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The Country Witches Association bared their boobs on Sunday to raise funds for the Women’s Resource Centre. Photo Tree Faerie.

Yesterday some of the new members of the Country Witches Association met for a Sunday swim to raise money for the Women’s Resource Centre with a Bruns Boobs and Bubbles social event featuring a topless swim at Torakina Beach in Brunswick Heads.

The creative coupling of musician Áine Tyrrell and comedian Mandy Nolan grew out of an offhand remark that with all the fundraising they did they were like an aberrant version of the CWA except more like the Country Witches Association. It stuck.

Founding witches Mandy Nolan and Áine Tyrrell. Photo Tree Faerie.

The girls put on a show and a group of like-minded women have started gathering around them – ready for action. ‘We aren’t making fun of the actual CWA – we think they’re amazing – we just made a joke and it became a thing!’ says Mandy Nolan. ‘We intend to present shows, have conversations and gatherings by disruptive noisy women.’

Mandy says boobs out swim was a quiet feminist action celebrating the diversity of who we are. ‘The only boobs people see are photoshopped or been surgically augmented.

‘It’s important for women, particularly young women to see real breasts – they’re as unique as the women who own them!’

The Country Witches Associations present two shows with Gretel Killeen on 1 February at the Byron Brew House at the Byron Brewery and a Speak UP performance workshop on Sunday 2 February in giving voice to your rage.

Both events are on mandynolan.com.au.

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  1. I think you missed the point Sue. Its not just about raising money but putting real breasts out there in a world of fake. Thanks ladies!!

    • Yay Kim …. exactly! I was born in 1957 (so whatever age that is) and for me it was so wonderful to see … I spent too much of my life worrying about my body.

    • Absolutely Kim
      We spend so much time and money trying to look like something that doesn’t exist.
      The human body is beautiful but we are being told something else by advertisers.
      Well done these women!

  2. Oh MY Goddessess!!! Your rock! And walk the talk! That’s the Spirit! Be ready square mind, our proud woman are coming! We have you back! Go Ladies, GO!

  3. Bright blessings on anyone willing to be real and present in a world full of fake and plastic. More people needed just like this. Peace and light!

    • Well that’s what mammary glands do – produce milk. One more thing to love about our bodies, they give our offspring the Optimal start to their lives, physically, emotionally and intellectually.


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