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					                                        White Ribbon Events in Victoria as at 18/11/10




Events in VIC
All November .......................................................................................................................................... 3
   Ongoing campaign throughout the month of November ................................................................... 3
November 17 .......................................................................................................................................... 4
   Southern Metro Indigenous Family Violence Action Group Elders lunch .......................................... 4
   Real Men Wear White Ribbons........................................................................................................... 4
November 20 .......................................................................................................................................... 5
   Action Team Sunbury Family Violence Network White Ribbon Day Sunbury Bunning's ................... 5
   Welcoming Bayswater Street Party .................................................................................................... 5
November 21 .......................................................................................................................................... 6
   Young UNIFEM Australia - Melbourne Committee, White Ribbon Day BBQ...................................... 6
November 22 .......................................................................................................................................... 7
   Kyneton Service Clubs Annual Dinner................................................................................................. 7
   UNAA Media Peace Awards 2010 ....................................................................................................... 7
November 23 .......................................................................................................................................... 8
   Human White Ribbon.......................................................................................................................... 8
November 24 .......................................................................................................................................... 9
   Charity Golf Day .................................................................................................................................. 9
   Immigrant Women's Domestic Violence Service VIC, IWDVS 25th Anniversary ................................ 9
   White Ribbon Day Information Stall ................................................................................................... 9
November 25 White Ribbon Day .......................................................................................................... 11
   Community BBQ ................................................................................................................................ 11
   White Ribbon Morning Tea ............................................................................................................... 11
   White Ribbon Day Morning Tea........................................................................................................ 11
   "White-Night" Trivia Night ................................................................................................................ 11
   Presentation of Swear Jars and Community BBQ ............................................................................. 12
   Community Walk............................................................................................................................... 13
   Men Marching Against Violence ....................................................................................................... 13
   Wyndham Takes a Stand................................................................................................................... 13


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   Community BBQ ................................................................................................................................ 13
   Moira Shire supports PoVaW ............................................................................................................ 14
   Manninbgham White Ribbon Day Breakfast 2010 ........................................................................... 14
   This Place Nurtures Good Relationships ........................................................................................... 14
   White Ribbon Day Cruise .................................................................................................................. 14
   White Ribbon Day Promotion ........................................................................................................... 15
   Walk Against Family Violence ........................................................................................................... 15
   Stand Up Against Violence - Public Forum........................................................................................ 15
November 26 ........................................................................................................................................ 18
   [B]RAVE: Bands Rock Against Violence ............................................................................................. 18
   LIV & VWL President's Leadership Lunch - Celebrating White Ribbon Day ...................................... 18
   White Ribbon Day Walk .................................................................................................................... 18
   No to violence Against Women ........................................................................................................ 19
November 29 ........................................................................................................................................ 20




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                               White Ribbon Events in Victoria as at 18/11/10




All November
Ongoing campaign throughout the month of November
When: 1/11/2010-30/11/2010,
Where: Moonee Valley City Council venues
Moonee Ponds

Moonee Valley City Council will be holding various events at venues across the council area
throughout the month of November (TBC). In addition, we will be selling white ribbons & placing
swear jars in our libraries, sporting clubs & facilities and community centres.




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November 17
Southern Metro Indigenous Family Violence Action Group Elders lunch
When: 17/11/2010 11:30am-3:00pm
Where: Springvale Town Hall Springvale Road
Springvale

This is an invitation only event. The inaugural SMR Indigenous Family Violence Action Group Elders
lunch is targeting Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Elders (45+) who live in the region. This is an
opportunity for Elders to hear that family violence of any type is not acceptable, promote the White
Ribbon Day campaign the week after and promote awareness of strategies in the region. It’s also an
opportunity for Elders to catch up with old friends or family and to pay respect to our Elders.

Contact: Naomi for invitation details
Naomi.Prior@dhs.vic.gov.au


Real Men Wear White Ribbons
When: 17/11/2010 6:00-9:00pm
Where: Wodonga TAFE The Valley's Restaurant
McKoy Street Wodonga 3690

You are invited to a community event – Real Men Wear White Ribbons, with key note speaker,
Andrew King.

The Forum is hosted and supported by The Wodonga Integrated Response to Family Violence
committee. The membership for this network is drawn from specialist family violence and sexual
assault services, statutory representatives and community organisations who are committed to
family violence prevention in the Wodonga community.

Contact: info@familyviolenceservices.com.au




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November 20
Action Team Sunbury Family Violence Network White Ribbon Day Sunbury
Bunning's
When: 20/11/2010 8am-4pm
Where: Bunnings
85 Vineyard Road
Sunbury

Sunbury Family Violence Network will be holding a fundraising BBQ at Bunnings in Sunbury
White Ribbons and Wristbands will be available to purchase at the event.




Welcoming Bayswater Street Party
When: 20/11/2010 10am-3pm
Where: Macauley Place
Bayswater Macauley Place, Bayswater Bayswater 3156

Welcoming Bayswater Street Party is a free community event to celebrate "Social Inclusion Week".
The Street Party will have a sausage sizzle, Devonshire teas, jumping castle, petting zoo, cooking
demonstrations, student artwork display, Knox Raiders basketball demonstration, local bands &
performing dancers and lots more. A stall, the sale of merchandise and a wishing well for donations
will support the message of the White Ribbon Campaign and the Knox Accord to End Violence
Against Women.




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November 21
Young UNIFEM Australia - Melbourne Committee, White Ribbon Day BBQ
When: 21/11/2010, 10:30am- 4pm
Where: South Melbourne Market
Cnr Cecil and Coventry Streets South Melbourne

The Young UNIFEM Melbourne Committee will be holding a suasage sizzle on Southbank to raise
awareness and funds for the White Ribbon Campaign and UNIFEM Australia.




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November 22
Kyneton Service Clubs Annual Dinner
When: 22/11/2010, 6:45-8:30pm
Where: Kyneton Golf Club
61 Black Hill Rd Kyneton

All local service clubs represented at a dinner to promote awareness of the White Ribbon Campaign.
They will take the information from the evening back to their members.


UNAA Media Peace Awards 2010
When: 22/10/2010 630-1030pm
Where: Grand Hyatt Melbourne
123 Collins St Melbourne

The Media Peace Awards give recognition to Australian journalists, photojournalists and producers
whose work promotes human rights, social justice and humanitarian issues.




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November 23
Human White Ribbon
When: 23/11/2010 1:30-3pm
Where: Skilled Stadium Geelong
Moorabool Street
Geelong,

A human design of the White Ribbon will be created on the surface of Skilled Stadium. We need
YOU, your staff, students, families and friends to come along and participate in this free event. An
aerial photograph will be taken of the formation. After, relax and enjoy guest speakers and a
sausage sizzle.




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November 24
Charity Golf Day
When: 24/11/2010 12-3pm
Where: Growling Frog Golf Course
1910 Donnybrook Road
Yan Yean

To celebrate 2010 as the Year of Women in Local Government, City of Whittlesea are hosting a
charity golf day that is a way to recognise, reward and promote women in Local Government.
This event is a private event, and is open only to Local Government Employees.

Tickets: $100




Immigrant Women's Domestic Violence Service VIC, IWDVS 25th Anniversary
When: 24/11/2010, 6:30-8:30pm
Where: Immigrant Museum Melbourne

The event is the celebration of the IWDVS 25th Anniversary. It will be held at the Immigration
Museum and we expect between 120-150 guests. The will be the launch of the IWDVS rebranding,
strategic plan, IWDVS' Ambassador Initiative and the Legal Barriers Project Report.



White Ribbon Day Information Stall
When: 25/11/2010 10-2pm
Where: Northcote Plaza and Preston Market
Northcote and Preston 3072

Information stall with brochures on family and domestic violence services, intervention orders and
legal advice.




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Mayors White Ribbon Day Challenge
When: 24/11/2010 07.00pm-08.30pm
Where: Queenscliff Town Hall
50 Learmonth Street Queenscliff 3225

This invitation provides an opportunity for the Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale community to hear
about the White Ribbon Ambassador program.
We are seeking male executives and community leaders to become White Ribbon Ambassadors to
reduce the incidence of violence against women in our community.
Ambassadors from various sections of the community are critical to the success of this campaign
and ensuring Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale becomes a White Ribbon Community




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November 25 White Ribbon Day
Community BBQ
When: 25/11/2010, 12 - 1pm
Where: Beulah Business Centre
77 Phillips st
Beulah

Community BBQ to raise awareness of Violence against women.


White Ribbon Morning Tea
When: 25/11/2010, 10:00am-11:00am
Where: Werribee Mercy Hospital
300-310 Princess Highway
Werribee

We are inviting Prominent 'Mercy' men from our organisation to attend and to publicly sign a pledge
to never commit, condone, or remain silent about violence against women. A "white" morning tea
will be provided, and there will be ribbons sold on the day.


White Ribbon Day Morning Tea
When: 25/11/2010, 11am-1pm
Where: The Mall, Shepparton

Goulburn Valley Community Health along with Relationships Australia, Marian Community,
Rumbalara, The Community Legal Centre and the Victorian Police are hosting a White Ribbon Day
morning tea.


"White-Night" Trivia Night
When: 25/11/2010 7.30-10.00pm
Where: Melton Senior Citizens Hall
McKenzie St, Melton

Trivia Night - " Wear Something White" as the theme, to focus on White Ribbon Day. Prize for best
white outfit.

Tickets: $10

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The Lingerie Boutique Official Launch Party
When: 25/11/10 8pm till late
Where: Rivers Edge
World Trade Centre
18-38 Siddeley Street, Melbourne

To celebrate the launch of Australia’s newest online destination for luxurious European lingerie, The
Lingerie Boutique would like to invite you to the Official Launch Party to be held on the 25th of
November 2010, at Rivers Edge Events, South Wharf. This exclusive event will include the first ever
showcase of The Lingerie Boutique’s exquisite brands, including for the first time in Australia
Roberto Cavalli Lingerie.

The Lingerie Boutique is proud to align their official launch with White Ribbon Day and as such all
profits from ticket sales will be donated to the White Ribbon Foundation. The White Ribbon
Foundation seeks to eliminate violence against women by raising awareness in our community.

In addition to supporting this great cause, guests of The Lingerie Boutique Launch will be invited to
enjoy drinks on arrival, a glamorous catwalk show and will importantly have the first opportunity to
purchase lingerie from the superb collection.

Ticket: $60
Contact: Chanel
www.lingerieboutique.com.au



Presentation of Swear Jars and Community BBQ
When: 25/11/2010, 12:15-1:30pm
Where: Civic Gardens Bendigo
Lyttleton Terrace

Speeches, presentations of applications, swearing of oaths followed by a community BBQ and
entertainment!




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Community Walk
When: 25/11/2010, 11:50am- 12:20pm
Where: (Start) Centre for Non-Violence
Hargreaves Street, Bendigo

A community walk through the City of Bendigo to raise awareness about the prevention of violence
against women.


Men Marching Against Violence
When: 25/11/2010 11.30 am-1:00 PM
Where: Benalla Gardens Rose Garden
Benalla (Meet at the Mural)
March starts at 11.30 am, followed by a FREE BBQ 12 noon to 1 pm

Calling all men! This is your time to stand up to be counted. To make a difference, to provide
leadership in this community. At the White Ribbon Day BBQ we will be asking each of you to swear
as a declaration that we men say No to Violence Against Women.


Wyndham Takes a Stand
When: 25/11/2010 12.00 pm-1.00pm
Where: Werribee Community Centre
3 Princes Hwy Werribee

The Wyndham Family Violence Committee will be hosting a FREE community awareness lunch at
Werribee Community Centre from 12-1pm on White Ribbon Day, Thursday 25th November.
This event will provide an opportunity for community members to stand up against violence by
participating in a group photo. This photo will then be used to promote the prevention of violence
against women message and to demonstrate that the Wyndham community is taking a stand
against violence.




Community BBQ
When: 25/11/2010 1800-2000
Where: Merriwa Park
Wangaratta Ryley Street, Wangaratta

This is an invitation for the community to attend a FREE BBQ in Merriwa Park, Wangaratta.




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Moira Shire supports PoVaW
When: 25/11/2010 12noon-1pm
Where: Moira Shire municipal offices
44 Station Street Cobram 3644

A staff BBQ lunch will be held primarily to raise the awareness of the Prevention of Violence against
Women.


Manninbgham White Ribbon Day Breakfast 2010
When: 25/11/2010 7.15-9.15am
Where: Manningham City Council Manningham City Council
Function Room 1
699 Doncaster Rd Doncaster 3108

Manningham City council is hosting a White Ribbon Day Breakfast to encourage men in the
community to take on the challenge of becoming a White Ribbon Day Ambassador, and not being
silent about family violence issues. The theme for this year’s White Ribbon Day Breakfast is "Men
Making a Difference"

Guest speakers include: Mayor Cr Charles Pick, Phiv Demetriou (AFL), Stephen O'Malley (Leading
Firefighter). Special performance by the SasSing Doncare Choir


RSVP: Anissa
03 9840 9330 anissa.gracie@manningham.vic.gov.au
Manningham City Council


This Place Nurtures Good Relationships
When: 25/11/2010 10.30-11.30am
Where: Counselling Service
Level 2 Peribolos East La Trobe University Bundoora 3083

Morning Tea for members of the advisory group for the University's respectful relationships
program (This Place Nurtures Good Relationships) and invited La Trobe staff members.


White Ribbon Day Cruise
When: 25/11/2010 12-3pm
Where: Lake Mulwala Yarrawonga Indigenous Community




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Community cruise BBQ, bringing together community members to eat and talk about family violence
in our community.

Hume Region Indigenous Family Violence Regional Action Group



White Ribbon Day Promotion
When: 25/11/2010 6:30am-5pm
Where: Bowens Hardware & Timber
26 York Road Mt Evelyn 3796

Promoting White Ribbon day to all staff and customers by educating staff, making the oath and
selling white ribbons and wrist bands.

Mt Evelyn Family Violence Education Network


Walk Against Family Violence
When: 25/11/2010 10.30am-12.30pm
Where: AAMI Park Olympic Boulevard Melbourne 3000

The Walk Against Family Violence is being organised by many agencies working in the area of
preventing and eliminating family violence. Speakers at the Walk will include Father Bob Maguire.
Melbourne Storm will join us in walking from the new AAMI Park along the Yarra River to Federation
Square to join the Not1More White Ribbon Day event.

Register your involvement: walkagainstfamilyviolence@gamil.com


Stand Up Against Violence - Public Forum
When: 25/11/2010 6-8.30pm
Where: Queen Victoria Women's Centre
Level 4, 210 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Join Young UNIFEM Melbourne and hear from local experts in the field about some of the practical
ways in which they are combating violence against women through their work.

The speakers include Mary Crooks, Brendan Fitzgerald and Sahar Ghaly. Refreshments provided!

Purchase tickets from: http://www.trybooking.com/JMK

All funds raised will be distributed evenly between the White Ribbon Foundation and UNIFEM



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Australia.

Contact: Karin or Dani melbourneyoungwomen@unifem.org.au
Young UNIFEM Australia - Melbourne Committee


Walk Against Family Violence
When: 25/11/2010 10.30am 8PM
Where: Outside AAMI Park, Olympic Blvd
(melway: 2G, D9) Melbourne 3000

We will walk from outside AAMI Park, Olympic Blvd, to join the Not1More event at Federation
Square.

Contact: walkagainstfamilyviolence@gmail.com


Schools & young people - Respect in Relationships
When: 25/11/2010 11am-12pm
Where: Federation Square Federation Square Melbourne 3000

Aimed at young people (14-18) the session will focus on respect in relationships.
Comedian Nelly Thomas (NO MEANS NO SHOW) will be present to address serious issues with
comedy, as well as XFactor contestents Ashlee Bell Chambers accompanied by Nick
(singer/guitarist).

Competitions and Prizes to be won.

Contact: kbear@dvrcv.org.au


Federation Square - Not1More
When: 25/11/2010 10.30am-8pm
Where: Federation Square Federation Square Melbourne 3000

www.not1more.com for all program details




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White Ribbon Day BBQ
When: 25/11/2010 1100am-100PM
Where: Safeways Seymour
Cnr William Street & Wallis Street, Seymour Seymour 3660

Community BBQ to promote WRD lead by Police, FamilyCare Mitchell Community Health Service and
Mitchell Shire. Show bags giveaways, complimentary for sale

March to the Market
When: 25/11/2010 11am-2pm
When: Preston 3072

Join the march on White Ribbon Day, Thursday 25 November to help end violence against women.
Meet at 11am at Preston Police Station and join Council staff, police and other locals on a march to
Preston Market.

Contact: preventing.violence@darebin.vic.gov.au




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November 26
[B]RAVE: Bands Rock Against Violence
When: 26/11/10 7pm- 1am
Where: T he Barley Corn Hotel, Collingwood
177 Johnston Street, Collingwood

[B]RAVE (Bands Rock Against Violence Event) is proud to be supporting WHITE RIBBON DAY, by
hosting a night full of some of Australia's best musicians, speeches and fun! Our aim is to create
awareness on the fact that violence against women is NOT ON! Check out the band line-up here

Tickets: $15 pre-sale $20 on the door


LIV & VWL President's Leadership Lunch - Celebrating White Ribbon Day
When: 26/11/201012:15pm-02:00pm
Where: RACV Club Level 17
501 Bourke Street Melbourne

At this special LIV President’s Leadership Lunch to mark White Ribbon Day 2010, ambassadors from
the football world will lead a discussion on “Tackling Violence Against Women”. Panellists include
Gary Pert, CEO of the Collingwood Football Club; Adrian Anderson, General Manager, Football
Operations of the Australian Football League. Moderator is Diana Taylor, Director of the Geelong
Football Club.

Tickets: $120


White Ribbon Day Walk
When: 26/11/2010 10am-1.pm
Where: Starts at Women’s Health in the South East
15 Scott Street Dandenong 3175

Introducing new White Ribbon Ambassadors from different communities and raising awareness
about violence against women and the White Ribbon Campaign.




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No to violence Against Women
When: 26/11/2010 10am-1.30pm
Where: Women's Health In The South East
15 Scott Street Dandenong 3175

12 Ambassadors from 12 cultural communities will be presented with a white ribbon by the key
person of White Ribbon Victoria. The event will be attended by representative of Victoria Police,
who are also ambassadors, and by other key stakeholders.
A walk of non-violence will follow Women's health in the south east,




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November 29
Violence against Women: Koori Community Says NO!
When: 29/11/2010 12-2pm
Where: Lake Petrobe, Warrnamboll Lake Petrobe Park, BBQ area Warrnambool 3280

Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention & Legal Services VIC & Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative
Invite you to joins us for a community BBQ to celebrate White Ribbon Day.
Come and join us at this important event to raise awareness about violence against women and
families.
COMMUNITY MEMBERS AND COMMUNITY WORKERS: STANDING FIRM AGAINST VIOLENCE!

Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention & Legal Service VIC (FVPLS Victoria)




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