February is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
Ovarian cancer is the deadliest of all women’s cancers. Four Australian women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each day and a further three will die. Ovarian Cancer Australia supports women living with ovarian cancer, raises awareness of signs and symptoms, advocates for access to drugs and clinical trials, as well as facilitating research.
To assist their vital work, the community is encourage to join them in organising an afternoon teal event during February. They aim to stage 500 Afternoon Teal events across Australia and raise $500,000 to expand support services to reach more women around Australia, fund high-impact research into ovarian cancer, and facilitate advancements in patient care.
If you are interested in getting some friends together you can register at www.afternoonteal.net.au. If you would like further information about ovarian cancer and support available, visit their website, www.ovariancancer.net.au
Welcome to The Country Women's Association of Victoria Inc.
The Country Women's Association of Victoria, Inc. is an organisation for country and city women living in Victoria and bordering towns. It is a vibrant Association aiming "to improve conditions by community service more especially as they affect the welfare of women and children".
The CWA is a self-funded volunteer philanthropic organisation with a focus on friendship, personal development and advocacy. The Association encourages advocating on: community issues; sustainable development and the protection of the environment; and social issues. The CWA also encourages supporting community and taking an interest in the workings of government at all levels. It awards educational grants and scholarships.
The CWA was formed on 12 March 1928 and today boasts over 5,600 members. Each member belongs to one of 320 branches state-wide that maintains its own program and is empowered to meet community needs. We are also a member of the Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW), which has non-government organisation status with several United Nations agencies.
"Part of a worldwide network of city and rural women supporting women, children and families"
State Presidents Blog
Keep up to date with what's happening at the Country Women's Association of Victoria Inc.Read her blog
BreastScreen Victoria - It's time to book a free mammogram!
Are you aged 50-74? Have you had a FREE breast screen in the last 2 years? It’s free and it’s easy.Find out more
1st Sunday of the Month CWA High Tea
Our heritage dining room is a perfect place to celebrate that special occasion. Enjoy a delicious selection of homemade treats including our famous scones, jam and cream.Read More
Marie Vassallo Country Womens Association Talks Citrus
Listen to Marie talk about citrus on 774 ABC Melbourne Radio.Listen to the segment