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$5 million in additional funding for CWA to help drought-affected farmers - 31 August 2018

The recent announcement by Coles that more than $5 million is going to the Country Women’s Association to assist drought-affected farmers has been welcomed by the CWA of NSW. “Our farmers, and the communities that support them, are doing it very tough at the moment, but the one bright spot...

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Country NSW sick of second-class treatment when it comes to health care - 28 August 2018

The widening gap between health care services in country communities and those in metropolitan centres is the focus of a major new campaign by the Country Women’s Association (CWA) of NSW. Health care inequalities will be the focus of this year’s CWA of NSW Awareness Week, which launches on Saturday,...

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CWA able to extend assistance due to donations - 01 August 2018

CWA of NSW is continuing its Drought Aid grants thanks to donations given from organisations and the public. $300,000 from the Dick Smith Foods Foundation donation has been initially allocated to CWA of NSW allocated for these grants as well as a $50,000 from NAB and ongoing donations from the...

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Government drought assistance package welcomed by CWA of NSW - 30 July 2018

The Country Women’s Association (CWA) of NSW has welcomed today’s announcement from the NSW Government on further support for drought-affected farmers. The Government has announced an Emergency Drought Support Package worth $500 million which includes: $190 million for Drought Transport Subsidies; $100 million for cutting the cost...

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CWA of NSW to give $100,000 in grants to drought-affected farmers - 03 July 2018

The Country Women’s Association (CWA) of NSW has announced $100,000 will be released from its Disaster Relief fund to help farm families in NSW struggling with worsening drought conditions. This is in addition to last month’s donation of $1,000,000 by businessman and philanthropist Dick Smith to help drought-affected farm families...

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