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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

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Latest News

Our three guest presenters at the Women In Leadership series held 5 May 2022
Events
NCWQ Events

Women in Leadership – Sports Management [Event Recap]

[EVENT RECAP] The first event in this series, Women In Leadership – Sports Management was held at Morningside Panthers AFL Football Club 4 Oak Street, Hawthorne on 5 May 2022 with a panel of three prominent female sport CEO. We would like to thank our wonderful guest speakers for their time, experiences and advice for us and thank you to all for attending.

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Arts Report May - June 2022
Advisers' Reports
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NCWQ Arts Report: May-June 2022

The merry month of May has been full of adventures, hard work, surprises, beautiful art, live performances, refreshing music and Friendship! from NCWQ Arts Adviser, Jennifer Ann Davies in the May – June 2022 Art Adviser’s report.

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Education Adviser's Report May 2022
Advisers' Reports
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NCWQ Education Report: May 2022

By Deslyn Taylor, NCWQ Education Advisor. The focus of this report is on Girls and STEM and announcement of the 2021 judges award winner of the “Women in STEM” prize to Chloe Yap.

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NCWQ Environment Report May 2022
Advisers' Reports
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NCWQ Environment Report: May 2022

NCWQ Environment Report By Pat Pepper, NCWQ Environmental Adviser. In this report (May 2022), marine plastic debris is revisited, and removal and remedial measures investigated. Removal of floating plastic from ocean garbage patches and from rivers which researchers calculated had a high probability of entering the oceans were considered together with the ocean currents which could distribute the debris to the gyres.

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Health Adviser's Report May 2022
Advisers' Reports
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NCWQ Health Advisor Report: May 2022

NCWQ Health Report – Long COVID by Dr Kathryn Mainstone, NCWQ Health Adviser. With Australia now having one of the highest rates of COVID rates in the world, it will not be long before GPs see increasing numbers of long COVID patients presenting to them.

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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.