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NCWV – Pioneer Women’s Day

61st Pioneer Women's Day NCWV event

NCWA Constituent Council NCWA, cordially invite you to their 61st Pioneer Women’s Day. As 2022 is the 120th Anniversary of National Council of Women of Victoria (NCWV), the focus will be on Pioneering Women who established Victorian women’s organisations that continue until today.

Location, Time and Date

Pioneer Women’s Memorial Garden in the Kings Domain

Saturday 26 March from 10am until 12 noon,

Guest Speaker

We are delighted to have  Keynote Speaker Dr Judith Smart AM , co-author of the history of the NCW Australia, Stirrers with Style,  Barbary Clarke descendent of Janet Lady Clarke, and our Member Beverley Kannegiesser who will speak on behalf of the Austral Salon.

Dr Smart will give an overview of the history of Victorian women’s organisations, then a panel of speakers from some of the founding groups of NCWV will talk about their beginnings, achievements and where they are today. We will acknowledge the significance of first nations women leaders to their culture and Victorian society.

There will be a colour party by Girl Guides Victoria and the singing of the National Anthem with the flag-raising.



RSVP – Please notify NCWV of your attendance on [email protected]

This is free and a COVID safe event, so distancing and sanitising, with water available, but BYO cup/bottle.


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