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Women from all walks of life are members of the QCWA and they join for a variety of reasons. The QCWA means something different to everyone and that’s the way we like it.
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Connecting and inspiring for nearly 100 years
In 1922, Ruth Fairfax was appointed founding President of The Queensland Country Women’s Association (QCWA).
Formed on values of enabling the women of Queensland to come together to support communities, while celebrating their interests and forging friendships in a respectful and caring environment; the QCWA has been a beacon of friendship and engagement for almost 100 years.
Throughout the decade’s women across Queensland’s rural, regional and remote towns as well as cities have banded together to share ideas, skills, knowledge and friendship.
Explore our history further by clicking on the relevant links below and learn more about our founder, Ruth Fairfax, stories from our early beginning to today and our plans for the 2022 Centenary.
There is also a list of Important Dates and Events in the History of QCWA here.
The QCWA would like to thank the following for their valued support.