RURAL WOMEN’S SITES

THE QUEENSLAND RURAL, REGIONAL, REMOTE  WOMEN’S NETWORK INC     (QRRRWN)

QRRRWN was formed in 1993 to meet the needs of women in rural communities throughout the state.

Since then it’s grown to be a progressive organisation running a series of programs in regional centres as well as being involved at a national and international level.

The membership of QRRRWN includes women and men who are:

  • located in a rural or regional area
  • involved in a rural business (town based or primary production)
  • involved in a rural community
  • located in urban or coastal areas, and who have an interest in rural issues
  • interested in promoting strong links between the rural and urban sectors.

Our focus is on all rural women and their families, communities and enterprises.

Read More:   http://qrrrwnonline.wildapricot.org

THE NATIONAL RURAL WOMEN’S COALITION     (NRWC)

NRWC  is a collaborative national voice for women living in rural, regional and remote Australia. Established in 2002, we seek to ensure better social and economic outcomes for women in our rural townships and on farms.

Read More:   http://www.nrwc.com.au

THE NATIONAL RURAL WOMEN’S NETWORK

was established by NRWC in 2002 for the regional, rural and remote women of Australia. It is a place for all women to meet, network, share ideas, get information, talk about the real issues affecting them and inform government policy.

Read More:     http://www.nrwc.com.au/Projects/NationalRuralwomensNetwork.aspx

 

THE COUNTRY WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION – QUEENSLAND      (QCWA)

QCWA  connects communities in matters of health, education, transport & communications and are women who care for each other & work together in a culture of friendship, advocacy and personal development.

Read More:   http://www.qcwa.org.au/

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN OF AUSTRALIA   (NCWA)

NCWA  is a national non-government umbrella organization with broadly humanitarian and educational objectives, which seeks to raise the awareness of women to their rights and responsibilities as citizens and to encourage the participation of women in all aspects of community life.

Read More:   http://www.ncwa.org.au

THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN OF QUEENSLAND INC.

Affiliated with the National Council of Women of Australia Inc. Ltd. and the International Council of Women.

Patron: Ms Penelope Wensley AC.         President: Mrs Noela O’Donnell        Telephone: 07 3846 4418(h)

Postal Address: The Honorary Secretary, NCWQ, “Harris Terrace”, 46 George St, Brisbane QLD 4000

Office Telephone: 07 3229 8171 (rarely attended)

Read More:   http://www.ncwq.org.au

AUSTRALIAN WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE (AWiA)

AWiA  is Australia’s peak organisation for women across all areas of agriculture.   AWiA and our members unite and raise the profile of women in agriculture. Members are part of a recognised and dedicated national network involved in the development of Australian primary production, rural industries and communities.

Read More:   http://www.awia.org.au

RELATIONSHIPS AUSTRALIA

Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services including counselling, family mediation and a range of individual, family and community support and education programmes. We aim to support all people in Australia to achieve positive and respectful relationships.

We are a community-based, not-for-profit organisation. Our services are for all members of the community, regardless of religious belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances.

Read More:   http://www.relationships.org.au

OFFICE FOR WOMEN

The Office for Women is part of the Queensland Government. It aims to promote and encourage the rights of all Queensland women – across cultures, socio-economic backgrounds and age groups. It is a place where society’s diversity is celebrated, women’s rights, interests and wellbeing are promoted, and men and women enjoy equal opportunity and participation.

Read More:  http://www.women.qld.gov.au                       http://www.communities.qld.gov.au