Category : Media

Robyn Cotterell-Jones awarded Order of Australia Medal

VOCAL Inc CEO Robyn Cotterell-Jones has been honoured for service to the community through helping victims of crime find hope and courage - she has been awarded an Order of Australia Medal (OAM).   The Order of Australia is an order of chivalry to recognise Australian citizens and other

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Tree of Angels

Today marks the 12th annual Tree of Angels ceremony - a warm and gentle coming together of Hunter residents whose lives have been changed by crime, sudden death and tragedy. "People who have been impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault or violent crime, they feel life has absolutely change

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White Ribbon Day Honours Men’s Integrity

25th November  is White Ribbon Day,  United Nations  ‘International Day for the elimination of Violence Against Women’ across the world, and begins 16 Days of Activism To Stop Gender based Violence and discrimination against  women and girls.  The programme ends on 10th December, Internatio

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Australia’s ice epidemic and Domestic Violence

WOMEN in violent relationships are turning to the drug ice to cope with or mentally escape the horror of family violence. Methamphetamine or Ice use is a common contributing factor when used by perpetrators of family violence, but news.com.au has uncovered another shocking link between the

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