The English Speaking Union (QLD)

The English-Speaking Union (ESU) is an international educational charity dedicated to promoting international understanding and human achievement through English.

The English-Speaking Union (Queensland Branch) is a non-for-profit organisation lead by a board, supported by members and volunteers and has an active program of events in support of its objectives. The events include: Public Speaking Competitions – Juniors and Seniors; the annual Churchill lecture dinner and a series of cultural awareness conversations. Read more ….


ESU (Qld Branch) Annual General Meeting 2018

The AGM will be held 4pm Sunday 25 November 2018 at ESU House, Milton. A member Christmas function will follow the meeting. More details click here…


Winners 2018 ESU Public Speaking Junior Division

ESU is pleased to announced the 2018 Public Speaking Junior Division Winners and Runners Up. Congratulations to Siena Fagan and and Lanty Boyle (shared winners) and Shreya Binu (third place). Read more…


Winners 2018 ESU Public Speaking Intermediate Division

ESU is pleased to announced the 2018 Public Speaking Intermediate Division Winner and Runners Up. Congratulations to Chantal Duffy, Rachel Hegerty and Angus Duncan. Read more ...


2018 ESU Roly Sussex Short Story Award Winners Announced

The English Speaking Union is delighted to announce the winners of the 2018 ESU Roly Sussex Short Story Competition:

Open Category First Prize winner is Jeanette O’Shea (Queensland), with her story “Remember” and the Secondary Schools winner is Katie Wainwright (Queensland) with her story, “Wrought”.

For more prize winners and highly commended winners … read more …

Prizes will be presented at an awards ceremony scheduled for 20th November at Government House.


ESU Newsletter October 2018

Prof Roly Sussex has been elected by the ESU board to the position of acting President. The October 2018 newsletter provides members with important information about the ESU, its activities and upcoming events … read more …


Momanis Restaurant opens at ESU House.

Momani’s restaurant has opened at ESU House. Momani’s – a taste of the Mediterranean comes to Milton, with delectable meals and a delightful atmosphere.

The old and the new meet in gorgeous harmony at Momani’s. Momani’s also proud to offer our stunning restaurant as a space for functions – business luncheon or your wedding anniversary. Momani’s will organise an event you and your guests will be talking about for years to come!

All Rights Reserved 2018 ESU QLD / Website Design: Brizweb