Our Community Groups

Our regional community is committed to arts and cultural activities with hundreds of volunteers and many active community organisations contributing to our creative economy and lifestyle.

If you have a community group you would like to add or update to this list, please email us with your details.

Community Arts and Theatre Groups

Hervey Bay RSL Pipe Band

Established in 1999 through the efforts of the Hervey Bay RSL Sub Branch and a group of dedicated residents, the Hervey Bay RSL Pipe Band wears the Black Stewart Tartan and draws its members from Hervey Bay, Maryborough and surrounding districts. All welcome who would like to play.

Hervey Bay Dance Club Inc.

Hervey Bay Dance Club offer seqence dancing and dance classes, they have functioned since the 1980's with the promotion of social sequence dancing. For venues please phone or checkout  the website.

Hervey Bay Gem & Mineral Club

Address: Hillyard Lane (access from Zephyr Street) Hervey Bay QLD 4655 Phone: 0411 580 465 Website: Email: [email protected]

Maryborough Gem & Mineral Society Inc.

Maryborough Gem & Mineral Society Inc. meets on Tuesday morning and Wednesday evenings using faceting & grinding equipment to transform stones into polished works of Art & silver work, all welcome.

Hervey Bay Square Dance Club Inc.

Hervey Bay Square Dance Club Inc. celebrated its 25th Anniversary in 2014. It was officially incorporated in 1989. Square dancing for fun, fittness and friendship.   CDs/tapes/callers. Monday:  7 - 9.30 pm - PLUS;   Wednesday:  7 - 10 pm - Mainstream & Beginners; Saturday 9.30am - 11.30am - Learners;     11.30am - 12.30pm Round Dancing.

Hervey Bay Quilters Association Inc.

Hervey bay Quilters meet at St John Paul Centre, Hillyard St, Pialba 9am - 3pm each Thursday. Members work on their own projects and assist with community quilts.

Hervey Bay Woodcrafts Club Inc.

Hervey bay Woodcrafts Club members have a common interest in all forms of woodworking and pyrography (paperwork) and Scrollsaw. Meets: Mon 9am - 12, Wed 9am - 12 noon Fri 9am - 12pm; everyone welcome.

Maryborough Woodturners & Woodcrafts Club Inc.

Maryborough Woodturners & Woodcrafts Club Inc. promote and foster, practise and present the art of woodturning and kindred crafts. General meeting - last Thursday of month 7.30pm. Workshop - second Thursday of month 7.00pm.

Maryborough Art Society Inc.

The Maryborough Art Society provides a venue for local and regional artists to showcase their work. Art exhibitions ensure the local district can continue to enjoy the arts. Entry is free and wheelchair friendly. Artworks are for sale. .

Maryborough Artisans

Maryborough Artisans present the annual Maryborough Heritage Craftfest at the City Hall each November.