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About NCWQ Membership

Membership of NCWQ

NCWQ Membership

Members of Affiliated organisations and associations and Associates are welcome at all general meetings and functions of the Council.

The Council of affiliated organisations and associations gives a stronger voice to women on issues of common concern, to inform and encourage discussion among women, to formulate policies and to make submissions to government and other bodies.

Benefits of Membership

Affiliated organisations and individual members give a stronger voice to women, and informs and encourages discussion. Show your support. Benefits:

  • Advocacy
  • Networking
  • Events and conferences
  • Monthly e-Bulletin
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Access to affiliate events and publications
  • The opportunity to be a voice on issues of concern via submissions to government and other bodies

Honorary Life Members

NCWQ Honorary Life Members include the following:

  • Dr Laurel Macintosh OBE, MB BS, DO, FRACO
  • Mrs Val Cocksedge OAM, DipHSc
  • Mrs Ailsa Scurr Dip.T
  • Mrs Noela O’Donnell AM

In recognition of the work done by these members: Download list of NCWQ Honorary Life Members 2017 – 2018 and 2018 – 2019 (pdf 30kb). Source: NCWQ Annual Reports

Types of Membership

Affiliate Membership

This membership best suits organisations wishing to join the NCWQ. (see other organisations that have joined)

An individual representing an organisation may apply for Affiliate membership.

Any association of women, or men and women, whose constitution is consistent with that of the NCWQ. An Affiliated Organisations cover a wide range of interests: Family, social, political, professional, church, service, ethnic, health, urban and rural. Each such affiliated association may elect two voting delegates to the Council.

Membership Fee

Affiliate Memberships are $96 / year.

Membership Fees, including the once off membership application fee of $25, are payable on application.

Each approved NCWQ member receives a complimentary NCWQ membership pack (including a membership pin). Non-approved applicants will receive a refund of application fees paid.

The Membership Period is 1st July to 30th June each year. Membership fees for new applicants are a pro-rata amount plus the application fee.

We invite interested organisations to apply.

Associate Membership

This membership best suits an individual wishing to join the NCWQ.

Individuals, not representing an organisation, are welcome to apply as an Associate or Student member.

An Associate member is an individual (including a student) whose nomination is accepted by the Council.

Associate members are represented on the Management Committee and have full voting rights at all General Meetings.

We invite interested individuals to apply.

Membership Fee

Associate Membership are $24 / year for a student, and $48/year for a non-student.

Membership Fees, including the once off membership application fee of $25, are payable on application. Each approved NCWQ member receives a complimentary NCWQ membership pack (including a membership pin). Non-approved applicants will receive a refund of application fees paid. The Membership Period is 1st July to 30th June each year. Membership fees for new applicants are a pro-rata amount plus the application fee.

We invite interested individuals to apply.

Apply for NCWQ Membersip

Membership applications are submitted online. PLEASE select an option below:

OPTION 1 - Affiliate Membership

I am applying as an ORGANISATION. I am an individual representing an organisation. I wish to apply for Affiliate membership.

OPTION 2 - Associate Membership

I am applying as an INDIVIDUAL, not representing an organisation. I wish to apply for Associate or Student membership. 

How can I get involved?

1. Become a member.
2. Nominate to be part of the Management Committee or Advisers panel.
3. Attend NCWQ events and those of our affiliate organisations.
4. Refer issues affecting women to NCWQ.
5. Connect with us on Facebook.

Get Involved. Contact the NCWQ President.