Christmas 2022 donations: “Thank you” These holidays, the Domestic Violence Action Centre asked the community to give a gift with meaning by making a donation to DVAC in lieu of Christmas gifts. Donations and sponsorship provide women escaping violence with necessities such as meals, clothing, tech, medicine and taxi vouchers, or a night of emergencyContinue reading “Christmas 2022: “Thank you””
Category Archives: Campaigns
16 Days of Activism 2022
16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence: social media campaign Each year, from 25 November to World Human Rights Day on 10 December, the 16 Days of Activism campaign calls for action against one of the world’s most persistent violations of human rights – violence against women. Friday 25 November 2022 is the International DayContinue reading “16 Days of Activism 2022”
Queensland Women’s Week 2022
Queensland Women’s Week Sharing stories of hope | 5–13 March 2022 Monday 7 March Sharing stories of hope this Queensland Women’s Week 💜💚 “I was in a DV relationship for 13 years and l had never told anyone, as l was made to feel, l was crazy and I was scared my children would beContinue reading “Queensland Women’s Week 2022”
Reclaim the Night
Bring along your placards and voices for the right to be heard and to be safe. We will be marching approx. 1.5km chanting to raise awareness of sexual violence and abuse. Meet at Village Green in front of Toowoomba Library.
Write a Revolution – “Fight Like a Girl” Poetry Slam
The Domestic Violence Action Centre invites young people, aged 15–25, to join this brilliant opportunity to work with award winning and professional poet Anisa Nandaula and Sinéad Nunan, where you will workshop poetry writing & ‘slam’ performance, whilst exploring ideas about what it means to “Fight Like a Girl” in 2021. Let’s challenge gender stereotypesContinue reading “Write a Revolution – “Fight Like a Girl” Poetry Slam”
Wear It Purple Day 2021
Join the team at DVAC in wearing purple on August 27 and starting conversations online and in person that show support for rainbow young people in Ipswich, Toowoomba and beyond.
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day
Join us in celebrating National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day! Children’s Day is the initiative of SNAICC – National Voice for our Children and has been celebrated annually since 1988.
NAIDOC Week 2021
The 2021 NAIDOC Week theme is, ‘Heal Country, heal our nation.’ DVAC acknowledge and respect that we provide services across the lands and waters of the Bundjalung, Barranggam, Jarowair, Jagera, Ugarapul and Yuggera Peoples.
Not Now, Not Ever: Take up the challenge to put an end to domestic and family violence this May
May is Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month in Queensland. The purpose of the month is to help raise help community awareness and send a clear message that domestic and family violence will not be tolerated. Everyone in the community has a role to play in raising awareness. Here are a few ways you canContinue reading “Not Now, Not Ever: Take up the challenge to put an end to domestic and family violence this May”
May 5th Domestic Violence Remembrance Day
You are invited to put on your walking shoes and join the Ipswich & West Moreton community for the annual National Domestic Violence Remembrance Day candlelight vigil and march. This event acknowledges and remembers the people in our community who have lost their lives in the context of domestic and family violence. Held on WednesdayContinue reading “May 5th Domestic Violence Remembrance Day”