Who We Are
Making a difference for over 100 years
Quota Brisbane is a Not for Proﬁt Organisation that through care, service and leadership, provides support inspiration and empowerment to its members and volunteers and supporting those in need in our local community.
Our History and Milestones
Quota International, the first women’s service club was officially founded by Wanda Frey Joiner in USA, Motto ‘We Share’.
Quota International comes to Australia.
Quota International comes to Queensland.
Quota International of North Brisbane initiates the Christmas Breakfast raising money to support Anglicare.
Quota International of Brisbane City Inc. is formed by the amalgamation of the Quota Clubs of North Brisbane and Brisbane, involved in lobbying Government for Infant Hearing Screening through NCWQ.
Worldwide Quota Clubs support flood victims in Queensland providing over $80,000 to help schools recover, QI Brisbane City assists in the distribution of the funds to teachers and schools affected
QI Brisbane City sponsors Teachers of the Deaf Convention along with other Quota Clubs in District 30.
Quota International establishes Regions, QI Brisbane City joins New Zealand, Norfolk Island and Quota Clubs in Toowoomba, Beenleigh, Beaudesert, Ipswich, Sandgate, Nundah Clayfield, Brisbane South, Jimboomba and Boonah in Region 13. Quota Brisbane has a bumper year with the TUH carpark fundraising during the Caravan and Camping Show in June and Ekka in August.
Quota International unfortunately dissolved following COVID 19.
QI Brisbane City resumed face to face meetings and was rebranded as the Quota Club of Brisbane Inc. Past President Dr Laurel Macintosh OBE was awarded Honorary Life Membership at the fundraiser to support Zephyr Education.
Our Greatest Achievements
Like Quota Club worldwide, Quota Brisbane has had a number of projects that have an emphasis on speech and hearing.
Cochlear Implant Research
Quota sponsored Cochlear Implant Research along with other service clubs
Closed captioning for TV shows
Hearing loops in Community Buildings
Infant Hearing Screening Lobby
We worked through NCWQ to lobby Government to introduce infant hearing screening. Most infants are now screened at birth.
Soundfield Amplification Systems
Quota Brisbane has provided five Soundfield Amplification Systems to date to schools in and around Brisbane and a ChatterVox Voice Amplifier