The Alex Surf Club stands up, speaks out and acts!

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The Alex Surf Club’s General Manager, Ashley Robinson is standing up, speaking out and taking action to support cultural change in domestic & family violence.  Mr Robinson has advised for any coffee purchased at the Alex Surf Club this Friday, Saturday & Sunday (25th to 27th November 2017), the club will donate $1 towards the White Ribbon campaign.

Mayor Mark Jamieson said “As community leaders who care about the women and children in our lives, we can take responsibility to help ensure that women and children live free from fear and violence.”

It’s great to see one of the coasts major venues unite with other leaders and the community to send the clear message that family violence will not be tolerated.

Community Event

This White Ribbon Day the Sunshine Coast White Ribbon Committee, council and the community will come together to take a stand and take an oath against domestic violence:

  • 10:00am to 11:00am
  • Sunshine Coast Council forecourt
  • Cnr Currie & Bury Streets, Nambour

If you are unable to make it to Nambour this Friday, you can head to council’s Facebook page or Twitter account and watch the live streaming of the event.

White Ribbon

The 25th November is White Ribbon Day is the world’s largest movement of men and boys working to end men’s violence against women and girls.

Those who wish to support the critical work of White Ribbon Australia in the prevention of men’s violence against women can also make a tax deductible donation at www.whiteribbon.org.au/donate. All funds raised will support primary prevention initiatives in schools, workplaces and the broader community.

Need Help?

If you are experiencing violence or suspect someone else is, please contact 1800 RESPECT for advice and support.

In an emergency, call the police on 000.

For 24-hour, confidential, domestic violence counselling, support and refuge support call DVConnect on 1800 811 811 or SCOPE Sunshine Coast regional domestic and family violence service on (07) 5430 9300.

If you are in immediate danger please contact Police on 000.

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