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  • 08 March 2024

    Ruby's story

    Growing up on the Gold Coast, Ruby Stockham was always curious about how the city had transformed over time. That curiosity turned into a passion which saw her take on an Urban Planning degree at Griffith University.

  • 08 March 2024

    Natalia’s story

    Natalia Florez is a proud Colombian woman who lives and works on the lands of the Turrbal and Yuggera people. She’s the co-founder of LOGiT and works to develop software and build careers for community mob. Our program to elevate female founders

  • 08 March 2024

    Stephanie’s story

    Entrepreneur Stephanie Bofinger is the CEO and Founder of Fempro Armour. Her range of clothing and protective gear is designed prevent injury during high impact sports or activity. The Queensland Government’s program for female founders is helping

  • 08 March 2024

    Waijungbah Jarjums

    Waijungbah Jarjums is our co-designed maternity service at Gold Coast Health. It’s founded on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ways of knowing, being and doing. The service is the first of its kind in Australia and received 2 awards at the

  • 10 March 2023

    Abby's story

    Abby Walsh is an inspiration. After turning her jewellery making hobby into a successful business, she's now helping to employ women in manufacturing.

  • 10 March 2023

    EmpowHER hiking program

    With support from the Queensland Government, the EmpowHER hiking program has hosted 75 guided walks for women of all abilities.

  • 10 March 2023

    Apprentice of the Year Jennah Halley

    Congratulations to Cairns refrigeration technician Jennah Halley who won the Apprentice of the Year award at the Australian Training Awards in 2022.

  • 10 March 2023

    Islamic Women’s Association of Australia

    With Queensland Government support, the Islamic Women's Association of Australia are sharing cultural safety messages with their diverse community.

  • 10 March 2023

    Queensland Indigenous Womens Ranger Network

    Women rangers in Queensland are connecting with each other through the Queensland Indigenous Womens Ranger Network.

Queensland Women's Week stories

Every year during Queensland Women's week, women and girls across Queensland share their stories, their views on women's issues, and what International Women's Day means to them.