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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

District 69

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.

Latest News

Motions on Notice – District Council Meeting on 4th and 5th May

MOTIONS ON NOTICE For District 69 Council Meeting 4th May and 5th May 2019 At Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre Merivale Street and Glenelg Street, South Brisbane Motion # 1 - District Alignment 2019-2020 Preamble: The best interests of clubs and the district...

The 48th District Conference – May 2-5

The 48th Annual District Conference will be held over the long weekend in May FULL AGENDA* *subject to change Friday evening Time Day Date Event Responsible Officer Remarks 5.50 pm Friday 3 May 2019 Registration for cocktail party open District Administration Manager...

Best website/social media and Best newsletter contest

The District is holding its annual best of contests This year there are two categories for clubs to compete in - Best website/social media and Best newsletter. One club from each Division will be awarded the title of best in their division, and a grand final winner...

Our Golden Mission with Lark Doley DTM

International President Lark Doley DTM shared some time with leaders of Region 12. She gave some amazing information about club quality and how we can share the benefit of Toastmasters with others.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0yMYxtNudzY

Meet the candidates

Candidates have been interviewed by the District Leadership Committee.  As more information is received from the candidates, this page will be updated.  The election for offices will be held during the council meeting held at the District Conference in May. The...

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