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Celebrate Being an Australian Awards 2024

January 22 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Celebrate Being an Australian Awards 2024

Join us for ”Celebrate Being an Australian” on Monday 22nd January 2024.

NCW NSW Celebrates Being an Australian Awards presented to tertiary students by  Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC, Governor of New South Wales  Patron, National Council of Women of New South Wales.

The Awards are to assist and encourage the awardee in her chosen discipline in specific research in a Post-graduate course or in the honours year.

GUEST SPEAKER: Dr Briony Scott  Principal, Wenona | Educator | Columnist

Dr Briony Scott (BScAgr, MEd, EdD) was appointed Principal of Wenona, a Kindergarten to Year 12 independent girls’ school, in July 2011. Outside of education, Briony was a Systems Analyst with Olivetti International in Italy and the UK and spent a year volunteering as an Emergency Medical Technician with the Wheaton Rescue Squad in Maryland, USA. Dr Scott has undertaken research on school choice, girls’ education, motivational theory, and educational technology. She believes in the empowerment of young women to discover and develop their strengths and talents and in training both young men and women to be engaged in egalitarian leadership, to be adventurous, brave, strong, and a voice for those who cannot speak. Dr Scott is on the Association of Independent Schools (AIS) Advisory Committee, and a Board Director with The Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, and the School for Life Foundation.

Strangers Room, Parliament House, Macquarie Street, Sydney.

12noon for 12.30 pm

$110 per person *RSVP by 15 January 2024.

Attire: Business / National Dress 

Contact; NCW NSW secretary@ncwnsw.org.au for a booking form.


January 22
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Parliament House
Macquarie St
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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