Capability Statement for Balance Minder

In this capability statement we outline what we can offer our potential clients and provide details of our work history and successes.


Balance Minder has been improving the health and wellness of individuals and organisations for more than 10 years, through a collaborative approach with a focus on mental well– being.

Company Snapshot:

Balance Minder is a web based and face to face collaborative wellness provider, specialising in programs which promote positive physical and mental well-being, build community resilience, and make organisations a happier and healthier place to work.

Leanne Simpson is the founder of Balance Minder and has more than 25 years’ experience educating, coaching and researching in areas of communication, business, hospitality, technology, health, fitness and well-being.

Through her online training portal,  Leanne uses her formal qualifications in Personal Training, Wellness Coaching and Training and Assessment to guide her clients on a journey to optimal wellness.

Core Competencies:

Development & delivery of Face2Face and online selfcare and corporate wellness programs. Training College for Time Out Tai Chi (AUSactive CEC registered and approved program)

Featured Presenter:

Mackay Cutter’s Women in League event Value Your Talent, Balance Your Mind HRCM Community Days, International Women’s Day, Deadly Choices Community Days, Mental Health & Well-being Fair,  Seniors Week Expo, Make the Move for Mental Health, Balance Fitness Food & Fun, Connecting Communities, ‘Utterfusion’, ‘Who Wrote That’, ‘What’s Happening in Mackay, Broadcasting into Cyberspace World Tai Chi and Qigong Day.

Collaborative Projects:

Mothers in Business-Value You! (Small Business Week) Yes you can! (Inclusion Week)

By helping yourself you also help others (QMHW)

Exercise is Right for Every Body (Exercise is Right Week) Mackay Mental Health and Wellbeing Fair

Take Time for Tai Chi (QLD Mental Health Week)

Healthy Rural Communities Mackay - Tai Chi for Health Community Leaders project Anti-Poverty Week Steering Committee

Seniors Expo Steering Committee 4CRM Gala Concert

Adult Learners Week Collaborative

Bags for Change (Soroptimist Int Mackay & St Vinnies)

Performance (by industry)


Mackay Cutters, Mackay Women’s Centre, Mackay Mental Health Interagency Network, Idea Placements Leadership Wellness, Mackay Seniors Week Expo Committee, Church of Christ Child Protection Conference Mackay Mental Health & Well-being Fair, Mackay Rotary, George Street Neighbourhood Centre, 4CRM community radio.


Moranbah & District Support Services, Mackay Northern Beaches State High School, Sandy Creek School Cluster, CQUniversity, Community Solutions, West Mackay State School.


Mackay Regional Council, Mackay Regional Libraries, 5R Leading Inclusive Teams - Leading Well Collaborative (WorkCover QLD)


St Vincent de Paul, Drug & Alcohol Residential Recovery Centre, Mackay Institute of Research and Innovation, My Health for Life, Moranbah Hospital & Health Service, RSL (Qld) Veterans Welfare Program, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Unit Mackay Hospital and Health Service – Deadly Choices, ATSICHS Mackay, PHN NQ

Community Recognition:

Art is in the Regional Arts Award - Media & Tourism - Outstanding support of the Arts in Media 2008

Public Library Achievement of the year 2008 for Utterfusion

Australia Day 2019 community service awards nomination

Women who make us proud 2017 awardee

2008 ANZAC Day's School Awards - Highly commended for outstanding achievement in commemorating the service and sacrifice of Australia's service men and women.

Australian Fitness Awards 2020 Community Activation Award Finalist

Australian Fitness Awards 2021 Mental Health Program of the year finalist.