GAWLER is about to participate in what is believed to be a South Australia-first banner program, in which a whole town clearly and plainly declares its opposition to family violence.
MEMBERS of the Gawler community will expressly say “no” to family violence throughout a dedicated ‘16 Days of Activism’ about the issue later this year.
A FORMER victim of domestic violence believes creating a conversation to educate the local community is the key to changing public perception surrounding abusive relationships.
MOMENTUM is building towards a local fundraising project aimed at helping a northern suburbs domestic violence centre.
STATE Shadow Minister for the Status of Women Michelle Lensink praised Liberal candidate for Light Karen McColl for her support of domestic violence victims, and renewed calls for greater female representation in politics, after a visit to Gawler last week.
VIOLENCE against women must end.
EMERGENCY domestic violence accommodation at Willaston will soon have improved outdoor facilities, thanks to a generous donation by the Rotary Club of Gawler.
CHALLENGING male stereotypes and promoting gender equality is key to addressing domestic violence in the region, according to Northern Domestic Violence Service case manager Belinda Halliday.