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Empowerment Series - Tax Tips & Tricks "Empowering Women Through Financial Independence

Empowerment Series - Tax Tips & Tricks

Seminar 19 May

2021 Bursary Program

Applications Open

NCWQ - Advocate, Empower, Connect
Endometriosis - Choose to Challenge

A Call to Action

We "Choose To Challenge" the lack of Endometriosis
education for all girls in Queensland.

National Council of Women of Queensland

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Call to action request - endometriosis - Due 30 June 2021
NCWQ Content Manager

UPDATED: Please act by 30 June 2021 – NCWQ & QENDO Raising awareness of endometriosis and advocating government to support education funding

UPDATED: NCWQ Call To Action due by 30 June 2021 – We are asking all members, supporters and friends of NCWQ to help us make a difference together. Our aim is to raise awareness of endometriosis and advocate for the State and Federal Governments to form a partnership to support and fund ongoing education for all girls in Queensland. Please write by 30 June 2021.

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TaxInvoice podcast episode on Super for Women
NCWQ Content Manager

ATO’s “Super for Women” podcast released

The ATO has recently released a Tax inVoice podcast episode on Super for Women. The episode features Assistant Commissioner Sonia Corsini, with Mariam Mohammad from Money Girl, discussing an equal financial future for women in regards to the Australian superannuation system.

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Bursary applications are coming in
Kathy Cavanagh, NCWQ Bursary Program Manager

UPDATE – 2021 Bursary Applications are coming in quickly!

Applications for the NCWQ Bursary Program are open. With 35 bursaries on offer, they range from Year 12 to PhD students, some for various fields of study, some for place of residence, some for specific groups, including disability, mental illness, refugee background, LGBTIQ, Indigenous. Please share with your network.

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Arts Report April 2021
Advisers' Reports
NCWQ Content Manager

NCWQ Arts Report: April 2021

Linguist and philosopher, NOAM CHOMSKY, said that postmodernism is meaningless because it adds nothing to analytical or empirical knowledge. Read more from NCWQ Arts Adviser, Jennifer Ann Davies in the April – May 2021 Adviser’s report.

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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.