Highlands Community

Country Women's Association

Mon 1 Jun 2020 to Mon 31 Aug 2020

  • Southern Highlands

The CWA was formed in 1922 when countrywomen were fighting isolation and a lack of health facilities. Within the first year, the Association was a unified, resourceful group that was going from strength to strength. The members worked tirelessly to set up baby health care centres, fund bush nurses, build and staff maternity wards, hospitals, schools, rest homes, seaside and mountain holiday cottages - and much more. The women of the CWA have been initiators, fighters and lobbyists. They have made localities into communities by providing social activities and educational, recreational and medical facilities.CWA members

 Women in NSW and ACT can join a local branch and have a voice in the nation's affairs, socialise with others and assist the community.

 

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