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NCWQ issues advisory team investigate and produce a diverse range of reports.

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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 & Health.

The NCWQ actively engages with a cohort of State Advisers, who each research and report on up to date issues across various sectors and topic areas.

Please note: The views and opinions expressed in the individual Advisers reports are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the National Council of Women Queensland.

Current Issue Reports

NCWQ Habitat Report: November 2020

By Dr Donnell Davis, NCWQ Habitat Adviser Urban design for disability, dementia and resilience This report encompasses design for disability (D4D), dementia (D4De) and durability. It highlights human wellbeing (SDG

NCWQ Health Report: November 2020

By Dr Kathryn Mainstone, NCWQ Health Adviser Vaccines for COVID-19 – Australia can afford to wait. Current vaccines are highly unlikely to be the silver bullet in the COVID-19 battle.

NCWQ Environment Report: November 2020

By Pat Pepper, NCWQ Environmental Adviser This report covers recommendations from the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements which aimed at increasing national co-ordination to prepare better for natural

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

NCWQ Arts and Letters Report: Oct-Nov 2020

By Jennifer Ann Davies, NCWQ Arts and Letters Adviser (gramunicorn75@gmail.com) Wise words from Professor JOLANDA JETTEN, School of Psychology: Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences: University of Queensland, reviewing closures

NCWQ Rural, Regional & Remote Women Annual Report: 2020

By Tracey Martin NCWQ Rural, Regional & Remote Adviser (photo credit: https://www.qt.com.au/news/online-series-empowers-women-in-rural-communities) Women in rural and regional Queensland are renowned for overcoming the barriers that can inhibit them reaching their

NCWQ Arts and Letters Report: August 2020

By Jennifer Ann Davies, NCWQ Arts and Letters Adviser  Poverty, prostitution, poisoning, pain, paedophilia, people-poaching, panic, physical and psychological paralysis and perversions persist; potently pronounced in places, by the pandemic!

NCWQ Child, Youth and Family Report: July 2020

By Leanne Francia, NCWQ Child, Youth and Family Adviser (photo credit: https://www.slq.qld.gov.au/get-involved/fellowships-awards-residencies/blackwrite) The April report took a look at what life at home now looked like for families in the

NCWQ Habitat Report: July 2020

By Dr Donnell Davis, NCWQ Habitat Adviser This report covers: 1. NCWQ Narelle Townsend Urban Design Bursary 2020 2. Ngambany – Urban Design For Pandemics 3. Covid in Cities a.

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