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My Health For Life program feedback
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My Health for Life Program – Participant Feedback [Event Recap]

[EVENT RECAP] The Qld govt funded health and lifestyle modification program My Health for Life program was offered to NCWQ members at the beginning 2022. As part of its mission to educate and empower women, the program was hosted online with 2 options (Monday evening, Wednesday afternoon). Both sessions were at capacity and participant has been overwhelmingly positive. Another round of My Health for Life online programs will be offered to members in the second half of 2022.

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NCWQ Management committee member, Saalihah Seedat graduated on 28 March 2022 at Monash University Melbourne with a postgraduate qualification in Clinical Pharmacy (Aged Care
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NCWQ Committee Member Saalihah Seedat receives postgraduate qualification in Clinical Pharmacy (Aged Care)

NCWQ Management committee member and Consultant Clinical Pharmacist Saalihah Seedat graduated on 28 March 2022 at Monash University Melbourne with a postgraduate qualification in Clinical Pharmacy (Aged Care). The Monash University Pharmacy Faculty has been ranked the top #1 Pharmacy school in the world (2022). Mrs Seedat said that she hopes to use her skills and vast knowledge to pioneer a new career pathway for pharmacists commencing 2023.  Congratulations on your achievement Saalihah!

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#IamRemarkable Program reach
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#IamRemarkable [Event Recap]

[EVENT RECAP] NCWQ celebrated International Womens’ Day with an online #IamRemarkable workshop on Wednesday 9 March. Facilitated by NCWQ Management Committee member Saalihah Seedat, the workshop was held as a lunchtime session and was well attended by a diverse background of women.

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Brendan Rook presenting The Betrayal of Anne Frank – A Discussion on the Cold Case Investigation
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The Betrayal of Anne Frank – A Discussion on the Cold Case Investigation [Event Recap]

Thank you to everyone who joined us on 3 April 2022, as NCWQ hosted former Queensland detective (who was then working for the International Criminal Court in The Hague), Mr Brendan Rook, for an engaging discussion on the The Betrayal of Anne Frank, Cold Case Investigation. The session was truly informing and enlightening. Attendee Bridget Cullen , GAICD shared her recap of the event on LinkedIn. We’ve included Bridget’s article here. Thank you Bridget for the summary, and a huge thank you to Brendan who donated a lot of his personal time in the investigation and putting together the presentation.

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Queensland Women's Strategy 2022-27
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New Queensland Women’s Strategy 2022-27 (Qld Govt)

For your information, The Queensland Government announces the release of the new Queensland Women’s Strategy 2022-27. The primary focus of the Queensland Women’s Strategy 2022-27 is to strengthen women’s economic security. Access the full strategy document and watch the video here.

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International Women’s Day 2022 - Amanda Stoker presenting
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IWD 2022 [Event Recap]

#iwd2022 – Thank you to everyone who joined us on 10 March 2022, as NCWQ and Soroptimist International Logan Inc hosted a joint International Women’s Day evening. What a gorgeous evening, a night we spent mingling with our members and friends, and highlighting some important topics. A huge thank you to our guest speaker, Senator Amanda Stoker, Assistant Minister for Women. View the highlights.

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Arts Report March - April 2022
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NCWQ Arts Report: March-April 2022

Masks in Qld, Dead Puppet Society, the World of Literature, Language and Literacy – Variety and Vintage and Our Colleagues, Sisters And Families In The Ukraine from NCWQ Arts Adviser, Jennifer Ann Davies in the March – April 2022 Art Adviser’s report.

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NCWA March 2022 Newsletter cover
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NCWA March 2022 National Newsletter

Dear NCWQ members, supporters and friends, our national affiliate, the National Council of Women of Australia (NCWA) has released their March 2022 newsletter, the first of the year. This national newsletter bring you stories from all NCW state and territory Presidents as well as a message from the International Council of Women (ICW). It is available as a pdf download.

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NCWQ Environment Report February 2022
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NCWQ Environment Report: February 2022

NCWQ Environment Report By Pat Pepper, NCWQ Environmental Adviser. In this report (Feb 2022), the health and resilience of the Great Barrier Reef are discussed together with various measures which are addressing or could address real and potential risks. Issues discussed include climate change, reef restoration measures, water quality, and control of Crown-of-Thorns Starfish.

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