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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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CWA of NSW welcomes NSW Budget announcements and calls for more focus on regional investment into the future - 20 June 2018

The President of the CWA of NSW, Annette Turner, has welcomed the NSW State Budget as well rounded, placing the state in an enviable financial position. That said, Mrs Turner went on to highlight the need for continued significant investment in regional, rural and remote parts of the state: "The...

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CWA calls for donations following Dick Smith’s $1 million contribution - 19 June 2018

Dick Smith presents a cheque to Tooraweenah CWAmembers for drought assistance across Australia Following the incredibly generous donation from Dick Smith Food Foundation of $1 million dollars to our Disaster Relief Fund, the CWA of NSW...

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Urgent call for action on drought, Murray-Darling Basin and homelessness gain wide support - 03 May 2018

This year’s Country Women’s Association (CWA) of New South Wales state conference in Armidale has heard some passionate debate around a raft of environmental, health and social issues, including an emergency motion on the worsening drought across much of the state. Delegates overwhelmingly endorsed a motion calling on the NSW...

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