2011/ 2012 Annual Report

July 1, 2012

From the Chair: Shanti Thompson

I have had a long association with the Queensland Working Women’s Service as an employee (first in Rockhampton then Brisbane) and as a committee member. I have now finished my first
year as QWWS Chairperson. It seems that there is never a dull moment for our community based service and this year has been no exception.

The service this year has again been at the forefront of policy around women’s work issues and has contributed to public enquiries and social debates and has provided support and advocacy to over 2500 individual women.

The Young Workers Advisory Service auspiced by QWWS continues to respond to requests for assistance from young people in resolving their workplace issues as well as providing community education on rights and responsibilities for young people in the community and in high schools…

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