International Women's Day Luncheon
The International Women's Day luncheon held at Burswood on Swan was a wonderful event in absolutely beautiful
surroundings with magnificent food and service.
Her Excellency The Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC Governor of Western Australia was an inspirational speaker
highlighting issues regarding aboriginal women and their families as well as areas where gender inequality remains today.
Her Excellency's experience as governor enhanced her knowledge of contemporary issues to raise on International
Thank you Your Excellency
NCWWA Christmas Lunch
Tress Walmsley was GuestSpeaker at the Chrismas Lunch function for NCWWA. Tress has over 15 years of Agribusiness experience and in 2015 was the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation( RIRDC) Western Australian Rural Tress is hoping her project, "oodles of noodles", will help increase demand for the WA grown wheat used to make udon noodles. Samples of Udon noodles and accompanying recipes were distributed to all guests.
NCWWA Members visit the Western Australian House of Parliament
Eleni Evangel MLA hosted NCWWA members recently to morning tea at Parliament House WA
It was a mutually informative occasion and enjoyed by all. Many thanks to Eleni for generously
donating her time in the midst of a very busy schedule.
A group of NCWWA Executive members attended
Breast Screen WA's Pink Ribbon day breakfast.
Back l-r Laurel Pearce, Helen McDonagh, Prof Lesley Cala, Merrill Cole
Front l-r: Jan Rose, Daphne Thacker, Robyn Nolan
Many thanks to Andrew Hastie MP for his outstanding presentation as
Guest Speaker to the October General Meeting
President NCWWA Robyn Nolan pictured with Andrew Hastie MP
At the recent Triennial General Meeting a change of NCWWA President was announced.
Immediate past President Marion Ward had competed her 3 year term of office and Robyn Nolan was
voted as the incoming President.
We thank Marion for her magnificent contribution to NCWWA over the last three years and are very
excited to welcome Robyn to the role.
Incoming President Robyn Nolan on the left, with immedite past president Marion Ward
A highlight of the IWD luncheon was the message on Leadership by Keynote Speaker
The Honorable Kerry Sanderson AO Governor of Western Australia.
Her Excellency gave us an amazing example of leadership whilst reflecting on her personal roles in business and the community. We are privileged to have this wonderful lady, the first women to be Governor of our state, as our Patron.
The NCWWA Paddy Firstenberg Memorial Award for Leadership was announced and presented by
Her Excellency, the Governor of Western Australia to the awardee, Carolyne Gatward .
(see citation on Awards and Events page.)
Members and friends seen enjoying the event.
The food was delicious. Congratulations to the Chef at the Rod Evans Community Centre