Our Stories

In this space we feature some individual Lions stories that inspire and personify what it means to be a Lion.

If you know of a Lion whose enthusiasm, ingenuity and resourcefulness has made a difference, please contact magazine@lions.org.au to share their story.

Free Trade Day

Hundreds of tradies give up their time to help people in need

Hundreds of tradies donated a day of their time on the 26th of…
Diabetes care packs for Ukraine

Local Lions volunteers supporting Diabetic Ukrainian refugees

Diabetes is a key global focus for Lions Clubs and volunteers…

Wheelers Hill Lions Club’s Novel Idea

BY EMILY WILLIAMS With the exception of 2020, Wheelers Hill…

Valentine Lions Club Wins Top Club Service Project Award

BY EMILY WILLIAMS The Lions Club of Valentine refer to themselves…

Belmont Lions Club Support Local Homeless Community

BY EMILY WILLIAMS Many of us take basic hygiene for granted.…
Haymes Paint Donate to ALF

Haymes Paint stores and Lions Clubs host BBQ’s with a difference

Lions has a longstanding reputation for hosting some of the country’s…

Wangi Lions Club’s Festival Celebrates its 45th Year

BY EMILY WILLIAMS In the first weekend of June, Wangi Lions…

A trip down Lions Road

BY EMILY WILLIAMS When setting off on a recent camping trip,…
Narooma Lions New BBQ Trailer

Narooma Lions upgrade BBQ trailer to assist in disaster relief

It was a great day for the Narooma & District Lions Club…
Kingborough (Tas) ALCCRF Presentation

Kingborough Lions Make Significant Donation to Childhood Cancer Research

The Lions Club of Kingborough presented $86,500 to the Australian…

Heartbreak behind Lions mission of mercy

He might be a reluctant hero but Need for Feed founder Graham…

Lions volunteers plant 75 gardens for 75 years

The environment is a key focus for Lions and now there are community…
Lions Medical Research Scholarship Recipient

Her Excellency Congratulates Lions Medical Research Foundation Scholarship Recipient

Lions Medical Research Foundation Scholarships have been offered…

A special dog to assist Australians with Diabetes

The countdown is on for World Diabetes Day on Monday the 14th…

Q2’s Marathon Eye Screening Trip

BY EMILY WILLIAMS One in every five Australian children have…
Lions Bushfire Relief in Kiah

When the smoke clears, Lions are still there

Whilst the spotlight is no longer focused on the horrific Black…
Lismore Lions Club Flood Appeal

Lions volunteers across Australia are mobilising for flood relief

When disaster strikes Lions roll up their sleeves and take action…

Lion Karen Feeds the Multitude

When Covid-19 first started spreading in Australia, Western Australian…
Preschool donates to ALF

Preschool donates $10,000 to ALF National Flood Appeal

The community is rallying behind the Australian Lions Foundation…
Sandy Scheltema

Photographer Showcases the Community Spirit of Storm-Ravaged Trentham

BY EMILY WILLIAMS Partially Funded by the Lions Club of Trentham When…

Diversity, Inclusion & Lions Clubs

Does your Lions club pass the diversity/inclusion test? Tony…
WA Lions Celebrate 60 Years at Parliament House

WA Lions Celebrate 60 Years at Parliament House

Lions volunteers across Western Australia celebrated the 60th…
Read for Ukraine - Glenside Lions Club Bookmart

Read for Ukraine – Lions support Ukrainian Refugees

In times of crisis Lions Clubs do what they can to make a difference…

International Peace Poster Contest Winner Presented with Award

The Booragoon Lions Club have presented National Lions Peace…

Lions Club of Gawler lighting the way for the 75th Anniversary!

Congratulations Lions Club of Gawler Inc with SA Infrastructure…

75th Anniversary – Snapshots from our founding years.

With our milestone birthday in just three months, Tony Fawcett…

Lions Club of Quilters Victoria stitches the world together

BY EMILY WILLIAMS The Lions Club of Quilters Victoria in District…

Life after Leos

As a year year 12 student, Townsville’s Hannah Bellwood took…

Rosewood Lions Club Give Back to the Elderly

BY EMILY WILLIAMS Rosewood Lions Club have worked with Cabanda…

‘Made with Love’ by Tamborine Mountain Lions

BY EMILY WILLIAMS For 10 years, Tamborine Mountain Lions Club…

Lions’ Second-hand Furniture Store Reopens in Clare

The Clare District Lions Club are celebrating the reopening of…

Tewantin Noosa Lions Club Celebrates Milestone By Helping Those In Need

BY EMILY WILLIAMS To celebrate Tewantin Noosa Lions Club’s…

Yarrawonga Lions sew over 40,000 turbans for cancer patients

The Yarrawonga Lions Club in Victoria meet every Tuesday to sew,…

Disaster Relief Australia Launch New Initiative

BY EMILY WILLIAMS When Covid-19 arrived on Australia’s doorstep…
Fortuna Foundation

Lions Club of Whitford Donates to Mobile Laundry Van

BY EMILY WILLIAMS For many Australians, clean clothes are…
Skin Cancer Van at Bunnings, South Vermont

Lions Mobile Skin Cancer Van Stops in at Vermont South Bunnings

The Lions V Districts Cancer Foundation makes a real and lasting…
Diabetes Care Packs for Ukraine

Lions send Care Packs to Ukrainian Refugees with Diabetes

To date, the Lions Australia Diabetes Foundation has donated…

MD201’s Kindness Matters Service Award winner announced

BY EMILY WILLIAMS Marion City Lions Club from District C2…

Lions are there every step of the way in Flood Recovery

Lions Australia is celebrating our 75th Anniversary in September…

Gilbert Valley Lions Club Supports Local School

BY EMILY WILLIAMS After three years of hard work, 20 refurbished…
Lions Skin Check and Awareness Van

Lions Free Skin Checks Make a Difference

The Lions V Districts Cancer Foundation mobile skin check van…
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Disaster Relief Australia wins Australian Charity Award

Disaster Relief Australia, whom we support through the Lions…

The Lions Christmas Cake Song by The Howie Brothers

  "THE LIONS CHRISTMAS CAKE" - Words & Music:…
Torquay Lions 'Better Together'

Torquay Lions are ‘Better Together’

Following his installation as the new President of Torquay Lions…
Lynsey McLeod

How Lions Uses Music To Aid The Young

Music can soothe a troubled mind. Tony Fawcett meets the mastermind…

Donvale Lions Club Supports Local School Students

BY EMILY WILLIAMS For many families in Australia, sending…
Deborah Hutton Lions Ambassador for Skin Cancer Screening

Lions appoints Deborah Hutton as Ambassador for Skin Cancer Screening Program

Lions Australia have appointed Deborah Hutton as their first…

The Countdown is on – Lions Mini-Convention starts soon!

Hundreds of Lions volunteers and community leaders are travelling…

Lions and Disaster Relief Australia Unite for Flood Recovery Effort

The devastating floods that hit Queensland and NSW in March this…

Lions Healthcare Heroes

For the past two years, our nurses and frontline healthcare workers…
Lions volunteers give the gift of education to young non-verbal autistic boy

Lions volunteers give the gift of education to young non-verbal autistic boy

As the saying goes, it takes a village to raise a child and this…
Lismore Lions Club Flood Relief

A message of hope for Northern NSW as it sees more rain

As Northern NSW braced for even more rain this week, the resilience…

A piece of cake…

With a new baker, the traditional Lions Christmas Cake is currently…
Gympie South Lions help flood victim

Gympie South Lions to the rescue for flood victim facing $7k fine

The Gympie South Lions Club have come to the rescue of a…

Lions volunteers mobilise to support flood affected communities

Australia has experienced major flooding for the fifth time in…
Gubbi Gubbi Land

Lions Restore Indigenous Cultural Site

It was National Aboriginal and Islander Observance Day Committee…

Lions Hit the Catwalk for a Good Cause

BY EMILY WILLIAMS Members of Adamstown Lions Club have scrubbed…
Lion Maria Turns 101

A Life Well Lived for 101 Year Old Lion Maria

It was a feeling of pride when Lion Maria van den Boogaard was…