The Queensland Government Women’s Strategy is dedicated to removing barriers preventing women and girls achieving their goals either at work or in the community and supports WOW at Festival 2018 as part of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games arts and cultural program to work towards this outcome. Departments supporting the event include:
- Office of the Commonwealth Games (OCG) within the Department of Tourism, Major Events and Small Business
- Queensland Health
- Department of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning (DILGP)
- Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (DCCSDS) through the Queensland Office for Women
- Queensland Reconstruction Authority (QRA).
McCullough Robertson Lawyers have been supporting Of One Mind to bring WOW Festivals to Australia since 2015 through supporting events in Brisbane, Katherine and Melbourne
The Tim Fairfax Family Foundation supported WOW Katherine in 2016 and are ensuring that the voices of women from regional and remote areas in Queensland and the Northern Territory will be heard in the 2018 Festival.
QSuper is proud to partner with WOW at Festival 2018, uniting women and communities in the pursuit of improved wellbeing. Women make up 64% of QSuper members, and we’re here to help them feel confident about their financial future, from managing their everyday finances to ensuring superannuation savings become more consistent between males and females.
WOW at Festival 2018 is proudly supported by Brisbane City Council.
The project has been assisted by the Australian Government as part of the International Cultural Diplomacy Arts Fund (ICDAF) administered by the Department of Communication and the Arts.
As an unwavering proponent of equity and social inclusion, Griffith University is proud to be a major partner of the WOW at Festival 2018 Festival. Our belief in the potential of all to become remarkable is a cornerstone of the university's values, underpinned by a commitment to the Commonwealth to champion those who make their mission to make a difference. We couldn't think of an event to better reflect that goal than WOW.