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About Us

About Fernwood

Our purpose is simple - we exist to empower women to shine.

The first Fernwood Women's Health Club was established in central Victoria in 1989 when Diana Williams recognised a need for women to have their own special space – a comfortable sanctuary to workout and enjoy regular exercise.

Since then, Fernwood has become synonymous with Australian women's health and fitness. Today, with health and fitness clubs all around Australia, Fernwood is the largest organisation of its kind with over 68,000 members and staff trained to help every one of those members shine.

The Fernwood Story

Diana Williams Fernwood Founder

Since launching in 1989, Fernwood has become synonymous with Australian women’s health and fitness. Read more

Fernwood Magazine

Fernwood is a glossy, bi-monthly magazine packed with information to help you reach your goals and get even more from your membership. It provides easy-to-access information on health, fitness, nutrition, wellbeing, relaxing holidays, workout gear, beauty and much more. Plus, the magazine offers you great prizes to win – including pampering and adventure holidays.

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