CWA Conference returns to Moree after 89 years

The 1924 State Conference of the CWA was held in the Moree Town Hall, and CWA delegates will return to the same venue 89 years later. The Moree Town Hall was opened in April 1923; just a year after the CWA of NSW began. At that early conference in Moree, delegates heard of the tragic loss of babies to preventable causes and the desperate need for baby health centres. CWA’s first baby health centre was established at Moree in the years following. The government paid the nurse’s wage while CWA provided the nurse’s board, transport, furniture and equipment necessary for running the centre. By 1931, 22 baby health centres has been established.

While times have changed since those early years of CWA, members still want to change their world for the better. Motions on the 2013 agenda include a review of alcohol mixed with energy drinks and the misuse of overzealous use of antibacterial products within the home.

CWA Awareness Week - 04 September 2013

The Country Women's Association (CWA) NSW will be celebrating CWA Awareness Week 2013 from 14-21 September 2013 with a host of local events and activities planned across the state. With a focus on Diversity, Charity and Change the CWA NSW will be actively working to demonstrate the enormous scope...

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CWA campaigns for under-18 ban on energy drinks - 20 August 2013

The Country Women of NSW has sent a petition to all our branches regarding a ban on young people buying energy drinks. We will ask the House of Representatives to legislate that energy drinks are not sold to those under the age of 18 with proof of age required for...

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CWA at Country & Regional Living Expo - 05 August 2013

CWA of NSW once again exhibited at the Country & Regional Living Expo. This is an opportunity for CWA to promote our 400 branches to people who are looking for a "sea change" or "tree change".The Expo showcases the benefits of living and working in country and regional New South...

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Support for crush protection devices on quad bikes - 26 July 2013

Safe Work Australia, National Farmers' Federation (NFF), Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety (AgHealth) and Country Women's Association of Australia (CWAA) have joined together to support the fitting of crush protection devices (CPDs) to quad bikes before more deaths and serious injuries occur. The organisations met in Canberra on...

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CWA exhibits at All About Women - 16 May 2013

All About Women is a day of fearless discussion on everything from feminism to misogyny to income and equality. With 16 sessions and over 40 major international and local speakers, no stone will be left unturned.

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