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Tag: Domestic violence

Friends with Dignity scholarships offer a helping hand

Help is at hand for Hunter children affected by domestic violence (DV) through Friends with Dignity’s Little Friends Scholarships, which open on 21 June. Young people aged between five and 18 can gain...

Baden-Clay sister to host Newy High Tea

Vanessa Fowler will once again be lending her voice to domestic violence prevention, speaking at the Friends With Dignity High Tea in Newcastle this month. Ms Fowler is Chairman of the Board of...

Current domestic violence solutions “like treating cancer with panadol”, lawyer says

Australia has a long way to go before solving the problem of domestic violence, Joplin Higgins says. Following a research project that took her to the USA to explore perpetrators rehabilitation programs, the...

DV charity Got Your Back Sista marks five years

Newcastle-based domestic violence (DV) support charity Got Your Back Sista commemorates five years of operation this month. The organisation’s first community campaign at Hunter Stadium in 2016 attracted 500 people. Since then, it has...

Man arrested at Raymond Terrace on outstanding warrants

Police arrested and charged a man on outstanding warrants, with serious domestic violence-related and firearms offences, in the Hunter region yesterday. About 5.30am on Sunday 7 March, officers attached to Port Stephens-Hunter Police...

Old phones can save lives, campaigner says

When fleeing a domestic violence situation, a mobile phone is often one of the first items to be broken or stolen. Leaving the victim cut off from the outside world, with no way...

Marching to fight violence against women

Today – Friday 30 October – is Reclaim the Night and, while it looks different this year, a COVIDSafe initiative is set to bring awareness to the global protest for all women...

Women’s groups partner for global campaign

There’s a saying that goes ‘many hands make light work’. The women at Zonta and Lake Macquarie City Council are hoping their hands will help make a positive difference to the lives of...
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