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.
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.
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
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.
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
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!
WHAT WE DO
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.
REPRESENTATION OF WOMENS'
GROUPS ACROSS CANBERRA
Helping The Community
BE A VOICE FOR WOMEN
What We Can Do
NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN AUSTRALIA
Has more than 120 years of history
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