Friday, February 9, 2024


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Celebrating International Women’s Day With Zonta

The Zonta Club of the Whitsundays is welcoming the community to their 2024 International Women’s Day Luncheon, to celebrate the women of the world, and the amazing influence and contribution they make to their individual communities.

With an array of notable guest speakers, a glass of bubbles on arrival, and a three course lunch, the Zonta Club of the Whitsundays will also host an exciting auction and raffle, with the likes of water adventures, a helicopter ride, and island stays on the cards for attendees.

One guest speaker is the likes of influential Dame Carol Kidu AO.

Dame Carol is an Australian-born Papua New Guinean politician, whose political career began in 1997 before she retired in July 2012.

During her time in parliament, Dame Carol was the driving force behind various important reforms in Papua New Guinea, including the repeal of the colonial Child Welfare Act, changes to the Criminal Code on rape and sexual assault, and bringing in new legislation on child sexual abuse and sexual exploitation.

In 2023, Dame Carol was recognised for her work with an Order of Australia, and in 2005, she was made a Dame by the Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

With much more planned for the event, it is best to purchase tickets before they sell out!

WHAT: International Women’s Day Luncheon, by Zonta Club of the Whitsundays
WHERE: Coral Sea Marina Resort
WHEN: Sunday, March 10

TICKETS: $95 available through

The Zonta Whitsunday Ladies enjoying 2023 International Women’s Day. Photo supplied

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