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City slicking members of CWA push for top job

The Country Women’s Association has denied their city slicking members the chance to run the organisation in the future.

The Sydney City branch of the CWA tried to change the rules this week, calling for members from the big smoke to have a shot at the presidency.

The position is reserved for women who are living, or have lived in, rural and regional areas and will stay that way for now.

CWA State President Annette Turner says it’s not the first time the motion’s been quashed but there were no hard feelings in sight.

“What I was happy with was the fact that is was a respectful debate,” she tells Ben Fordham.

“We actually went out to dinner with Sydney City that night so there was no ill feeling.”

Ms Turner has also cleared up a timeless dilemma. Does the cream go on the scone before the jam?

“I’m from Broken Hill originally and I’m Cornish.

“The Cornish had the jam first and the cream on top!”

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