ATHERTON QLD 4883

Inner Wheel Club of FNQ Tabelalnds

The Inner Wheel Club of FNQ Tablelands is a not-for-profit organisation.
This amazing group of women meet once a month on the second Tuesday of the month at the Atherton International Club at 11.30am.

Queensland Country Women’s Association Ravenshoe Branch

QCWA provides a space for Queensland women to connect, collaborate & create an impact in communities.

15 Herbert Street
Ravenshoe

Atherton Men’s Shed Inc.

Atherton Men’ Shed

1 Railway Lane
Atherton 4883

Yungaburra Landcare Group Inc

Yungaburra Landcare Group Inc is involved with maintenance of the walking tracks and plantings at Peterson Creek in Yungaburra. This area has become very popular with visitors and locals hoping to see a platypus in the creek. The landcare group meets on Friday mornings (8 am) at Allumbah Pocket at the bottom of Penda Street in Yungaburra.

Rotary Club Of Atherton

The Rotary Club of Atherton has been a community service club in the Tablelands since 1947.

We partner with the Rotary Club of Mareeba in organising and staging the Award winning biannual Rotary FNQ Field Days.

The Rocky Creek Igloo WWII Heritage Venue was restored by the Atherton Rotary Club and is managed and run by Atherton Rotary Club and the hall is available for hire as a wedding venue and formal functions.

The club is an active not-for-profit raising funds, supporting and donating monies to local charities, individuals and various groups.

Meetings held are held the second and fourth Tuesdays, 6.00pm, at the Atherton International Club. All Welcome.

For membership enquiries phone 0417 626 971.

Tableland Bridge Club

Tableland bridge Club promotes the stimulating mind game of contract bridge. We have 2 playing sessions a week, and also provide lessons and supervised play for beginners and less experienced players.

PO Box 617
Atherton Qld 4883

U3A Atherton Tablelands

Welcome to the University of the Third Age (U3A) on the beautiful Atherton Tablelands!

So what is the Third Age?
Life can be divided up into roughly four stages, the first three of approximately 20 – 25 years each. The First Age is a time of growth and development under the guidance of our family and community. Education is mostly formalised as we learn and practice the life skills required in adulthood. The Second Age is the age of achievement, when we strive to establish careers, family and community. We earn our place in society and achieve status and security. Next is the Third Age, the age of fulfilment. We can look back and reflect on what is really important to us and what we may have neglected in those busy years. This age provides the opportunities to reach our full potential by completing any missing bits in our hearts, minds, bodies and spirits.

The U3A organisation is truly International, having been founded in France 50 years ago. Each U3A in Australia is locally autonomous with its own management committee of volunteers drawn from the membership. U3A groups are linked and supported by state networks.

Is it really a University?
Well it is, if you think of a university in the medieval sense as “a community of teachers and learners, a place where information is exchanged”. We do, as it turns out, have links with James Cook University and our members are welcome to attend some of its courses. However, the good news is there are no entry requirements for U3A, no exams, no degrees or awards granted, and very low fees or none at all!

PO Box 928
Atherton 4883

Alliance Française d’Atherton

Local organisation for french language and cultural experiences.

Old School Rooms
Mabel Street
Atherton
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