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Hand Knitted Hot Air Balloon

$59.95 AUD Regular price $17.99 AUD
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We are proud to support The Country Women’s Association of Australia (CWAA). 

By purchasing these gorgeous hand made toys, you are helping a worthy not-for-profit which as helped may Australian women & families founded in rural Australia since 1922. These cute hand made toys are all one of a kind, lovingly made by the CWWA women.

All Country Women’s Associations are non-sectarian, non-party-political and not-for-profit. CWWA was formed in 1922 in NSW to provide a single voice to the Federal Government on behalf of the individual State and Territory Associations. 

The CWA is the largest women's organisation in Australia and aims to improve conditions for country women and children. CWWA aim in various ways including lobbying for change, helping the local community, creating a network of support and meeting together in towns and cities. 

In 1922 when country women were fighting isolation and a lack of health facilities. Within the first year, the Association was a unified, resourceful group that was going from strength to strength. The members worked tirelessly to set up baby health care centres, fund bush nurses, build and staff maternity wards, hospitals, schools, rest homes, seaside and mountain holiday cottages and much more.

- Made in Australia
- Composition Acrylic yarn and polyester filling
- Various sizes - 26cm in length
- One of a kind

The women of the CWA have been initiators, fighters and lobbyists. They have made localities into communities by providing social activities and educational, recreational and medical facilities. These toys are lovingly made by women and often for the elderly ladies it is a social event to meet and knit!