Australian War Widows Queensland

Australian War Widows Queensland  empowers, supports, inspires and celebrates war widows, carers and families affected by defence services. 

Our organisation was established in 1947 to protect the interests of war widows and to provide friendship, comfort and support to its members throughout Queensland.  AWWQ is a not-for-profit public benevolent institution with deductible gift recipient status.

AWWQ has 27 Sub Branches and Social Groups throughout Queensland. Click on the map to find your nearest social group or sub branch.

Upcoming Events


Commencing at 3:30pm at the St Patrick’s Catholic Church, 1 Church St. Gympie

AWWQ Friendship Day – Gympie

Commencing at 11:00am at the Gympie Showgrounds, 77 Exhibition Road, Southside Gympie. $50 per person.

War Widows’ Day & Jessie Vasey Day

Further details will be provided closer to date


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Posted on 27 Oct 2021

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