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New biosecurity measures welcomed by CWA of NSW, as threat to agriculture industry from FMD remains

Posted on 7/12/2022
The Country Women’s Association (CWA) of NSW welcomes the biosecurity measures introduced by the Federal Government in response to the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in Bali, Indonesia, and is calling for all Australians to get behind...

  

CWA of NSW welcomes NSW budget commitments but keen for further detail

Posted on 6/21/2022
NSW Budget commitments to rural and regional health and women’s issues have been welcomed by the Country Women’s Association (CWA) of NSW, but the association says it’s still keen to see the detail and the timeliness of the funding roll-out...

  

CWA of NSW endorses inquiry findings and calls for urgent action on regional NSW’s ‘health crisis’

Posted on 5/10/2022
The Country Women’s Association (CWA) of NSW has endorsed the findings of the Legislative Inquiry into the health outcomes and access to health and hospital services in rural, regional, and remote NSW and eagerly awaits the State Government’s...

  

Conference calls for urgent action on health care, farmland protection and housing security

Posted on 5/5/2022
The Country Women’s Association (CWA) of NSW is calling for greater financial protection for landholders from mining exploration, urgent action on the quality of health services for rural and regional communities and...

  

CWA of NSW contributes $500,000 to flood relief efforts

Posted on 4/27/2022
The Country Women’s Association (CWA) of NSW is providing $500,000 in financial assistance for communities impacted by devastating flooding in the past few months....

  

Healthcare inequality, disaster response on the agenda for CWA of NSWs State Conference in milestone

Posted on 4/14/2022
As many as 1000 members from around the state are expected to come together at Royal Randwick Racecourse from May 2 to 5 to help determine future policy direction and priorities, and to celebrate the centenary of the association...

  

CWA of NSW ‘disgusted’ at renewal of PELs on prime farming land

Posted on 4/14/2022
The Country Women’s Association of NSW has today expressed its disgust at the NSW Government’s decision to quietly renew a number of expired Petroleum Exploration Licences...

  

Budget ignores aged care needs - CWA of NSW calling for urgent action, meaningful policy initiatives

Posted on 3/30/2022
Assistance for aged care announced in last night’s Federal Budget has been labelled “totally inadequate” by the Country Women’s Association (CWA) of NSW...

  

So many reasons to celebrate 100th anniversary of state’s Country Women’s Association

Posted on 1/10/2022
The Country Women’s Association of NSW is celebrating its centenary in 2022 and in 100 days will mark the official date of the association’s 100th birthday...

  

Social housing funding welcomed by CWA but need remains high

Posted on 10/20/2021
The Country Women’s Association (CWA) of NSW has welcomed this week’s commitment of more than $180 million from the State Government for 1400 new affordable housing properties...