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Event Summary - Financial Wellness

Financial Wellness - NCWQ Seminar

Presented by Rhiannan Smit

2021 Bursary Program

Bursary Recipients to be announced 3 August

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National Council of Women of Queensland

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Event Summary - Empowerment Series - Tax Tips & Tricks "Empowering Women Through Financial Independence”
NCWQ Content Manager

Thanks for Attending our Empowerment Series for 2021, Financial Wellness Session

On 22 July 2021, NCWQ hosted our Empowerment session on financial wellness, presented by Rhiannan Smit from Shadforths Financial Group. Thank you to all who attended. We had a wonderful turnout, both in person and online! The feedback was fantastic, and everyone left with some great insights into their next steps in taking better control of their financial wellness.

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Arts Report August 2021
Advisers' Reports
NCWQ Content Manager

NCWQ Arts Report: August 2021

The first WOW! (Women of the World) festival to be held in Cairns FNQ will open with a concert on Friday 6 August 2021. Read more from NCWQ Arts Adviser, Jennifer Ann Davies in the August 2021 Adviser’s report.

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Bursary program Update
Kathy Cavanagh, NCWQ Bursary Program Manager

2021 Bursary Program – The Assessment Phase is in Full Swing

Team bursary is busily assessing the applications to determine the recipients in the 2021 NCWQ Bursary Program. Although this is hard work, we are always appreciative of being let into the lives of so many, as they share their dreams and aspirations. Results will be determined, with all applicants advised of the outcome, by mid-July. Presentations will be held Tuesday 3 August – stay tuned for your email to register to attend!

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Important Notice for Members
NCWQ Content Manager

Important Notice Regarding Membership Renewals

From 1 July 2021 the new membership year begins, and we will start sending out membership renewal invoices. Our process will be a bit different this year, so please keep an eye out on your spam folders to ensure the membership renewal email is not lost.

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Financial Wellness – Empowering Women Through Financial Independence – NCWQ Seminar with Shadforth Financial Group

EVENT 22 JULY: Join NCWQ on Thursday 22 July for our next “Empowering Women Through Financial Independence” Empowerment Series 2021. This seminar’s topic Financial Wellness presented by Rhiannan Smit Rhiannan Smit, a Private Client Adviser of the Shadforth Financial Group Brisbane. Find out how to use money to find purpose and contentment. View details and book today.

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Demystifying Menopause Forum Invitation
Affiliate Partner
NCWQ Events

Demystifying Menopause Forum Invitation

EVENT 17 JULY: NCWQ affiliate partner, Soroptimist International Bayside, cordially invites you and your friends to attend a forum aiming to demystify Menopause. Leading professionals will consider the symptoms and impacts of Perimenopause, Menopause and Post Menopause on women and their families. The event will be held Saturday 17 July 2021 at the Redlands Sporting Club.

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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 of our community.

See a list of NCWQ’s affiliates and partners across the state.

What some of the bursary recipients say...

"Being a bursary recipient has not only given me financial support but also provided me a great networking opportunity and allowed me to return my confident, self-esteem to continue my journey."
Farhana Sharmin
2018 NCWQ Senator Claire Moore bursary
"I am most grateful to have received, in 2017, the Elements Living Bursary, sponsored by Chiou See Anderson, and the Forum Communicators bursary in 2018"
Madison Birthchnell
2018 Forum Communicators Bursary
"Being a bursary recipient has given me the confidence to extend myself further. It has not only supported my academic studies, but it helped my work as performing artist."
Leah Lever
2018 NCWQ Ipswich City Council bursary

Frequently Asked Questions

We have two types of membershipsAffiliate and Associate.

Affiliate membership is open to any association of women, or men and women, whose constitution is consistent with that of The National Council of Women. Each such affiliated association may elect two voting delegates to the Council.

Associate Membership is open to an individual whose nomination is accepted by the Council. Associate members are represented on the Management Committee and have full voting rights at all General Meetings.

For more information on becoming a member, please visit here.

No. NCWQ has a focus on all in our society, from the young to the old. 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.

We also have activities and support Young Women.

Yes, in conjunction with our Bursary partners, bursaries are awarded annually across a wide range of criteria. Find out more.

Yes. The NCWQ is actively involved in many areas impacting the life of women, across the whole of the state.

We also have extensive network of partners and affiliates throughout Queensland.

The network of these organisations enables the sharing of information, effective communication and better support across all segments of our community.

Yes. Our primary goals are:

Unite associates and societies of women, and of men and women, into an organisation for mutual counsel and cooperation.

Work for the empowerment of women and families and to promote equal status for women in law and fact.

Develop policies and responses on behalf of women on a state wide basis.

Act as a voice on issues and concerns of women at state and regional levels.

Link with the women of Australia and the International Council of Women through the National Council of Women of Australia and contribute to the implementation of their plans of action and policies.

How can I get involved?

1. Become a member.
2. Nominate to be part of the Management Committee or the panel of Advisers.
3. Attend NCWQ events and those of our affiliate organisations.
4. Refer issues affecting women to NCWQ.

Get Involved. Contact the NCWQ President.