CWA in the news


Awards honour outstanding WA Seniors

Posted on 16/11/2022
Media Statement from the Ministers Office - Hon Don Punch BPsych BSocwk MBA MLA Minister for Disability Services; Fisheries; Seniors and Ageing; Small Business


$180 Million for Regional Australia Level Crossing Safety Program

Posted on 26/10/2022
The Federal Government pledges $180 million to the make passive level crossings safer.


Foot and Mouth Disease Ministerial Replies

Posted on 26/10/2022
Hear what the Government has to say in response to CWA of WA letters on this issue.


WA Parliament Debate on International Day of Rural Women

Posted on 26/10/2022
The CWA is recognised by the WA Parliament on International Day of Rural Women


Rail Crossing Safety Radio Interview

Posted on 6/10/2022
CWA Member Lara Jensen from the Kirkalocka Branch continues her long running campaign for safety at Passive Railway Crossings. Listen to her latest radio interview.


Rail crossing control systems reviewed decades after Wheatbelt fatal crash

Posted on 4/10/2022
The State Government is investigating the safety risk of give way signs at passive rail crossings Lara Jensen says the signs should be replaced with flashing lights or stop signs (ABC Midwest and Wheatbelt: Phoebe Pin; Photo - Chris Lewis )


CWA of WA launch petition to improve ambulance funding

Posted on 14/09/2022
The Country Women’s Association of WA (CWA of WA) has launched a petition calling for ambulance transport to be made free for all Western Australians, as in Qld and Tasmania, & for the State Government to adequately fund regional ambulance services.


The fulfilling life of being in the Country Women's Association

Posted on 20/08/2022
And why Nungarin stars as centenary nears. Author Steve Butler - Bush Legends - West Australian 20 August 2022