CWA national conference hosted in Port Macquarie

The organisation country women have turned to for 70 years will have its Triennial National Conference in Port Macquarie next week.

More than 150 members of The Country Women's Association of Australia (CWAA), and their guests, will converge in town from Monday to discuss a diverse range of topics and elect national officials.

The women will convene for a busy four day schedule of sessions with 18 resolutions put forward.

Mandatory driver tutorials for international drivers arriving in Australia; a ban on gambling advertising; a band on alcohol advertising at sporting events; a ban on the sale of energy drinks to children under the age of 18 years and proof of age for purchase; the continued investigation into the existence of Lyme Disease in Australia; and the recognition of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder as a disability are among them.

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