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


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  • PAQ Tours for 2014 Details are currently being finalised for a tour to Cambodia/Vietnam in October/November. Click on the tours to see the latest details
  • PAQ Activities Calendar for 2014-15 The 2014/15 PAQ Activities Calendar is available on the PAQ Activities Calendar webpage of this website. A Regional Activities Calendar is also included.
  • 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 12:15pm -2:15pm 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" or do you just like travelling around this great country of ours in your armchair? Probian Colin McFarlane has written a great book titled "Tavelling Australia by Road" Click here for more information on the book. See also Guest Speakers in the Members area for contact details for Colin.
  • Quick Links to PAQ 2014 Events: 2014 PAQ events such as the PAQ Bowls Day,  PAQ Golf Day, Presidents and Past Presidents Lunch - Northside - Southside, Sunshine Coast Bowls Carnival will be linked here when details are available. Watch this space.
  • 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: The Mt Gravatt Community Centre is looking at ways to engage with active seniors within our expansive service area to promote the benefits that our Home Assist Secure service offers them.Home Assist Secure is a government subsidised service that provides eligible clients (seniors over sixty receiving a part or full 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. In the South Brisbane area contact Ken Wiltshire, Project Officer, Mt Gravatt Community Centre Inc., 1693 Logan Road, Mt Gravatt 4122.Ph 3343 9833 Fax 3420 4366 Website www.mgcci.org.au
    Note: Home Assist Secure provide similar sevices in most locations throughout the State. for contact details refer to: 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.
  • Donatelife Qld - also offer guest speakers to talk about organ and tissue donation. Click here for more.
  • PAQ ConstitutionCopies of the registered constitution are available on the member login webpages at the PAQ policies page.