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Professional Development Workshop: Public Speaking

  • Transcontinental Hotel 482 George Street Brisbane City, QLD, 4000 Australia (map)

Join us for a professional development workshop at the Transcontinental Hotel! Feel free to stay afterwards for a social dinner to network with students and young professionals. 

5:30pm for a 6pm start. Hosted by the Rotaract Club of Brisbane CBD. There is no cost to attend the workshop. RSVP on the Meetup of Facebook event.

Workshop Details:

Denise’s presentation will include the following topics

  • Overcoming Fear & Nerves 

  • Body Language & Gestures

  • Impromptu Speaking

  • Vocal Variety

  • Essential Elements of a Good Speech

  • Value of Feedback

Oral Communication is part of everyday life including the workplace. There will be workshops to practice skills learnt  in this presentation.

Speaker Bio:

Denise Buckby is the Director of DCB Property Management and is the owner of the Management Rights Business at Freshwater Apartments, New Farm. Her key responsibilities are managing the Freshwater property as a whole plus selling and renting apartments in the complex. She has worked in Body Corporate Sector for 20 years.

Her previous working experience was in three other fields of education, sales & marketing and statistics. 

Denise is active in her community and currently serving in various executive positions.

  • President of Rotary New Farm  

  • Treasurer of the New Farm & Districts Historic Society

  • Area Director of Toastmasters Brisbane Division 

  • Member of Advance Toastmasters Club, New Farm

  • Board Member of ARAFMI Pty Ltd

  • Justice of the Peace.

About Rotaract:

Our mission is to empower Brisbane’s young leaders to create positive change through volunteering in the local and global community, professional development training lead by industry experts, and social networking with like-minded people. We offer diverse and meaningful social experiences for our members, and a flexible way to engage with community groups and causes that matter.  More information on our website: