NCWQ Bursary Fund-Raising Morning Tea
To be held Thursday 13 October at The Tattersalls Club
Your Invitation
Bursary Presentation & President's Lunch
QLD Parliament House was held Saturday 27 August
Awards presented, Yearbook released
National Council of Women of Queensland
Empower. Respect. Connect.
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About NCWQ Inc

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

Our patron is Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young PSM, Governor of Queensland

Latest News

of Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young AC PSM, Governor of Queensland and Patron of NCWQ making speech at Bursary presentation
Bursaries
Kathy Cavanagh, NCWQ Bursary Program Manager

Bursary Program 2022 – Awards Presented, Yearbook released

There was a buzz in the Parliamentary Annex as people gathered for the bursary presentation for the 14th NCWQ Bursary Program. Congratulations to all the recipients and thank you to our kind sponsors and many volunteers who made it all happen. The 2022 Yearbook was also released. Do read their stories. You will be amazed!

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Environment Report July 2022
Advisers' Reports
NCWQ Content Manager

NCWQ Environment Report: July 2022

NCWQ Environment Report By Pat Pepper, NCWQ Environmental Adviser. This report focusses on aspects of the recently released State of the Environment Report, which are pertinent to Queensland. The situation is dire in many aspects. However, the Queensland Government in partnerships with community groups and landowners has an ongoing commitment for improvement and there are several new initiatives. Though, if Australia is to meet its targets more needs to be done.

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The Zonta Advancement Grant of $1000 to improve the status of women
Affiliate Partner
NCWQ Content Manager

Zonta Advancement Grant Applications Open

NCWQ would like to share an open invitation from our Affiliate member ZONTA CLUB for interested women living or working or studying in Queensland or Northern NSW, to submit an application for the Zonta Advancement Grant (valued at $1,000 each) to improve the status of women. Please share within your networks.

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Bursary Program 2022 Update July
Bursaries
Kathy Cavanagh, NCWQ Bursary Program Manager

Bursary Program 2022 Succesful Recipients Advised

All the 2022 NCWQ bursary recipients have been advised of their success. And in fairness to all, those who were not successful this year, are advised of that outcome, and we hope they consider applying next year. and Preparation for the presentation on 27 August is well underway.

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Education Adviser's Report July 2022
Advisers' Reports
NCWQ Content Manager

NCWQ Education Report: July 2022

By Deslyn Taylor, NCWQ Education Advisor. The focus of this report is on Mathematics and STEM. There is a major problem with Mathematics Education in Australia. There are differences of opinions about the causes and possible solutions.

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What We Do

Bursary Program

In conjunction with our Bursary partners, bursaries are awarded annually across a wide range of criteria to Queensland women.

Issues Reporting

NCWQ issues advisory team investigate and produce a diverse range of reports. The NCWQ is actively involved in many areas impacting the life of women.

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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...

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.

Get Involved. Contact the NCWQ President.

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.