WI Ladies at the ACWW 29th Triennial World Conference in Melbourne, Australia 2019

Posted May 22, 2019 by WI Staff in Event Reports

(Thursday 4th – Wednesday 10th April 2019)

’90 Years of Achievements. Building 90 Years of Opportunities’

Snapshots of our WI International ladies at the ACWW Conference in Melbourne, Australia…



Federation Chairman Collette Craig (left) and International Sub-Committee Chairman Agnes Black (right) with the Queen of Malaysia (centre)!


Beautiful Balinese dancers (far left & far right) with Federation Chairman Collette Craig and her cousin Susie (centre).


The WI International ladies: (L-R): Elizabeth Warden, Federation Vice-Chairman Edwina Marr, newly-elected ACWW World President Magdie de Kock (centre), International Sub-Committee Chairman Agnes Black and Federation Chairman Collette Craig.


The opening ceremony.


Federation Vice-Chairman Edwina Marr takes to the stage.


 Can you spot our WI ladies in the crowd at the opening ceremony?!


A special moment at the opening ceremony.


The WI ladies in their International regalia at the ACWW Conference.


Representing the Federation of Women’s Institutes at the ACWW Conference.


WI ladies networking at the Conference.


Afrodita Roman of Romania with Edwina Marr.


Federation Chairman Collette Craig (right), Norjanah Binti Raxali (centre – the new Area President of South East Asia and the Far East), and Collette’s cousin Susie (left).


 The European Group.


The WI International ladies pictured with newly elected European Area President Afrodita Roman and Georgeta Havrilet from Romania.


Fun at the Conference.




Some of the ‘WI hubbies’ with Federation Chairman Collette’s cousin Susie.


Federation Vice-Chairman Edwina Marr (far left) with husband Dougie (far right) and guests at the Conference.


Federation Chairman Collette Craig (right) with Agnes Hawkes Good.


International Sub-Committee Chairman Agnes Black and guests.


Edwina Marr (right) and husband Dougie with a guest at the Gala Dinner.


(L-R): Susie (Collette Craig’s cousin), Edwina Marr (centre) and Agnew Hawkes Good enjoying dinner.


Dougie, Edwina and Tony.


Ladies at the Conference in traditional Norwegian dress.





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