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Who: Presented by Scenic Rim Regional Council and the Making Good Alliance

supported by WOW (Women of the World) Australia

What:  a two-day event on Tamborine Mountain celebrating and exploring the things that make and shape us as resilient women and girls.

When: Friday 22nd October and Saturday 23 October 2021

Where: Tamborine Mountain Library, the Vonda Youngman Community Centre and the Centre for Regenerative Arts Tamborine Mountain

Why:  celebrating the lives of achievements of women and girls


Resilient Women is proudly presented by Scenic Rim Regional Council and Making Good Alliance with support from WOW (Women of the World) Australia.  

Resilient Women will be a glorious fusion of conversations, creativity, workshops, performances and shopping!  

From Friday night at the Resilient Women Arts Dinner we will dive in to explore what it is to be a resilient women as we talk to Mununjali/Wiradjuri artist Kim Walmsley, Erica Bartle from Outland Denim, Photographer and accidental adventurer Carin Garland and steel sculptor Colleen Lavender with a performance by Queensland Song of the year winner CLEA.

On Saturday the program continues from 9 am to 9 pm with talks, workshops, free activities for the body mind and soul, night markets and a local performance space.

Start the day with meditation empowering women, story time with first Five forever, craft sessions for kids. 

Swing past the library and spend time with Resilient Women who have been there and done that!

A Chillout zone will be created at the Centre for Regenerative Arts to gather and connect throughout the day. Drop by and meet Kim Walmsley and participate in the Corroborate project, grab something yum to eat from the Wise Wild Spice food van during the day, Falafel Falafel and the Cauldron Gin Bar after 4pm when the site lights up for Resilient Women night markets.

Throughout Saturday join us as we ponder what it takes to be a resilient leader, tackle issues of financial security for women at all ages and stages, participate in workshops from learning how to be good bystander to learning about slow fashion. Join in discussions on what the future holds for women and girls and help shape the Queensland Governments Women’s Strategy.

Explore creativity workshops and demonstrations that will have you leaving your mark, weaving random sculptural forms, turning dirt into compost, up-cycling t-shirts, sculpture with clay and steel, singing acapella, Daggy dancing and Expressive Dance. Check out the full program at