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Zonta District 22’s HOWZing project that seeks to reduce homelessness in older women is ramping up its efforts to push politicians to find solutions. In the run up to the Queensland Government State election on 31 October, the HOWZing Committee is calling Queensland Zonta clubs to put homelessness in older women front and centre for…

Homelessness Project unites Zonta Clubs

In a first for District 22, a total of 13 SEQ Zonta clubs coordinated by Brisbane Club's Advocacy chairperson Susan Davies have joined together on a project to combat homelessness in older women. Using their local knowledge each club contributed to a Master Distribution List for The Lady Musgrave Trust's Handy Guide for Older Women.…

Homelessness in Older Women

The Zonta Club of Brisbane’s signature project for 2020 is Homelessness in Older Women. Women over the age of 55 are the fastest growing category of people either on the verge of, or actually experiencing homelessness. The Club is working in collaboration with the Lady Musgrave Trust in their 2020 Ending Homelessness for Older Women…

Lores Bonney Riverwalk

In early 2016, Zonta Brisbane’s Advocacy Committee began lobbying the Brisbane City Council to commemorate Australia’s greatest woman flyer Lores Bonney as part of the Kingsford Smith Drive Upgrade. Following this consultation with the Zonta Club of Brisbane and with the Royal Historical Society of Queensland, the Brisbane City Council announced that the new Kingsford…