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National Council of Jewish Women of Australia (NCJWA) defines itself as a grassroots organisation of volunteers. NCJWA strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.

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Update from the NCJWA NSW Steering Committee

Statement on Same Sex Marriage by NCJWA (National body) - National Council of Jewish Women of Australia supports same sex marriage as part of its stand against discrimination. Based on the human right to equality, we believe that civil marriage under the Marriage Act should be available to all people, regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religious affiliations and beliefs. We agree with the Executive Council of Australian Jewry that amending the definition of marriage in Australian civil law will not affect religious freedoms for those who believe in the traditional definition of marriage. Read More

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