ESU (Qld) Aims and Programs

The ESU (Qld) is a not-for-profit organisation led by a board of eight directors, supported by members and volunteers. Emeritus Professor Caroline Hatcher is the president. We run an active program of events throughout the year in support of our vision and focus. Our programs create, empower, enrich, encourage and transform.


Our Vision

The ESU (Qld) promotes global understanding and human achievement through the shared use of the English language.


Our Focus

  • Empowering through communication
    –  Annual Secondary School Public Speaking Competitions and workshops
    –  Annual Churchill Lecture and dinner
    –  A series of cultural awareness conversations
  • Enriching human endeavour
    –  Annual Roly Sussex Short Story Competition
    –  Annual literary performance event
  • Partnering with like-minded organisations
  • Social and cultural activities

Membership is open to all 

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