The annual Sport and Active Living Expo is aimed to encourage the Gladstone Region community to get involved in physical activity, healthy eating and healthy lifestyles.

When: 10am-2pm, Sunday 11 June

Where: Philip Street Communities and Families Precinct

FREE, no bookings required

  • Interact with a variety of stallholders to learn about sports, active living and wellbeing opportunities in the community
  • Footy throwing and merchandise signing with Darius Boyd at the Gladstone Women’s Health Stall
  • Free sausage sizzle for the first 1000 people
  • Free fruit stall
  • Be sun smart! Remember to slip, slop, slap and fill your water bottle up at the filtered water hydration station
  • Lucky dips bags for the first 100 people
  • Bring the kids down for some fun at the interactive kinder gym
  • Watch exciting displays and performances from local groups on the amphitheatre stage

Join us later that night for a Q&A with Darius Boyd. 'An Unlikely Conversation with Darius Boyd' will kick start Men's Health Week, which focuses on healthy habits, especially in sports.

When: 5-7pm, Sunday 11 June

Where: Gladstone Ports Corporation's Marina Parklands

FREE, no bookings required

  • Watch a facilitated conversation with a panel of sports stars including Darius Boyd, Chelsea Baker, Lionel Harbin and more to be announced
  • Kickstart Mens Health Week 2023
  • Hosted by Aaron Schultz, founder of the Outback Mind Foundation, a health promotion charity that empowers regional men to take a proactive approach to look after their mental health
  • Aaron will facilitate a conversation around mental health with our panelists, with the intention to reduce stigma and raise awareness of the services available
  • Bring a chair or a picnic rug and set up on the grass and enjoy food from on-site vendors
  • Merchandise signing opportunities with our panelists following the event
  • Engage with a variety of services hosting stalls on the evening such as headspace Gladstone, Gladstone Women’s Health Centre, Ride 4 Lives, Safe Night Out, Queensland Health and GRC Community and Neighbourhood Centre