Apart from weekly meetings each branch holds a variety of functions each year and

      members are encouraged to participate. These can include guest speaker events,

      local achiever recognition awards, seasonal lunches, etc.


Achiever of the Year Award                     

    This is held every year in March or April at various venues throughout Brisbane. 

    Each club has to nominate their top loser for the competitions, which include:  

  • Achiever of the Year [most weight lost from 1st January to 31st December]
  • Family Award [two family members with a minimum weight loss of 5kg each]
  • Senior Award [for members over the age of 60 years]
  • Graduate Award [for members who maintain their goal weight]
  • Post Graduate Award [for members who maintain their goal weight]
  • Peter Rhodes Award [most weight lost from the 1st of July to 30th June]
  • Country Award [most weight lost from a member of a club 50kms and over from C.B.D.]
  • State Presidents Award [members nominated for their dedication to their club] 
  • Mini Achiever Award [for members who have joined with less than 10kg to lose]  


Achievers of the Year Winners 2017

Achiever of the Year 2017 - Right to Left

4th Helen Cronin 23.3kg – Redcliffe, 3rd Sylvia Rowe 23.8kg – Mt Gravatt Day

2nd Peter Ladhams 37.3kg – Millmerran, 1st Judy Thomas 49.1kg – Ipswich Eve

Peter Rhodes Award – Right to Left 

1st Louise Willmer 34.6kg - Caboolture Day, 2nd Judy Thomas 32.7kg - Ipswich Eve,

3rd Peter Ladhams 27.2kg -Millmerran & 4th Lou-Ann Laws 17.7kg - Eagleby

Family Award 1st & 2nd 

1st Sharyn & Helen Cronin – 46.3kg - Redcliffe

2nd Wendy Anderson & Bev Pryde – 17.8kg – Ipswich Eve

Senior Award – Right to Left

1st Sylvia Rowe 23.8kg – Mt Gravatt Day, 2nd Helen Cronin 23.3kg – Redcliffe, 

4th Ann Haines 16.1kg – Eagleby & 3rd Pat Taylor 16.9kg - Eagleby


State Presidents Award                                Post Graduate Hall of Fame –

Brenda Noonan - Redclife                           Helen Porfke & Denise Venzke – Boonah,

                                                                             & Val Neuendorff – Ipswich Eve

Graduate Award – Right to Left

1st Steven Goulding – Millmerran, 2nd Kay Killeen – Woodridge,

3rd Margaret Goulding – Millmerran & 4th Paula Egan - Redcliffe

Post Graduate Award – Right to Left

1st Kerry Rowe – Boonah, 2nd Lynn Morley – Redcliffe,

3rd Jan Baulch – Boonah &  4th Hilda McMormick - Springwood  


Country Award                                            Mini Achiever Award

Peter Ladhams -37.3kg - Millmerran                   4th Marlene Killeen 0.8kg – Redcliffe  



































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