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2021 District Conference

The 2021 District Conference will be held online via Zoom, and attendance will be FREE of charge to all members. We are also thrilled to announce International President Richard Peck will be our special guest at the conference.

What happens at toastmasters

At Toastmasters, members learn by speaking to groups and working with others in a supportive environment.

A typical Toastmasters club is made up of 20 to 30 people who meet on a regular basis for approximately 1 to 2 hours.

  • Present prepared speeches
  • Plan and conduct meetings
  • Give impromptu speeches
  • Offer constructive evaluation

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Through its member clubs, Toastmasters International helps men and women learn the arts of speaking, listening, and thinking.


These are vital skills that promote self actualisation, enhance leadership potential, foster human understanding, and contribute to the betterment of mankind.

It is basic to this mission that Toastmasters International continually expand its worldwide network of clubs, thereby offering ever-greater numbers of people the opportunity to benefit from its programs.

Toastmasters International is the leading movement devoted to making effective oral communication a worldwide reality.

To learn more about Toastmasters International, please visit www.toastmasters.org.

  • Papua New Guinea
  • Northern Territory
  • North Queensland
  • Central Queensland
  • Western Queensland
  • Wide Bay Burnett
  • Brisbane & South East

Toastmasters international

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organisation that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations. The organisation’s membership exceeds 345,000 in more than 15,900 clubs in 142 countries.

Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people of all backgrounds become more confident in front of an audience.

Whether you’re a professional, student, stay-at-home parent or retiree, Toastmasters is the best way to improve your communication skills. Toastmasters can help you lose the fear of public speaking and learn skills that will help you be more successful in your chosen path. You’ll be a better listener. You’ll easily lead teams and conduct meetings. You’ll comfortably give and receive constructive evaluation. If you already have some or all of these skills, you will enhance them in Toastmasters.

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Club Officer Training Round 2

Club Officer Training Round 2

Club Officer Training Program Quality Director Mark Snow has been busy working with his team to prepare for the next round of online Club Officer Training. In round one, we achieved a record number of club officers trained. The challenge for round two is to build on...

Speech Contest Rulebook

Speech Contest Rulebook

Speech contests are a Toastmasters tradition. Each year, thousands of Toastmasters compete in the Humorous, Evaluation, Tall Tales, Table Topics and International speech contests. Competition begins with club contests, and winners continue competing through the Area,...

Candidates for 2020-2021

Candidates for 2020-2021

District Director Barbara Nielsen I joined Toastmasters in 2009. Toastmasters has motivated me to challenge myself. Through Toastmasters, I discovered confidence and multiple skills. The education program and mentoring have helped me grow. I am passionate about the...

When to introduce whom – a guide to protocol

When to introduce whom – a guide to protocol

Much of the etiquette at a Toastmasters' Meeting is just common sense and courtesy. This basic rule will get you through most situations. There is a precedence of Introductions at a Toastmasters meeting: Visiting non-Toastmasters - dignitaries and guests National...

Contest Scripts Revised

Contest Scripts Revised

Just in time for contest season all 4 Contest Toastmaster scripts have been revised to bring them in line with current contest language, and to be rulebook compliant. You can download them here, or from the Contest Resources page in the members section. Grab a Contest...

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