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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...

  

More social and affordable housing a ‘matter of urgency’ for regional NSW

Posted on 8/30/2021
The COVID-19 pandemic and the financial stress it’s caused millions of NSW residents has highlighted the urgent need for more social and affordable housing options across the state, prompting the CWA of NSW to advocate...

  

CWA of NSW donates $50,000 to Foodbank for Western NSW

Posted on 8/28/2021
CWA of NSW has made a donation of $50,000 to Foodbank NSW/ACT from its Disaster Relief Fund to assist the Foodbank NSW/ACT in their ongoing emergency food relief activities in areas of Western NSW that have been impacted by COVID-19.