Enriching the lives of Rural Women
Enriching the lives of Rural Women

What is Women in Agriculture and Business?

WAB is a 106 year old organisation making it the oldest rural women’s group in Australia. It has a dynamic state-wide branch network across South Australia.  It is an organisation for women interested in rural, agricultural and business issues and offers a communication and education hub, leadership opportunities and skills, and friendship.  Click here for more information about WAB.

2024 WAB State Conference – ‘Life is for Living’

Thursday 8 and Friday 9 August 2024
Port Lincoln

The Charlton Branch is hosting the 2024 State Conference in Port Lincoln. The theme of the conference is ‘Life is for Living’. The first day will be a range of guest speakers followed by the Annual General Meeting. The second day will be a bus tour to Cummins. Both days will go from 9.30 am to 3.30 pm. The cost is $50. Registrations are due by 8 July 2024.

For those flying, QANTAS and Rex Airlines each fly to Port Lincoln up to five times per day. Please email wabstatepres@gmail.com to advise what time you are arriving and we will arrange airport pickups and transport to the conference venue. The closest caravan park to the venue, which also has cabins, is the Port Lincoln Tourist Park in Kirton Point (8621 4444) and the closest motel is the Hilton Beachfront Motel (8682 1144). There are many other accommodation options located in town. Please email Sandra Wischki at wabstatepres@gmail.com if you would like any further information.

If you are unable to attend the conference but would like to attend the AGM via Zoom please email Sandra and a link will be sent to you so that you can join the AGM by Zoom.

Here is the Registration Form – 2024 Conference Registration Form

19th Triennial ACWW South Pacific Area Conference

Griffith, New South Wales, Australia
Welcome and Registration Sunday 8 September 2024
Conference Sessions Monday 9 – Thursday 12 September 2024

The Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW) South Pacific Area Conference is being hosted by CWA of NSW in Griffith from 8 to 12 September 2024. All members and friends are invited to attend for a week celebrating Rural Women in Action and the International work throughout the South Pacific Area.

The Registration Fee of $360 includes Welcome and Thanksgiving Service on Sunday, full conference program including guest speakers, conference bag, morning/afternoon teas and light lunches during conference as well as a Welcome Gala Dinner ticket. Regional tours are offered on Wednesday afternoon 11 September and a partners all-day tour is available on Tuesday 10 September.

Full registration details are available at the ACWW Website.
Registration enquiries – Bronwyn Dunston brondunston@gmail.com
Please book your own accommodation http://visitgriffith.com.au/experience/stay

WAB 2023 State Conference

WAB’s 2023 State Conference was held on 9 and 10 August 2023 in Kalangadoo. On the first day we joined in with the Kalangadoo Branch’s 100th Birthday celebrations. On the second day we held our Annual General Meeting, had presentations and visited the Kalangadoo Railway Museum. Please go to Events – Conferences and other events for further information and to News and Reports – Annual Reports for the  2022/2023 Annual Report.

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