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


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75th Anniversary / War Widows’ Day

Event Details: Date: Wednesday 19 October 2022 Time: TBA Venue: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition centre Price: $50 per head Bookings are essential and can be made by contacting Head Office on 07 3846 7706.

Lord Mayors Civic Reception

Event Details: Date: 5 October 2022 Time: 9:45am arrival - Morning tea 10am - 11am Venue: Balmoral Room, Level 1, City Hall, Brisbane City Number of attendees: 80 people Cost: Free Bookings are essential and can be made by contacting Head Office on 07 3846 7706. Bookings open on 1 July 2022 and close on 26 August 2022. Group bookings are a maximum of five members due to limited numbers.

AWWQ Friendship Day – Gympie

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

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