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Queensland Working Women's Service Inc- Assistance for Women on Work-Related Matters

The Queensland Working Women's Service Inc (QWWS) is funded by the Commonwealth Government Fair Work Ombudsman to provide a free confidential and supportive telephone advisory service for women in Queensland about work-related issues such as: pay and conditions, unfair dismissal, discrimination, sexual harassment and workplace bullying.

If you live in Queensland and would like to discuss your workplace situation please call our toll free 1800 621 458 number. We target our services to the most 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

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND WORK RESOURCES:

DV and Work Resources

QWWS FREE SEMINARS AT YOUR WORKPLACE (JUNE TO SEPT 2014) - SPONSORED BY BRISBANE CITY COUNCIL - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION ON  07 3211 1440.

 

 
QWWS  is supported through membership and donations. QWWS membership form 2014

All information provided by QWWS is not legal advice and we can not guarantee that it is accurate, complete or up to date.

 

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Latest News
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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
 
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Information Sheets
Training Services
Staff Profiles
Positive Workplace Practices
Links
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

QWWS IS FUNDED BY THE COMMONWEALTH GOVERNMENT (FAIR WORK OMBUDSMAN)

 

 
 
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Queensland Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Working Women's Services