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White Ribbon Event 2016
Thu. 24 November 2016, 7:30 am – 8:45 am AEDT
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Manningham City Council proudly presents the 2016 White Ribbon Breakfast as part of the 2016 White Ribbon Day Australia events.
White Ribbon is the world’s largest movement of men and boys working to end men’s violence against women and girls, promote gender equality, healthy relationships and a new vision of masculinity.
Join us for a delicious breakfast and learn more about this important community issue.
- Keynote speaker, Andrew O’Keefe, TV personality and White Ribbon Ambassador, will talk about what non-violent men can do to support women who experience family violence.
Andrew is host of the Seven Network’s The Chase, and co-anchor of Weekend Sunrise, and is one of Australia’s most well-known and versatile performers. He is also a founder of, and lead Ambassador for, White Ribbon Australia, a nationwide not-for-profit organisation dedicated to eliminating all forms of violence against women. He was a member of the Committee which drafted Australia's first National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children. A former lawyer, Andrew also supports UNHCR, the Migration Council of Australia and many other charities with his time and expertise.
- Inspector Geoff Darlison, Victoria Police and White Ribbon Ambassador, will share local statistics and the role of the police in supporting woman who report family violence.
Geoff Darlison is a Victoria Police Inspector and Local Area Commander of the Manningham Police Service Area with more than 35 year’s service. Geoff’s career spans most of the policing spectrum with stints in Uniform, Criminal Investigation, Ethical Standards, corporate activities including Internal Audit, Risk Management and Business Continuity Management and work with the Protective Services Unit.
What: Manningham White Ribbon Breakfast
When: Thursday 24 November, 7.30 am - 8.45 am
Where: Manningham Civic Centre, 699 Doncaster Road, Doncaster
Cost: $10, including a full cooked breakfast.
Bookings: Bookings are essential. Book before 5.00 pm Sunday 20 November, or until the event sells out.
Manningham Says No to Family Violence