NCWQ Arts Report: August 2021

Arts Report August 2021

The first WOW! (Women of the World) festival to be held in Cairns FNQ will open with a concert on Friday 6 August 2021. Read more from NCWQ Arts Adviser, Jennifer Ann Davies in the August 2021 Adviser’s report.

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New Endometriosis Guidelines from the RANZCOG

Release of Australian Endometriosis Guideline

On 27th May 2021 the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology released new Australian clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of endometriosis. NCWQ Members and Supporters are reminded of the call to action to the Qld state government, requesting representation on funding for education of girls in Queensland schools about endometriosis.

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NCWQ Arts Report: June 2021

Arts Report June - July 2021

Great Reverence for FOOD has been evident in children’s faerie tales and nursery rhymes! Read more from NCWQ Arts Adviser, Jennifer Ann Davies in the June / July 2021 Adviser’s report.

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NCWQ Education Report: March 2021

NCWQ Education Report May 2021

By Deslyn Taylor, NCWQ Education Advisor. Much has appeared in the media recently about bullying and particularly about bullying against women. The Queensland Government has recently led a National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence (NDA). This was aimed at “empowering students to feel confident and to be part of the solution to bullying, both online and in the schoolyard”.

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NCWQ Environment Report: May 2021

NCWQ Environment Report, May 2021

By Pat Pepper, NCWQ Environmental Adviser. This report focusses on water quality in the Great Barrier Reef (GBR). As noted in the Position Statement by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA),  pollutants in land-based run-off are a major threat to water quality of the GBR and particularly inshore marine ecosystems and consequently to the long-term health and resilience of the GBR.  

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NCWQ Habitat Report: May 2021

Habitat Report May 2021

In this report, Dr Donnell Davis shares gems from local experience, federal budget & disability standards for housing, resident climate action, findings from the CSW65 conference, UN Secretary General speech on cities for positive transformation, Women’s roles in climate responsive cities (Action Aid), Using lessons from Covid Cities for accelerating action for climate-sensitive-cities and more,

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

Call to action request - endometriosis - Due 30 June 2021

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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NCWQ Arts Report: April 2021

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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NCWQ Habitat Report: March 2021

NCWQ Habitat Adviser's Report

This year the Commission on the Status of Women (UN CSW63) has a theme that extends to inclusive infrastructure. Because we comprise half the population, women should have a say in the
decisions for a vital and responsive living environment appropriate for women, children, elders, and vulnerable communities.

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