Welcome to PAQ

The Probus Association of Queensland (PAQ) is an association of affiliated Probus Clubs from the Northern Rivers area of NSW and all of Queensland.
Membership is open to any Probus Club within Rotary Districts 9550, 9570, 9600, 9630 and 9640.

The members are the affiliated Probus Clubs.

Membership application forms are available for downloading here.

A joining fee $10 is payable upon application plus an annual subscripition of $25 per annum.

Click here for PAQ Directory Update forms for Existing Clubs and here for new Clubs

The Association was incorporated on 25th November 1994

For enquiries, use Contact Us or telephone 1300 856 859

PAQ Postal Address: PO Box 1425 Carindale Qld 4152 Australia


 

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL CLUBS!

 

*** CHANGES TO THE DELIVERY OF THE QUEENSLAND PROBIAN ***

 

In view of the forthcoming increase in the postal charges, it has been determined that a more economically viable way of forwarding the Queensland Probian to clubs will be by courier service. This means that the magazines will get to you more quickly and that it will be delivered to a home address rather than to a post office.

 

We would like to get this new delivery method operating in time for the delivery of the August issue of the magazine.

 

However to do so, we will require your co-operation and ask that you advise us as soon as possible, and definitely no later than 30th June, a home address to which the magazines will be directed. Failure to provide an address may result in the magazines not being delivered to your club. We thank you in anticipation of your co-operation in this matter.

 

Please send the address change by email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If emailing is not possible, send the change of delivery address by post to:

PAQ, PO Box 1425 Carindale Qld 4152 or phone at 3397 9661.

 

There will be no change in the addresses you have provided already on the data form for the delivery of other mail.

 

Regards

Judy Brockett

PAQ Secretary

 


 

 COMING EVENTS - for details refer to the PAQ Activities Calendar

The 2015/16 PAQ Activities Calendar is available on the PAQ Activities Calendar webpage of this website. A Regional Activities Calendar is also included

 

  • General (Delegates') Meeting: 10.00 am 10th July 2015 at Belmont Services Bowls Club, 50 Thorne Street, Carina.
  • PAQ Tours for 2015: In November - a 14-day Grand Splendours Tour of Tasmania - Itinerary and Bookings Fun over Fifty 1300 554 505. Information on the PAQ Activities Calendar Site
  • PAQ Choristers Group: The group meet regularly on the 2nd and 4th Monday each month at St Andrews, corner Ann & Creek Streets opposite Central Railway Station at 10:15am -12:15pm Further details on the Choristers activities are contained in the PAQ Choir webpage of this site. New members are welcome - please contact  Ellenore Lynam – Ph 3353 0969
  • Are you a "Grey Nomad"?  Probian Colin McFarlane has written a great book titled "Travelling Australia by Road". See also Guest Speakers in the Members area for contact details for Colin.
  • National Relay Service: The NRS is an Australian Government funded service that can assist people with hearing and/or speech impediments use their telephone. Click here for more information.
  • Crown Currency Exchange: Travelling overseas, either individually or as a Probus group? Crown Currency Exchange offer special rates of exchange to Probians. Click here for more details.
  • Home Assist Secure: Home Assist Secure is a government subsidised service that provides eligible clients (seniors ,as well as seniors over sixty receiving a part or government allowance such as the age pension) with direct access to competent handymen and a diverse range of qualified and licensed tradesmen who can complete a large range of in home maintenance jobs and minor repairs. The Home Assist Secure service helps seniors to stay in their homes longer through the provision of these services and is a reliable and affordable alternative for seniors. Home Assist Secure removes the risk seniors face in dealing with shonky individuals purporting to be qualified tradesmen.  Home Assist Secure provide similar services in most locations throughout the State phone 13 74 68 to find the service provider for your area or contact through the website .http://www.communities.qld.gov.au/resources/housing/community-programs/has-contacts.pdf 
  • Free Marquee Hire: Is yourProbus Club organising an outdoor event? Mortgage Choice has a number of marquees 3x3 and 6x3 metres available for Probus Clubs to use free of charge. Contact Alison at Mortgage Choice Ltd by phone on 3456 0100, email:qld.stateoffice@mortgagechoice.com.au or fax on 3831 6753 for detail. Pick up between 9:00am and 12:00 noon of the business day prior to your event and return between 9:00 am and 12:00 noon the following business day. You will need a Ute sized vehicle and two people to move the marquees.
  • St John Ambulance: has recently launched a new product and service aimed at allowing older Queenslanders and people with a disability to live independently in their own homes for longer knowing that help is not too far away if they require it. Click here for more information, here for a Medilink brochure and here for details of their Medi-Alert USB stick.
  • Diabetes & Chronic Disease Management: Kerry Porter from QUT Health Clinics is available as a guest speaker to Probus Clubs in the greater Brisbane area. Click here for details.
  • Bowel Cancer Qld: offers guest speakers to talk to Clubs about early detection screening program. Click here for more details.
  • PAQ Constitution:  Copies of the registered constitution are available on the member login webpages at the PAQ Policies page.