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Bursary presentations event held 6 October

2021 Bursary Presentations

Held 6 October 2021
Annual Bursaries Fundraising Morning Tea and Fashion Parade

Bursaries Fundraising Morning Tea & Fashion Parade

Invitation to Attend Thurs 21 Oct
2021 AGM & President’s Lunch with Special Guest Speaker Senator Amanda Stoker

2020-2021 NCWQ Annual Report

Presented at AGM
Event Summary

Planning For Tomorrow - Thanks for Attending

Presented by Jade Duncan, Clinton Mohr Lawyers

NCWQ - Advocate, Empower, Connect

National Council of Women of Queensland

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ESA Fashion parade event 31 October 2021
Affiliate Partner
NCWQ Events

Summer Splendour Fashion Parade & High Tea Invitation (ESA)

EVENT 31 OCT: NCWQ affiliate partner, ESA (Redcliffe Branch), cordially invites you and your friends to attend their “Summer Splendour Fashion Parade & High Tea”, Sunday 31 October 2021 at the North Lakes Sports Club. Fashions are by Michelle K Boutique and the day includes Sales, Lucky Door Prize, Raffles & more.

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13th Bursary Presentation at the heritage listed Old Museum Building on the 6th Oct
Kathy Cavanagh, NCWQ Bursary Program Manager

Our 13th Bursary Presentation held 6 Oct

The National Council of Women of Queensland held their 13th Bursary Presentation at the heritage listed Old Museum Building on the 6th Oct. We are delighted that NCWQ’s Patron, His Excellency, the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC CVO, Governor of Queensland was able to join us and the bursary sponsors in awarding 35 worthy bursary recipients.

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Arts Report October-November 2021
Advisers' Reports
NCWQ Content Manager

NCWQ Arts Report: October 2021

“It’s a PHOENIX,” said Ginie, “to remind us all beautiful things can be reborn of ashes!” Read more from NCWQ Arts Adviser, Jennifer Ann Davies in the October – November 2021 Art Adviser’s report.

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2021 White Ribbon Day Breakfast
NCWQ Events

2021 White Ribbon Day Breakfast – tickets on sale now

EVENT 26 NOV: On Friday 26 November 2021, the Queensland Government will proudly host the 2021 White Ribbon Day Breakfast, to help end domestic and family violence. The breakfast will be held from 7am to 9am at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane.

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National Council of Women of Queensland Inc at our 2021 Christmas Party! - Event cancelled sorry
Council Meetings
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NCWQ Christmas Party – 21 Nov – CANCELLED

EVENT CANCELLED: Please be advised that this year’s NCWQ Christmas Party has unfortunately been cancelled due to COVID and the rescheduling of various events. We invite you however, to please join us at the President’s Lunch 10 November as we recap the year that was.

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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.