2012/ 2013 Annual Report

September 25, 2013

From the Chair: Alison McClintock – Acting Chair (Shanti Thompson was Chair until July 2013)

The past 12 months have seen QWWS again meet some significant challenges and come out the other side with a renewed passion for providing services to the most vulnerable working women in Queensland. A complete loss of state funding, even with a recent increase in federal funding saw an overall reduction in service provision, service size including staffing and some intense planning to ensure continuity of access with minimal disruptions.

Despite these challenges we have again this year been at the forefront of policy around women’s work issues and has contributed to Government enquiries and social debates and has provided support and advocacy to over 2000 individual women.

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