Join us at Sounds of Spring

Zonta Club of Brisbane is holding its annual major fundraiser and we invite all to join us at a historic Brisbane homestead garden for an afternoon of music by the renowned Viva La Musica featuring soloists, presenting opera, classical and music theatre favourites to help fund our projects to support women and girls. We will…

Safe Cities Night walk – thank you for attending!

Queensland Walks is a community based organisation which advocates for more walkable places which will mean more Queenslanders walk! Queensland Walks’ aim is to improve the conditions and profile of walking in Queensland, support and encourage government, organisations and agencies to improve policy and funding priorities to enhance walking.

Join Queensland Walks in August to celebrate Queensland Walks Month and to help to advocate for better policy and planning to make Queensland neighbourhoods more walkable, more liveable for all ages.

New board named

The new Zonta Club of Brisbane board was installed at our May Annual General Meeting. The board will take up its role in June 2023 and the new board includes: President – Sandra McLean First Vice President – Jane Keating Second Vice President – Lesley Chenoweth AO Treasurer: Lisa Worner Secreatary: Kate Rose Directors: Grace…

Charlotte home to take award

Charlotte Gillies came home to Brisbane for Easter from her studies in Canberra to accept the 2023 Zonta Club of Brisbane Young Women in Public Affairs Award. A first year student of International Security at the Australian National University, Charlotte won the $500 award which recognises service to the community and an alignment with the…

Lacie thanks Zonta

Sometimes it just takes someone to show confidence in you and your life can change. That was the outcome for Lacie Malcomson, Zonta Club of Brisbane’s 2019 Kingston College Education Bursary winner. Lacie returned to the club as a guest at our monthly dinner meeting to give us an update on how she was going:…

We have a winner!

Zonta Club of Brisbane is delighted to announce the winner of the 2022 Advancement of Women Award is Kathy McLeish, co-chair Women in Media Australia and an ABC journalist. 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…

Advancement of Women Award

Who will you nominate? We are very excited to be calling for nominations to the 2022 Advancement of Women Award. This $5000 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…

Northern post for award winner

Travelling north for her first-year internship has been a boon for University of Queensland graduate Eleanor O’Neill and the Zonta Club of Brisbane 2022 Dr Helen Row Award winner. Since graduating from UQ last year, she took an internship to the Townsville University Hospital which is the only tertiary referral centre in North Queensland, Townsville…

Reach out to Beyond DV

Beyond DV founder and CEO Carolyn Robinson was a special guest at the Zonta Club of Brisbane dinner meeting on 6 July. Carolyn spoke to the club about the extensive work her organisation is doing to help victim-survivors in their recovery from domestic and family violence. Club member Borsca Vass introduced Carolyn to our club…

It’s a win win Ring Raffle!

That’s right – it’s a win win if you buy a ticket in our major fundraiser for the year. And it was a win for the wonderful Margaret McMurdo AC who was the winner after an electronic draw on the Raffle website on 6 July. Margaret won a stunning emerald ring designed by Brisbane jeweller…