The Working Women Queensland (WWQ) is a free and confidential telephone advisory service for vulnerable women throughout Queensland. It is a program of the Queensland Working Women’s Service Inc.
The Queensland Working Women’s Service Inc. (QWWS) was incorporated as a not for profit organisation in 1995 commencing with a Commonwealth Government grant that recognised women were in a disadvantaged bargaining position in the workplace. The service is overseen by a Management Committee who reflect our stakeholders and who provide the governance for the organisation.
Over our herstory, QWWS has received support and funding from both State and Commonwealth Governments and has assisted over 60,000 women to understand and uphold their rights in the workplace.
QWWS provides a service that empowers and advocates for the attainment of social justice for women in the workplace.
Our vision is for equitable and fair outcomes for Queensland women and youth in their employment. We strive to be a leading source of expertise in improving the status of women in the workplace.
We promote equality in the workplace through:
Our work is characterised by:
Working with each other and those outside our organisation in ways that are inclusive, collaborative, consultative, respectful and consistent with a feminist approach.
Please find below the QWWS Constitution: