BRIS | Charity High Tea Event **ON HOLD**
Charity High Tea - with Dame Quentin Bryce
If you have enjoyed our much loved Christmas Charity Luncheon, you won’t want to miss this event. Our inaugural Charity High Tea set in the beautiful Frangipani Ballroom. Catch up with long time friends. It typifies the art of mixing business with pleasure – celebrate the approaching end of Financial Year and celebrate all for a worthy cause.
You will be met with a glass of Mumm Petit Cordon on arrival. Network with friends, visit the networking lounge, quality shopping, and relax with your colleagues and friends. You will then be seated and served with an exquisite High Tea. Sit back and enjoy the Q&A with our distinguished Guest Speaker Dame Quentin Bryce.
There will be prizes galore in the Charity Raffle (don’t forget your change), great food and fabulous opportunities to meet like minded business women just like yourself who love to network.
I am delighted to advise, that The Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO will be our guest speaker at this Charity High Tea, proudly supporting Women’s Legal Services Queensland.
About Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO
Quentin Bryce has enjoyed a rich and distinguished career as an academic, lawyer, community and human rights advocate, senior public officer, university college principal, and vice-regal representative in Queensland and Australia.
Her contribution to advancing human rights and equality, the rights of women and children, and the welfare of the family was recognised in her appointment as an Officer of the Order of Australia in 1988 and a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2003. Also in 2003, she was invested as a Dame of Grace of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem. On 25 March 2014, Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that Ms Bryce had become a Dame in the Order of Australia.
On 5 September 2008 Quentin Bryce was sworn in as Australia’s twenty-fifth Governor-General, the first woman to take up the office. Her term concluded in March 2014. Fifteen Honorary Doctorates have been conferred on her by universities in Australia.
Across her career she has worked with women, families and young people while extending her influence across broad and diverse spectrums, including the rural, regional, aged, indigenous, migrant, and disability sectors. Ms Bryce remains a pioneer in contemporary Australian society, with more than forty five years of experience in reform, community building and leadership.
Our Master of Ceremonies – Leigh Muirhead
Leigh owns a voice-over studio and records voice on Television and Radio Ads, Training videos and more. Leigh also produces and hosts her radio program on 94.1FM Gold coast every Sunday morning. She is a highly sought after MC having hosted Conferences, Awards Nights and Fashion Parades to name a few. Her friendly manner, modern look and confident style has connected her to audiences across the nation for many years, creating a recognisable face amongst the audience.
Our Charity – Women’s Legal Services Queensland
Women’s Legal Service is dedicated to creating safer futures for Queensland families impacted by domestic violence. Our small staff team and over 100 volunteers provide free legal and welfare help to women and their children who are often living in fear. Our State-wide Helpline, drop-in sessions, outreach and hospital programs provide over 30,000 vital services each year. However due to increasing community need, 40% of calls for help can’t be answered. Everyone deserves to live in safety and our aim is to ensure help is there when it is needed most. Thank you for your important support.
WNA has a great relationship with their sponsors; who in turn benefit from the positive exposure and warm introduction to our guests. Sponsorship offers excellent brand awareness in the lead-up campaign, on the day and following each event.
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Standard Single Ticket – $135
Standard Table of 10 – $1,300
**All prices inclusive of GST
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