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Sydney’s White Ribbon Day Walk 25th November 2016

MEDIA ALERT – 21 November, 2016

Sydney White Ribbon Walk 25th November 2016

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Sydney’s White Ribbon Walk, now in its 5th year, will be held on 25th November (White Ribbon Day) to help raise awareness among Australian men and boys about the roles they can play to prevent violence against women.

The general public are invited to walk with the NSW Police Force, Eastern Beaches Local Area Command and Randwick City Council from Highcross Park, Randwick to Grant reserve, Coogee Bay road (streets blocked off) followed by speeches at Coogee Bay Surf Club by White Ribbon Ambassadors and a free breakfast.

White Ribbon Australia is dedicated to ensuring men are active advocates for changing the social norms, attitudes and behaviours that are at the root of men’s violence against women. We engage men to stand up, speak out and act to influence the actions of those men that perpetrate violence and disrespect, demand change and drive gender equality.

WHAT: SYDNEY WHITE RIBBON WALK

WHEN: FRIDAY 25th November, 7:15am to 9am                                          

WHERE: GRANT RESERVE, CRN AVOCA STREET & COOGEE BAY ROAD, COOGEE NSW 2034 

PURPOSE: WHITE RIBBON DAY

SPECIAL GUESTS:

  • MINISTER FOR THE PREVENTION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSULT, PRU GOWARD
  • THE LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION, MR LUKE FOLEY
  • HIS EXCELLENCY, GOVERNER OF NEW SOUTH WALES, DAVID HURLEY & WIFE LINDA
  • WHITE RIBBON AMBASSADOR, ANDREW O’KEEFE 
  • WHITE RIBBON AMABASSADOR, SEAN KEENAN
  • EX RUGBY LEAGUE STAR, ANTHONY MINICHIELLO & WIFE TERRY BIVIANO                                               

Website –  http://www.whiteribbon.org.au/events/sydney-white-ribbon-walk

For further information, images or an interview, please contact SBPR
Sally Burleigh on 0419 516 889 – sally@sbpr.com.au
Eliza Kearns on 0405 583 694 – eliza@sbpr.com.au
Mia Hardman on 0423 878 476 – mia@sbpr.com.au

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