Change leaders to speak at breakfast
AWimmera Leading Change breakfast in Horsham this month will feature three high-profile speakers highlighting work towards the prevention of violence against women.
The speakers will be Australian Human Rights Commission Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins, social justice advocate Phil Cleary and domestic violence survivor Simone O’brien.
Horsham Rural City Council community services director Kevin O’brien said the event, on August 22, was an opportunity for the community to learn more about an important community issue.
“We are very pleased to have such high-calibre speakers coming to Horsham,” he said.
“The event will be a catalyst for important discussions that will happen not only on the day, but following the event as well.”
People can buy tickets for the event, at 7.15am at Horsham Town Hall, online for $30 at www. horshamtownhall.com.au or at the Horsham Town Hall box office. The price includes breakfast.
People seeking further information can call Melissa Morris at Women’s Health Grampians on 0419 185 777 or email [email protected]
Women’s Health Grampians, Wimmera Primary Care Partnership, Barwon CASA and Wimmera Uniting Care are sponsoring the Communities of Respect and Equality, CORE, event.
Horsham Rural City Council and the State Government through the Department of Justice are also supporting the event through grant funding.
“The event will be a catalyst for important discussions that will happen not only on the day, but following the event” – Kevin O’brien