BWHA 90th Year AGM Service Awards

On Tuesday 28 November at the 90th AGM of BWHA, a number of our members received Service Awards and the Senior & Junior Volunteer of the Year awards were announced. Congratulations and thank you to these members for their dedication and service to women and girls hockey in Brisbane; your commitment to our Association is appreciated by all:

10 Years Service – Lorraine Carroll

Areas of Service: Junior Committee, Junior Match Secretary, U18 Manager, Saturday Administration Officer

10 Year Service – Kelly Free

Areas of Service: U11 Selector, U13 Coach, U15 Coach, U18 Coach

10 Year Service – Kristin Muir

Areas of Service: Junior Committee, U15s Selector, U18s Selector, Super League/Opens Selector, Coach Southern Skies, U18 Coach, U15 Coach, U13 Coach, Super League Coach

20 Years Service – Petra Faas O’Meara

Areas of Service: Senior Management, Grounds Committee, House Committee, Honorary Secretary, Appeals Committee, Judiciary Committee, Opens Manager, Masters Organising Committee, Masters Fixture & Grading Committee, Umpire Masters

20 Years Service – Kelli Robinson

Areas of Service: Junior Committee, U15s Selector, U18 Selector, Masters Selector, HQ Champs Selector, U18 Coach, U18 Manager, Masters Manager

25 Years Service – Diana Young

Masters Selector, Masters Coach, Junior Fixture & Grading Committee, Turf & Grass Competitions Committee, Turf & Grass Grading Committee, Masters Organising Committee


Senior Turf Match Secretary, controlling the player movements across the 7 senior turf divisions and compiling the PL1 statistics. Member of the Umpire & Technical Committee and a volunteer technical officer on Saturday senior turf fixtures.


U15 Head Manager and Brisbane 4 Team manager in 2023; always willing to assist with representative and development programs.

2024 U7 & U9 Cooridnator Paid Roles

BWHA are taking applications for U7 & U9 Coordinators (2 positions available) for Saturday mornings at Rasey Park (95 Butterfield Street, Herston) from April-August 2024.

Applicants should be confident, knowledgeable of the BWHA Rules of Association, and have a friendly and approachable manner. This role would be suitable for people aged 16 years or older.

Hours Each Saturday: 7.30am to 11.30am 

Payment: $20.00 per hour

You must have a Blue Card/Exemption Card to undertake this role or be able to apply for one

Applications Close: 12 Noon, Tuesday 19 March, 2024

Apply now at–u9-coordinator-application

2024 Tech Official Paid Roles

BWHA are taking applications for Technical Officials for our Junior and Senior Competitions located at the 5 turf venues from March-September 2024.

Turf Fixtures are played during the season between:

  • Friday – 5.45pm to 9.45pm (Juniors)
  • Saturday – 7.30am to 10.00pm (Juniors & Seniors)
  • Sunday – 10.30am to 10.00pm (Seniors)
  • Monday – 6.15pm to 10.00pm (Masters)

Technical Officials will be paid per game for their allocations as a Hobby Payment, with the rate dependant on level of accreditation and experience.

Nominate now at

2024 BWHA Age Groups

In the last Management Report, BWHA advised clubs and members of the changes to our Junior Competition age groups for 2024 in line with the changes that Hockey Queensland and Hockey Australia have made to their Representative age groups.

To assist in the communication of the competition age group changes, BWHA has created the attached resources.

This information is available on the BWHA website and has been distributed to all junior and senior club contacts.

Further enquiries regardign age groups can be submitted directly to your Club Secretary.