Issues Report

Issues Reporting NCWQ issues advisory team investigate and produce a diverse range of reports. Submit an Issue Submissions for issue reporting are welcome. Please complete the following: Submit Issue 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 […]

Education Report Feb 2021

NCWQ Education Report: February 2021

By Deslyn Taylor, NCWQ Education Advisor (photo credit: https://oshcstudents.com.au/australias-university-fee-overhaul-to-make-stem-courses-cheaper-than-arts/) STEM in Queensland STEM has been recognised in Queensland as an important area of Education and Programmes are being put into place in both Private and Public schools to encourage students to pursue a career in this area. Governments are supporting this at all levels and […]

NCWQ Education Report: November 2020

By Deslyn Taylor, NCWQ Education Advisor (photo credit: https://qed.qld.gov.au/about-us/news-and-media/students-in-space) In September the ‘Minister for Science Leeanne Enoch and Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women, Di Farmer announced the winners of the 2020 Queensland Women in STEM Awards, acknowledging the contributions of leading women in the field. “It’s wonderful to recognise the 2020 Queensland Women […]

NCWQ Education Report: July 2020

By Deslyn Taylor, NCWQ Education Advisor In 2020 the Federal Government changed the costs of degrees at Universities and has attempted to push students towards industries that it believes will drive job growth. This has partly been because of the serious unemployment problem currently being experienced because of the COVID19 shutdowns. Areas including nursing, psychology, […]

NCWQ Education Report: March 2020

By Deslyn Taylor, NCWQ Education Advisor 2020 is proving to be one of the most educationally challenging years ever. At the time of writing this report all Australian schools and most Educational Institutions have been closed because of COVID19. However schools have accepted this challenge and are now running online classes for their students. This […]