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2020 Bursary Yearbook

Congratulations to the 40 recipients
in this year’s bursary program.

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Merry Christmas and Thank You

Merry Christmas and Thank You

We wish you and your families a very safe and happy New Year. Thank you to all who attended our 2020 Christmas Party last weekend, which showcased and supported one
Mission Arts

NCWQ Arts, Letters and Music Report: Dec 2020

Music and memories make the magick that is Christmas! All along our borders and in our inland areas the songs and sounds and smells of Christmas emerge.

2020 NCWQ Christmas Party

The National Council of Women of Queensland Inc (NCWQ) invites you to our 2020 Christmas party! We are delighted to welcome members and guests to join us as we farewell 2020 and bring in the New Year.

NCWQ Habitat Report: November 2020

By Dr Donnell Davis, NCWQ Habitat Adviser Urban design for disability, dementia and resilience This report encompasses design for disability (D4D), dementia (D4De) and durability. It highlights human wellbeing (SDG

NCWQ Health Report: November 2020

By Dr Kathryn Mainstone, NCWQ Health Adviser Vaccines for COVID-19 – Australia can afford to wait. Current vaccines are highly unlikely to be the silver bullet in the COVID-19 battle.

NCWQ Environment Report: November 2020

By Pat Pepper, NCWQ Environmental Adviser This report covers recommendations from the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements which aimed at increasing national co-ordination to prepare better for natural

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

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.