Go you amazing Woman you! Friday night we all dressed up and headed out to honour and acknowledge the 2018 Maitland Woman of the Year. For several years now the Network has hosted the presentation dinner which allows a platform to recognise this wonderful award as part of the NSW Woman of the Year Awards.
it’s that time of year ladies. The Hunter Womens Network will again be hosting the Maitland Woman of the Year presentation dinner on Friday 8 March at blackbirds Artisan Bakery. This year we are partnering in with BPW Cessnock for our sunset soiree (i.e. fancy evening) and including a candle lighting ceremony – tickets are
I have been fielding a few inquiries already about our annual Afternoon Teal fundraiser to benefit Ovarian Cancer Australia. Our most recent executive meeting for December saw the committee vote to host the event later in the year to assist with venue, timing and weather. This year, we are still planning to host our successful
Many thanks to those that attended the AGM AND the Christmas Party on Friday night at Shenanigans. The 2018 Committee was announced. We said farewell to a couple of fantastic committee members this year. Many thanks from the entire network to our former Treasurer Amanda Gascoigne, who recently stepped down to look after her growing
This morning Australia woke up to news from the US of a television anchor who was fired overnight following sexual harassment reports from a colleague. Shortly thereafter, the local radio station held an open mic asking listeners what is being done to educate children in schools around respectful relationships and behaviours toward women. The DJ quoted
Today I would like to highlight a local initiative in the stand against domestic violence launched by the Newcastle Domestic Violence Committee. The initiative is a domestic and family violence, community education project of the Newcastle Domestic Violence Committee. the word Voice stands for: – Violence (domestic and family) Online Information Community Empowerment The vision
16 Days: Call to Action – Write your Attorney General and Minister for Justice (template attached) The term “Domestic Violence” covers a range of offenses that are, by law, CRIMES. (for an interesting read on the Justice System Strategies, have a look at this report covering 2013-2017) It means that it is essential that the