We want a world where women’s rights are recognised as human rights We want a world where every woman is able to achieve their full potential We want a world where women have access to all resources

Zonta Club of Brisbane

We are a committed group of business and professional women who come together regularly to talk, to listen, and to share our passion for women’s equality and improving the state of the world around us.

Local Action Projects

16 Days of Activism

ZONTA SAYS NO to any violence against women and girls and NO to child marriage and the growing issue of women’s homelessness. These topics will dominate the 16 Days of Activism from 25 November to 10 December 2021 as clubs across Queensland join in this global campaign. For over 100 years, ZONTA International’s 28,000 volunteers, have…

Award for advancing women

Zonta Club of Brisbane is excited to announce applications are open for its   Advancement of Women Award. This is a very special award that recognises a person who, through their leadership, work or advocacy, is progressing the status of women by either creating new pathways for women, facilitating women’s advancement along existing pathways, or…

Education awards

Education plays a key role in advancing women, girls, and communities. This is why the Zonta Club of Brisbane has a strong focus on fundraising so that it can provide education awards to students in high school and university. In the past 20 years it has enabled Zonta Club of Brisbane to award bursaries and prizes to more than 250 recipients.

Zonta International Awards

Zonta International offers four awards which attract international applicants. Jane M Klausman Women in Business ScholarshipThe Jane M Klausman Women in Business Scholarship is a Zonta International Award to help women pursue undergraduate and master's degrees in business management and overcome gender barriers from the classroom to the boardroom. The program operates at the Zonta…

Advancement of Women Award

    The Zonta Club of Brisbane Advancement of Women award recognises a person who, through their leadership, work or advocacy, is progressing the status of women by either creating new pathways for women, facilitating women’s advancement along existing pathways, or advancing the interests of women through other endeavours in social, community, economic, academic, political…

Domestic Violence Safety Cards

History In response to the growth of domestic and family violence in Australia, the Zonta Club of Brisbane in 2001 embarked on a long-term project to help reduce the incidence of family violence in the greater Brisbane area. The project involved designing and printing credit-card sized cards listing emergency numbers and services for women escaping…