District 201Q3 Queensland Australia


In the Press:

20140702 Lions Mountain View Challenge - Hinterland Times

20140403 Lions Thriving - The Range News

27/02/2014 Hatley talks her way into the next round of Lions YOTY - The Range News

05/02/2014 At the gate of the Aussie Sports and Recreational Expo - The Hinterland Times

Club news

  • Welcome to Maleny and District Dinner - Held yearly in September

    The Maleny Blackall Range Lions Club hosted their 14th annual Welcome Dinner at the Maleny Showgrounds on Wednesday the 18th September, 2019.

    Due to the COVID-19, this event is suspended until further notice. We suspect it will be cancelled in 2020, so look out for this event again next year...

    This annual event is staged to welcome all newcomers to the Maleny and surrounding communities. Newcomers are given an information pack and will have the opportunity to meet other new-comers & locals, local business owners, members of community organisations, local residents, as well as our major sponsors; the Maleny IGA and Sunshine Coast Council

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  • Maleny RunFest - Usually held on the 2nd Sunday in October

    We thank all who participated in our 2018 Lions Maleny RunFest (formaly known as the Mountain View Challenge). Incorporating a 21.1 km run, a 10,000 m run, 5,000m run and the 3,000 m Schools Challenge & Family Fun Run/Walk. All proceeds to Lions Childhood Cancer Research and other local community projects.
    Due to COVID-19, this event may be suspended in 2020. If so, look out for this event again next year...

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  • Lions Youth of the Year

    There are two major prizes. The Roger Jackson Youth Achievement Award Bursary for the Overall winner and the Roger Jackson Youth Achievement - Public Speaking Bursary.
    For more information on how to enter the 2020 competition please contact Helen Johnston 5499 9000 or 0400 399 973

    Entrants guide "Youth of the Year Information V4" below

    Attachment: Youth of the Year Information V4.pdf

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    Three years running - District 201Q3 Club of the Year

    Maleny Blackall Range Lions Club was awarded Club of the year 2014-2017 three years in a row!

  • Club Meetings

    Business Meetings - 5:30 for 6.30pm on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Uniting Church, 1284-1290 Landsborough Maleny Rd, Maleny
    Dinner Meetings - 6.30 for 7:00pm on the 4th Tuesday of each month at The Orangery, Cairncross Corner, Maleny.

  • Bike Swap Meet BBQ - Held in March each year

    The BBQ is a highly successful event and has been held over the last several years. It requires many volunteers and Lions appreciates the input of so many members who make this a wonderful service to the community.

    Due to COVID-19, the Bike Swap was cancelled, however, the committee looks forward to another great event in 2021.

    Look out for this event again next year...

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  • Wood Expo Hot Food & Drinks - Held in May each year

    Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Wood Expo was cancelled.
    The event is held at the Maleny Show-grounds. We thank all our Lions volunteers who make this event both enjoyable and successful.

    Look out for this event again next year...

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District news

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    Toowoomba’s Christmas Wonderland lights up Toowoomba

    Xmas Lights displays in CBD & regional towns from Sat 5th Dec.

    Lions Club of Toowoomba West supports Toowoomba Christmas Lights.

    QR code donation spots will be set up at various lights displays. This will give people the opportunity to donate to the event’s beneficiaries - Toowoomba Hospital Foundation, Toowoomba Hospice and Lifeline Darling Downs and South West.

    download the map and to see a full list of light locations or to donate online-

    More information on Lions Club of Toowoomba West (LCTW) -

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    Youth of The Year .. yes..we're back in action

    While Roley McAtee is currently convalescing, Narelle Gluer is getting ready for our 2021 activities.

    To get Clubs started early, please visit our District Q 3 YOTY website for more information and resources.

    If you have any questions, please contact

    Narelle -

    Rob Craig -

    - posted 19/10/2020

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    Lions Xmas cakes & puddings - ready for sale

    Lions Christmas Cakes and Puddings have been an important fundraising project of Lions Clubs in Australia since 1967. 100% of the funds raised are donated back to our projects. These funds go towards benefiting the local community, perhaps nationally or internationally.

    We guaranteed a quality product that is produced right here in Kedron, Brisbane Australia. People have been know to add extra ingredients, then seal in a container a few months out from Christmas.Our products have a long shelf life and is also suitable for freezing then reheating.

    Our cakes & puddings make a valued corporate gift for your customers & staff, a present or treat for elderly relatives or your friends. Thinking again, perhaps a treat for everyone. Its a ready to go dessert or afternoon tea treat during the holidays or at the office.

    Recommended retail prices in 2020:

    Christmas cake 1.5kg @ $17.00 (box of 10)

    Christmas cake 1kg @ $13.00 (box of 12)

    Christmas pudding 900gm @ $13.00 (box of 12)

    Mini cake 80gm @ $2.00 (box of 45)

    To buy your Lions Christmas cakes and puddings -
    contact your nearest Lions Club -
    - or contact our District Coordinator Kaye Smith 0477 212 242

    More information visit -
    * sales tips & potential customer queries
    * Cake Marketing manual 2020

    - posted 27 Aug 2020

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  • Our District Q 3 Convention - Eatons Hill Brisbane

    Friday 1 - Sunday 3 October 2021

    More information to come in the next couple of months.
    Look for advert posted on our Q 3 Facebook-

    -posted 3 Oct 2020

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National news

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    LCIF Fundraiser - Australia's Campaign 100 Chairperson for LCIF, PCC Lou Onley, invites you to Follow Your Rainbow...

    While practicing safe social distancing over the past few months, Lou let his usual neat number two hair style grow wild. In true Lions fashion, there's a greater good at play.

    Before Lou cuts his hair, he wants you or your club to do two things:

    1. Donate to LCIF by 26 July 2020. How to donate - follow the link below to find out how to donate.

    2. Once you have donated, follow the second link to register your donation and vote for the colour you'd like to see on Lou's hair.

    The colour that receives the most votes will win and Lou has agreed to wear it for the month of August! Join the challenge and support Lions Clubs International Foundation.

    Attachment: LCIFLou "Register your donation and colour"

    More details: "How to donate"

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    Oz-Clubhouse Clean up needs YOU!

    Thanks for using Oz-Clubhouse but our server is groaning under the weight.

    We'd like your support in deleting old files, including documents,images and videos. Please have a look around your site for very old materials that can now be deleted!

    Executive Officer

    Rob Oerlemans

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    Beware e-mail scams targetting Lions

    Lions should be aware of common e-mail and social media scams targeting club members. Sadly, some of our members have been targeted with these scams.

    For more information follow this link.

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    Lions Hearing Dogs on WinTV!

    Head on over to the Lions Australia Facebook page to check out this nice story on WinTV Canberra about our Hearing Dogs


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    Our new TV advertisment launched #morethansausages

    It's here! We are very proud to announce the new Lions Australia television campaign - #MoreThanSausages.

    It showcases the breadth of work Lions do in our communities, helping real people through disaster relief and recovery, medical research, youth programs and more. Lions Serve - more than sausages!

    Follow the link to see our video and find out more!

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    Attention All Lions OZ Clubhouse Webmasters

    The "Text Instructions" for webmasters of Lions OZ Clubhouse websites have been updated as at 29th December and can be found by clicking on the attachment below or by clicking on the website link.

    Your MD201, OZ Clubhouse Webmaster, Lion Graham, recommends that all club webmasters review the revised instructions.

    If you have any queries, Graham can be contacted by email which you will find in the website link below.

    Attachment: Oz-Clubhouse-Instructions-Revised-29th-December-2015.pdf

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