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RESOLUTION 1

MOVED: Newstead Branch, Central Victoria Group

SECONDED: Dimboola Branch, West Wimmera Group

That The Country Women’s Association of Victoria Inc. urges both the State and Federal Governments to prioritise the funding of adequately trained, properly resourced
and dedicated rural policing units in all districts to ensure immediate investigation of reported crimes relating to farm stock, produce and equipment.

CARRIED not unanimously


RESOLUTION 2

MOVED: Mansfield Branch, Hume Goulburn Group

SECONDED: Gippsland Hills Group

That The Country Women’s Association of Victoria Inc. urges local and State Government to legislate that all new residential developments must either provide a percentage of quality housing for those on low incomes, or, if it is not suitable to do this, then the developer must pay a percentage per dwelling to a fund with the Government that will then be used to offset the cost of low cost housing in that area.

LOST


RESOLUTION 3

MOVED: West Wimmera Group

SECONDED: Central Wimmera Group

That The Country Women’s Association of Victoria Inc. urgently requires the Victorian Government to return the full train service to Horsham.

CARRIED not unanimously


RESOLUTION 4

MOVED: Loch Branch, Bass Group

SECONDED: Gippsland Hills Group

The Country Women’s Association of Victoria Inc. urge
the Victorian State Government and Health Department to urgently fund the holding of two units of Snake Antivenom at all rural hospitals.

CARRIED not unanimously


RESOLUTION 5

MOVED: Social Issues Committee

SECONDED: Membership Committee

The CWA of Victoria Inc. urges all State and Local Government authorities in Victoria to institute a range of targeted strategies to address growing social isolation in their communities.

CARRIED not unanimously


RESOLUTION 6

MOVED: Agriculture & Environment Committee

SECONDED: Club Committee

That The Country Women’s Association of Victoria Inc. requests that the Federal and State Governments give urgent attention to resolving the issues of deterioration of water quality and quantity managed by the Murray Darling Basin Authority.

CARRIED not unanimously


RESOLUTION 7

MOVED: Cobram Nocturnals Branch, Central Murray Group

SECONDED: Echuca Group

That The Country Women’s Association of Victoria Incorporated strongly urges the State Government of Victoria to make compulsory the registration of all push bikes when ridden by cyclists aged 14 years and upwards on roadways and public thoroughfares in the State of Victoria.

LOST


RESOLUTION 8

MOVED: Henty Group

SECONDED: South Western Group

That The Country Women’s Association Inc. requests the relevant authorities at State and local government levels ensure that property identification numbers are visible as an aid to emergency services.

CARRIED not unanimously


RESOLUTION 9

MOVED: Thoona Branch, Moira Group

SECONDED: East Gippsland Group

That The Country Women’s Association of Victoria Inc. strongly urges the State Government and relevant bodies to investigate anomalies in the Victorian School Bus Program.

CARRIED not uunanimously