2024 Bursary Presentation & President's Luncheon
20 July 2024, The Women's College, UQ
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National Council of Women of Queensland
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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.

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 AC PSM, Governor of Queensland.

OUR MISSION

We seek to raise the awareness of members as to their rights and responsibilities as citizens and encourages their participation in all aspects of community life.

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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.

ADVOCACY HUBS

COMING SOON. Our new Advocacy Hubs will be modelled on a national recommendation and will include a Parliamentary Watch Committee.

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.

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.

We offer support for women of all ages.

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.

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.