Zonta Club of The Whitsundays Inc.

We know how to have a laugh, even at 6 AM start, as we provide runners with water at Airlie Beach Running Festival!

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The beautiful Whitsundays are situated on the central Queensland coast between Mackay and Townsville. 

Our Work (Advocacy & Service) 

  • We provide support for an Education Bursary and YWPA
  • We often have United Nations talks at our meetings on the International projects 
  • We host breakfast talks from guest speakers who are working all over the world on women’s issues; 
  • At Christmas, we prepare Pamper Packs for the ladies in the refuge and participate in Adopt A Family;
  • We are providing books for women and children in a dedicated wing of our local library, for Aboriginal children and women  and quilts for shipment overseas;
  • We support the Whitsunday Crisis & Counselling Service; and 
  • We hold our – always ‘sold out’ – International Women’s Day Breakfast

Education Bursaries: The applicant must be a young woman who:

  • Is between 15 years and 25 years old
  • Can demonstrate financial hardship
  • Is a resident of, or was educated in, the Whitsunday region.
  • Can state how the Bursary will make a real difference to her capacity to continue with her studies
  • Has the written support of an educational organization, (represented by individuals such as a School Principal or Counsellor, an education professional, or a JP known to the applicant).
  • Is prepared to meet the acquittal criteria.
  • Further details and application forms are available from zontaclub7@hotmail.com  

For Fun:  Oh yes, we like FUN! We host the our annual Christmas Progressive Dinner/party.  Our Changeover is always a celebratory event. We also participate in community events such as the annual Outrigger Regatta (ACT as 1 Against Domestic Violence), Pink Ribbon Day at the Markets, sewing Breast Care cushions, bags and turbans and a clothes/book swap.   

Our vibrant, active Club, of 40 members, meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 6:30pm for a lovely, catered dinner meeting. If you would like an invitation to attend one of the meetings please send an email .

ZONTA SAYS NO: Zonta ladies Cath Fernbach, Connie Riley, Maxine Thiele, Sue Hansen, Ann Cleghorn, Lauren Haack, Athena Murray, Joan Watson and Pam Harrison are standing in front of the banner which was erected on Monday morning to support Domestic Violence awareness. Photo Inge Hansen / Whitsunday Times.

Our ladies are seen in parades, at storefronts, all over town!

Men's Shed making our beautiful ladies

Men’s Shed made our beautiful ladies

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