Virtually magic!

These COVID times have caused us all to do things a little differently, and learn a few new skills along the way. So it was with our first Zonta Club of Brisbane virtual  seminar held on 14 June to raise funds to prevent domestic violence. Club member Dr Caroline Heim joined forces with her husband Dr…

Elise uses award for public health benefit

Cairns-based Elise Witter, 24, is the 2020 winner of the Dr Helen Row prize. In her own words she tells us what it means to win this award: “My name is Elise and I have been fortunate enough to receive the Dr Helen Row Prize this year. I grew up in Cairns and it was…

HowZing makes a move

It has been a busy few weeks for the Zonta District Advocacy project Homelessness in Older Women. Zonta Club of Brisbane member Susan Davies is our representative on the project with District Advocacy chairperson Glynnis Gartside (Pine Rivers). They have a regular newsletter and at the recent District 22 Area meeting in May presented to…

Walking with Lores Bonney

The Lores Bonney River Walk has proved to be a popular addition to Brisbane’s river walks. Back in 2016 Zonta Brisbane’s Advocacy Committee started lobbying Brisbane City Council to commemorate Lores Bonney, Australia’s greatest woman flyer, as part of the works to upgrade Kingsford Smith Drive. Four years later and their efforts are there for…