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About Us

The National Council of Women of QLD (Inc) is affiliated with National Council of Women of Australia Inc. Ltd. and the International Council of Women. Our patron is His Excellency the Honourable […]



2014 Bursary Details Available Here Please note that the 2014 NCWQ Bursary applications have now closed. Successful applicants will be notified in due course.  Bursaries available in 2014 are: Bursary […]



The NCWQ is actively involved in many areas impacting the life of women. Our advisers produce reports on matters including Ageing, Arts, Family, Children, Economics, Environment and Health. Reports from […]

Partners and Affiliates

Partners and Affiliates

The NCWQ has an extensive network of partners and affiliates across the state. The network of these organisations enables the sharing of information, effective communication and better support across all segments […]


Recent Articles

  • Shining the Spotlight: Online Consumerism

    Shining the Spotlight: Online Consumerism

    By Val Cocksedge NCWQ Consumer Affairs Adviser In comparing health insurers, Choice obtains an extract of data used on www. privatehealth.gov.au and analyses over 25,000 health insurance policies, assigning them […]

  • The Importance of Nutrition

    The Importance of Nutrition

    By Val Cocksedge NCWQ Nutrition Adviser The early childhood years are important in laying the foundation for future health and well-being. Eating patterns, preferences and behaviours learnt in early childhood […]

  • The Great Barrier Reef Matters

    The Great Barrier Reef Matters

    By Pat Pepper NCWQ Environmental Adviser   Update on Great Barrier Reef (GBR): Since my July report, Outlook Report 2014 and strategic assessments for the Great Barrier Reef Region and […]

  • Youth Issues in 2014

    Youth Issues in 2014

    By Kirsty Levis NCWQ Youth Adviser Youth Week 2014 (http://www.qld.gov.au/youth/be-involved-have-your-say/youth-week/) National Youth Week 2014 was held from Friday 4 April to Sunday 13 April under the theme Our Voice. Our […]

  • Environmental Report

    Environmental Report

    By Pat Pepper NCWQ Environment Adviser The Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Bill 2014: The Queensland Government (QG)aims to slash red tape for the resources sector and to improve […]

  • Searching for Peace in a Modern World

    By Georgina Pickers NCWQ International Relations and Peace Adviser The Peace and Security division of the UN estimated Peacekeeping operations since they began in 1948 to 1997 have cost about […]

  • A Reflection on Human Rights

    A Reflection on Human Rights

    By Georgina Pickers NCWQ Human Rights Adviser It grieves me that as a global citizen and a citizen of one of the safest, tolerant and welcoming countries in the World […]

  • Prayers for Peace

    Prayers for Peace

    By Annette Lourigan Over 100 people of many Race, Creeds and Coloured joined the women of the National Council of Women QLD Inc in a Prayer for Peace at St […]

  • Pray for Peace

    By Annette Lourigan The International Council of Women in their statement for The International Day of Peace for September 2014 quotes UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon “I urge every peace-loving […]

  • President’s Report

    President’s Report

    PRESIDENT’S REPORT TO THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2 SEPTEMBER 2014 It is with pleasure I present the National Council of Women of Queensland Inc (NCWQ) Annual Report for the period […]


About NCWQ

Patron: His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC

President: Mrs Noela O'Donnell
Telephone: 0414 771 736 or 07 3846 4418
E-mail: president@ncwq.org.au

ABN: 43 025 349 777

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NCWQ (Inc) is affiliated with National Council of Women of Australia Inc. Ltd


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