Prevent men’s violence against women

Community Event

Help Soften the Blow, Domestic Violence Advocacy Event

3 May 2017

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Walkabout Hotel, Lot 944 Great Northern Hwy, Port Hedland, Western Australia, 6721
Hedland Well Women's Centre

A free community event hosted by BHP Billiton in partnership with a number of local agencies to raise awareness for Domestic Violence.

Keynote speaker Kristy McKellar is renowned in the family violence sector, with an academic background ingrained in Social Science and Social Work. Kristy was named in the top 100 Women of Influence in the Australian Financial Review and Westpac 2016 Awards. Kristy will bring her expertise to Port Hedland, share her personal story of domestic violence survival and encourage the community to stand up and create social change.

Local agencies supporting the event include the Hedland Well Women’s Centre, Hedland Women’s Refuge, Aboriginal Family Law Services, Relationships Australia Western Australia, WA Police, Town of Port Hedland, Pilbara Community Legal Service Inc., Mission Australia, and the Department for Child Protection and Family Support.

Light Refreshments will be provided.

RSVP Attendance (08) 9140 1124 or

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