• Entry type: Organisation
  • Entry ID: AWE0058

Queensland Medical Women’s Society

(From 1929 – )
  • Occupation Professional Association


The Queensland Medical Women’s Society (QMWS) was founded in 1929 with the aim to further the professional development of Medical Women by education, research and improvement of professional opportunities. It promotes the health and welfare of all Australians, particularly women and children.

As of 2004, the QMWS:

Holds meetings throughout the year, at which a guest speaker presents a topic of clinical or medico-social consequence
Hold meeting/workshops with other groups of professional women incorporating matters of mutual interest
Sends newsletters to members
Provides an annual directory of members annually to encourage professional net-working
Provides mentoring opportunities

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Related entries

  • Founder
    • Rivett, Amy Christine (1891 - 1962)
  • Presided
    • Cilento, Lady Phyllis Dorothy (1894 - 1987)
  • Affiliated
    • Australian Federation of Medical Women (1927 - )
  • Related Women
    • Greenham, Eleanor Constance (Ella) (1878 - 1957)