Day 1 CONNECT
The convention aims to CONNECT together all members of the community to build awareness of the harm and impact of Family Violence and collectively find a solution to this complex social issue within Cardinia Shire.
Together We Can, STOP, PREVENT and END Family Violence.
Venue: Cardinia Cultural Centre - 40 Lakeside Blvd, Pakenham
7.30am (Arrive 7.15am) TWC Business Leaders Breakfast – Lakeview Room
Invitational event for local businesses to pledge support for the TWC project
9.30am (Arrive 9.00am) CONNECT Lake Walk - Cardinia Cultural Centre
Emergencies services, community groups and local citizens marching together to build awareness around the issue of Family Violence within Cardinia Shire
(DISCLAIMER: This is a unsupervised event. Safety and well being is the responsibility of participants and their dependants.)
10.15am All Together Choir - Star Theatre
10.30am (Arrive 10.00am) Together We Can Official Launch - Star Theatre
MC and Mayor Cr Jodie Owen officially launch the Together We Can community action initiative.
- Why we are undertaking the Together We Can Project
- Welcome the community to be involved
- Introduction to the Theory of Change
Minister Fiona Richardson Address (TBC)
- Minister for Women and the Prevention of Family Violence speaks about the government’s commitment to change the lives of women and children and establish a culture of non-violence and gender equality.
11.00am Hope and Healing for our Children's Future
11.30am Family Violence - Did You Know Exchange plus Q&A - Foyer
A visual story board display about the facts and figure relating to Family Violence.
12.00pm Together We Can – Connection Lunch - Lakeview room
Light lunch provided to all guests attending the convention
1.00pm You the Man – Theatre Performance - Star Theatre (This session is FULL)
A theatre based program to promote bystander engagement and violence prevention. Followed by a post play discussion with moderator and panellists.
5.00pm White Ribbon / Together We Can Ambassador Event - Lakeview Room
Discussing the importance of taking responsibility and playing a leadership role in preventing family violence. Light refreshments provided.
This is a family friendly event. A children activity corner will be also be available.
All Day Kids Connect Fun for kids / Activities / Entertainment
All Day Story Board / Displays
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