SALLYANNE Atkinson the former Brisbane Lord Mayor was once the most powerful woman in Brisbane. Sallyanne has just released a fascinating new book 'No Job For A Woman' which covers her childhood, marriage, balancing challenges of children and career, powerstruggles - Sallyanne was the first (and to date only) female Mayor of Brisbane.
Now 74 years, Sallyanne is very busy on Boards such as Queensland Brain Institute and Waltzing Matilda Centre, as well as public speaking and equally in happy demand by her 5 children and 14 grandchildren.
Sallyanne's presentation will be a fascinating insight into Sallyanne's life and career - not to be missed. Sallyanne will talk about the challenges and triumphs of her life dedicated to public service in Australia and overseas including her roles as a Trade Commissioner and involvement in 3 Olympic bids.
For Bookings and payments for non members of 2 course lunch $35 - PM me, or phone me on 0409055171 This will book out. Bookings close 20 May 2017 for lunch on Friday 26th May 2017 NO LATE BOOKINGS TAKEN!!
BIO: Sallyanne's not-for-profit roles have included being Chair of the Brisbane Writers Festival and the Australian Catholic University Foundation, Sustainable Development Australia and the Queensland Women’s Amateur Sports Council. She has been Vice President(and is a Life member) of the National Trust in Queensland, and was on the Board of the Australian Elizabethan Trust.
Sallyanne was Queensland’s Special Representative in South East Asia from 2000 to 2007,Chairman of Queensland Tourism 1997-98,Senior Trade Commissioner to Paris (France, Belgium, Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria)1994-97, Lord Mayor of Brisbane 1985-91, Alderman for Indooroopilly 197985, research Assistant to the Hon DJ Killen 1975-78, and a journalist on the Brisbane Telegraph, Sydney Telegraph, the Courier Mail and the ABC
May 2017 Lunch with Sallanne Atkinson
11:00am - 2:00pm
26 May 2017
Maroochy Surf Club
Maroochydore VIEW Club, Maroochydore
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