Stop­ping do­mes­tic vi­o­lence

Gatton Star - - LIFE -

DOZENS showed their sup­port for vic­tims of do­mes­tic vi­o­lence by at­tend­ing a high tea and gar­den party in With­cott.

In sup­port of Na­tional Vic­tims of Crime Aware­ness Week, the Sun­day af­ter­noon event was a plat­form to ad­dress Aus­tralia’s do­mes­tic vi­o­lence prob­lem.

News Corp jour­nal­ist and Red Heart Cam­paign founder Sherele Moody was the guest speaker at the event and shared her do­mes­tic vi­o­lence story.

The cam­paign gives a voice to sur­vivors of do­mes­tic vi­o­lence and en­cour­ages Aus­tralians to take ac­tion to end all vi­o­lence to­wards women and chil­dren.

Lock­yer Val­ley coun­cil­lor Jan­ice Hol­stein and Ann Jones or­gan­ised the event and thanked all spon­sors who made the day a huge suc­cess.

On av­er­age one women in a do­mes­tic vi­o­lence re­la­tion­ship dies every week in Aus­tralia.

TAKE AC­TION: Toni Col­burn and guest speaker Sherele Moody, who started the Red Heart Cam­paign.

Deb and Michael Hagan en­joy the in­for­ma­tive high tea event.

Sue Sigley and Kae Mul­hare.

Kelly and Katie Johns with Re­becca Kuskoph show sup­port for those af­fected by do­mes­tic vi­o­lence by at­tend­ing the event.

Faith Lan­son, Daph Nolan, Di O’brien and Sarena Nolan at the With­cott event.

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