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Welcome to NCWQ

The National Council of Women of Queensland Inc (NCWQ) is a non-party-political, non-sectarian, not-for-profit, umbrella organisation with broadly humanitarian and educational objectives.

It seeks to raise the awareness of members as to their rights and responsibilities as citizens and encourages their participation in all aspects of community life.

The National Council of Women of QLD (Inc) is affiliated with National Council of Women of Australia Ltd. and the International Council of Women. Our patron is His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland.

The National Council of Women of Qld Inc has been working for women in Queensland since 1905.

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NCWQ Rural, Regional & Remote Women Annual Report: 2020

By Tracey Martin NCWQ Rural, Regional & Remote Adviser (photo credit: https://www.qt.com.au/news/online-series-empowers-women-in-rural-communities) Women in rural and regional Queensland are renowned for overcoming the barriers that can inhibit them reaching their

2020-2021 Management Committee – Call for Nominations

NCWQ is calling for nominations from dedicated and innovative women and men living in Queensland, to nominate for a position on the Management Committee for the 2020-2021 year. Calling for

2020 Annual Dinner

We invite our members, organisational members, families and friends to our 2020 Annual Dinner, to be held on 15 September, following the conclusion of our AGM. The Annual Dinner will

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...

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"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
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"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
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"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.

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.

president@ncwq.org.au

Get Involved. Contact the NCWQ President.