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The CWA turns 100

Bangalow Businesses, Shops, Restaurants, Professionals

Within 24 hours of its establishment on April 20, 1922, Country Women’s Association (CWA) members began lobbying relevant government ministers for better services for women and children, and that has been their mission ever since.  

One hundred years ago, when government help was not forthcoming, members got to work themselves setting up baby health centres, funding bush nurses, building and staffing maternity wards, hospitals, schools, rest homes and holiday getaways for rural and remote families.

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