Three generations of women

National Council of Women ACT Welcomes You

Equal Opportunity for Women

At National Council of Women ACT we believe that our efforts can make a huge difference. Join us in order to make an impact and bring about transformation in our world. Our goal is to be a catalyst for more dreams to be realised and more lives to be improved.
We help people work together towards a more empowered and satisfying life.

 

ABOUT

Here at National Council of Women ACT, we are committed to a single goal; equal opportunity for women. Explore our website to learn more about all that we’re doing to make a change. We are a private, non-profit organisation dedicated to finding volunteers to help those in need overcome challenges, while developing meaningful relationships with them.

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Join Us

OUR EVENTS

Come join us in some of our fun and exciting events. We have many new and exciting events happening in the future. All of our events are a great way to get involved with our Non-Profit Organisation, and meet other passionate supporters in the community. Interested to see what we have coming up? See below for more details.

COUNCIL MEETINGS FEATURING TOPICAL GUEST SPEAKERS HELD AT THE
TUGGERANONG BAPTIST CHURCH MEETING ROOMS

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Every 2nd Thursday of the Month

12pm for a 12.30pm start Held in the meeting rooms of 23 Garrett St Wanniassa ACT

 Rotating guest speakers with a continued focus on Canberra Homeless Women and 2021 addition of Women in Prison.

SPEAKERS

May: Colin Thomson, Christine Morris

June: Dr Helen Watchirs

July: Terry Campese

August: David Marshall

September: Rebecca Vassarotti, Emma Davidson

LETS TALK ABOUT WOMEN IN OUR PRISON - FREE EVENT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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26th May 2021

National Council of Women ACT Inc invites you to attend a forum to discuss women in the ACT prison system. A specific focus on what happens whilst in the system and what supports are in place for post release.

Moderated by Jack Waterford (former editor of the Canberra Times) Panelists include members of The ACT Law Society, The ACT Bar Council, The Honourable Justice Richard Refshauge, Jon Stanhope AO (former ACT Chief Minister), Marcia Williams (CEO Women's Health Matters) and Dr Helen Watchirs OAM (ACT Human Rights Commissioner) along with Dr Caroline Doyle (President of Prisoners AID ACT)


There is no charge to attend this event and there will be time for questions from those in attendance to address the panel.

We are looking forward to seeing you at our next event!

 
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WHAT WE DO

Our Work

We strive to do it all here at National Council of Women ACT. We represent a cross section of womens' organisations from all over Canberra. We work on many exciting initiatives to advance the status of women and are very proud of the work we do. Contact us to learn about our exciting initiatives, and what we are working on every day in order to promote change.

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REPRESENTATION OF WOMENS'
GROUPS ACROSS CANBERRA

Helping The Community

BE A VOICE FOR WOMEN

What We Can Do

Lasting Friendship
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Has more than 120 years of history

 

Mark Twain

“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see”