Queensland Working Women's Service Inc

The Queensland Working Women's Service Inc (QWWS) provides a free confidential and supportive telephone advisory service for women about work-related issues such as: pay and conditions, unfair dismissal, discrimination, sexual harassment and workplace bullying.

Access to our service is via our telephone number 07 3211 1440 or freecall number 1800 621 458, where you can talk with our staff about your workplace situation. We target our services to vulnerable working women and give particular attention to: 

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women
  • Women from non- English speaking culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Women who have a disability
  • Women in regional, rural and remote areas
  • Women with family responsibilities
  • Women of mature age
  • Young women
  • Women in low paid jobs
  • Women entering the workforce
  • Women on 457 visas 

CLICK here for more information about client services

 Social Media and Work Research QUT are doing some interesting research about social media and work  and are looking for participants for thier survey. Click the above link if you would like more information

Working Women and Domestic Violence - important information you may need: DV and Work Resources

Our Work Our Lives: Women and Industrial Relations Conference - has been postponed. QWWS will provide an update as soon as the new date is confirmed. Register your interest here

QWWS  is supported through membership and donations. QWWS membership form 2012

Latest News
Fair Work Commission - new information for employees

Fact sheet_ About hearings and conferences - About_hearings_and_conferences

Fact sheet_ About awards - About_awards

Also see our NEW QWWS information sheets under that section above

Service Opening hours

Our telephone advisory lines are open at the following times (please note that these have changed):

Monday,  Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00am to 1:00pm  and Friday 9am to 4pm. If you are an existing client and know the extension number of the staff member assisting you please dial 07 32111440 and wait for the instructions.

Our services are in high demand, so you may not be able to get through straight away. Please leave a message or contact us through this website and our staff will return your call as soon as possible.

Pay Equity for Social and Community Services Workers
Information Sheets
Training Services
Staff Profiles
Positive Workplace Practices
Have you lost your job?

New information from Fair Work about Dismissal, Redundancy and General Protections in the workplace:

Unfair Dismissal Guide

 General Protections 

 Termination through Redundancy

Also see the QWWS information sheets



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Queensland Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Working Women's Services