victoria, tasmania & south australia


district 73

Welcome to the Toastmasters District 73 website.

Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organisation that teaches public speaking and leadership skills though a worldwide network of clubs.

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In-the-moment Strategies To Shift Gears

Research shows that in just 60-90 seconds, it’s possible to course correct from stress and reset our bodies and minds. Therefore, when you’re having a particularly overwhelming day, it’s essential to have a few strategies in your back pocket that help you quickly...

How To Write A Good Speech Title?

Here is some help. What more can we add?

What do good followers do?

We often talk about leadership in our communications. But we rarely discuss followership, which is also an important aspect. How well followers follow is just as important to success as leaders' leadership.


Today, we discuss how as Toastmasters' members, job seekers get to practice key soft skills. We've listed the 10 ways a member gets to learn and work on their soft skills. Which skill(s) are you looking to work on? Feel free to share this content with anyone who may...

Use The “Hand Gesture Dictionary”

Hand gestures are often referred to as our “second language” because they can convey so much. In fact, studies have shown that proper use of our hands during communication can increase the effectiveness of our message by up to 60%. Below are some hand gestures that...

9 Reasons Why Leaders Must Have Mentors

All of us are continually growing and learning and landing a leadership position shouldn't mean that we know it all. The most successful leaders embrace the power of knowing they don’t know everything. Therefore, finding a mentor who will be a positive inspiration for...

District Leadership Team

Karl Hughes

Karl Hughes

District Director

Neha Pandey

Neha Pandey

Public Relations Manager

Namrita Anchan

Namrita Anchan

Program Quality Director

Annette Jacobsen

Annette Jacobsen

Admin Manager

Vicki Travers

Vicki Travers

Immediate Past District Director

Dani Streets

Dani Streets

Club Growth Director

Christine Dimitros

Christine Dimitros

Finance Manager

what is a toastmasters district 

Club Mission

We provide a supportive and
positive learning experience in which
members are empowered to develop
communication and leadership skills,
resulting in greater self-confidence and
personal growth.

District Mission

We build new clubs and support all
clubs in achieving excellence.