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Community, Interest Groups & Services

This page contains information about a range of not-for-profit community groups and other Community Services.

Clubs & Associations | Community Facilities | Interest Groups | Educational Facilities

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Mapleton Bowls Cllub
Mapleton Bowls Club

Blackall Range Zonta Club

Zonta International is a leading global organisation of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.


Blackall Range Woodcrafters Guild

Fosters and promotes an active interest in all matters relating to the history, development and artistic expertise of working in wood with interested citizens on the Blackall Range.

0409 050 418
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Kureelpa and Dulong Community Hall

Gathering space for community, to socialise and be healthy: Bridge, Pilates, Yoga, Gospel Fellowship, Spinning and Weaving, NHW Meeting, Choir, Aikido, Sewing

0434 117 249
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Blackall Range Lions Club

The Blackall Range Lions Club is a new community service organisation serving the communities of Montville, Flaxton, and Mapleton..

Sec.  0409 028 579

Mapleton and District Community Association (MADCA)

The Mapleton and District Community Association (MADCA) is comprised of local volunteer residents and others who have an interest in preserving the amenity and heritage of Mapleton and the surrounding district as well as promoting the area.


Mapleton Bowls Club

Barefoot Bowls is played on Friday afternoons from 3pm. The club is a great place to meet up with friends. Dinner nights are held every alternate Friday. ‘Sunday Sessions’ are Sundays from 2.30pm.

07 5445 7479
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Mapleton Hall and Sportsground 

Mapleton Hall and Sportsground conducts many community events.

07 5445 7253
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Mapleton Community Library

Mapleton community library is owned by the community and operated by volunteers providing community events and services.

The Community Library also hosts the Pop Up News newsletter.

Click for the Pop Up News newsletter

07 5445 7011
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Mapleton Contract Bridge Club 

Is a friendly community bridge club. We welcome players of all experience levels to our Friday morning bridge sessions.


Mapleton Men’s Shed 

The Mapleton Men’s Shed is a community organisation focused on enhancing the physical and mental well-being of its members through the provision of a suitable site with the necessary facilities and tools which enable members to socialise and engage in meaningful and productive activities.


Mapleton Rural Fire Brigade

Mapleton Rural Fire Brigade is a volunteer organisation serving the Mapleton community since 1965..

07 5445 7222
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Mapleton sub-branch RSL

Formed in 1956, the Mapleton sub-branch RSL provides a venue for communication and support for the members of the services. Meetings are held at 0900hrs on the 2nd Thursday of each month at Lil Bowman Cottage, 31 Obi Obi Road, Mapleton.

07 5458 8303

Range Community Gym & Fitness Centre

Unlike city gyms, the Range Community Gym and Fitness Centre at Mapleton has a different philosophy. We embrace more than just fitness.


Additionally, there are other interest groups which meet at various locations around the village.

Blackall Range Visual Artists (BRVA)

Meets at the Mapleton Bowls Club on a Thursday morning.

0403 541 257
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Darts Group

Meets at the Mapleton Bowls Club on Wed and Friday afternoons. Contact the Bowls Club for more information.

07 5445 7479 

Mah-jong Players

Meets at the Mapleton Bowls Club each Wednesday afternoon between 12:15 and 16:30.

07 5476 6982

Mapleton Craft Group

A wide range of crafts are undertaken by the Mapleton Craft group which meets each Wednesday morning (9:00–12:00) at the Mapleton Bowls Club.
Happy interested residents drop in on the day. 

Quilters Group

A quilters group meet at the Mapleton Bowls Club each Monday morning. For further information contact the Mapleton Bowls Club.

Probus Club of North Blackall Range

Probus Club of North Blackall Range meets at the Mapleton Bowls Club.
Contact phone below.

07 5445 7479 

Mapleton Art Group

Meets at the Mapleton Community Library.
07 5445 7011

Bush and Beach Walking Group

Meets at the Mapleton Tavern at 07:00 every Tuesday morning. 

The Mapleton Movers Heart Foundation Walking Group 

Meets at the Mapleton Lilyponds Car Park – Delicia Rd. Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoon. Hotter months 5pm-6pm, cooler months 4pm -5pm.
0408 756 353

Wildlife Volunteers Association

The WILVOS volunteers provide rescue, rehabilitation and release services to injured, orphaned and distressed native animals.

Emergency Hotline: 07 5441 6200.
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Mapleton Country Markets

The markets are held on the 4th Saturday of each month at the Mapleton State School, Mapleton.

Neighbourhood Watch

Meets at Kureelpa Hall.
0422 576 389

Sunshine Chimes Group

The hand chimes group meets weekly at the Mapleton Hall to share music and companionship.  Visitors welcome.

Mapleton has a comprehensive range of educational facilities catering for children of kindergarten age to the end of primary school.

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Range Community Kindergarten

Offers kindergarten program for children aged between three to five years. 

Mapleton State School

Mapleton State School is a beautiful country school nestled on the Sunshine Coast hinterland. The students at our school are fortunate to enjoy spacious grounds full of picturesque gardens and bushland. 

Blackall Range Independent School

Building resilient, innovative, self-motivated learners! Offering learning from Prep to Year 12.


Queensland Conference and Camping Centres, provide high-quality accommodation, catering, and outdoor education activities to school camps, church and community groups and large conferences.

Tribal Link

Is associated with QCCC and offers a wide range of programs explaining our indigenous heritage. Triballink Activity Centre is an educational precinct set aside for experiential Outdoor Education focused on the cross-curriculum priorities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and environmental sustainability.

Sunshine Coast U3A

U3A courses and classes are designed specifically to meet the needs of people in their Third Age, which is the life period of active retirement.

A list of other useful community services.

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Waste and Recycling

The council provides a comprehensive waste collection, disposal, recycling and advisory service for residential, commercial and industrial customers.

Pop Up Community News letter

A weekly news letter called Pop Up Community News is available from the Community Library website.

Click or Tap for the Pop Up Community News

JP Services

Contacts for Justices of the Peace and Commissioners of Declaration are available online. Please visit the website below.

JPs are frequently located at Post Offices. A JP is available at the Nambour Courthouse 9-3:30 M-F, Shopping Centres and the Nambour Library Mon 9-12:30. Contact the Mapleton Library for JP service Monday mornings. There is also an on-line JP for vulnerable people .