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White Ribbon Day 2015

NAPCAN stands with White Ribbon to end violence against women and their children. With more than one million Australian children affected by domestic violence, a recognised form of child abuse, it is vital we all play our part to prevent it.

We congratulate White Ribbon on their successful White Ribbon Day campaign on 25th November, which included over 500 events across the country.

Research has shown that children who have been exposed to intimate partner abuse have an increased risk of mental health issues as well as behavioural and learning difficulties.

Gender based violence impacts all Australians.

A commitment to ending violence against women is a commitment to ensuring that women, children and men live in safety free from all forms of violence.

To find out more about the White Ribbon campaign or get involved go to


A great turn out for the White Ribbon Day march in Darwin, NT.

NAPCAN would like to wish you a happy and safe festive season.

We thank you for your contribution throughout the year as we work together to empower communities to value and support children to live free from violence, abuse and neglect.

Over the holiday season we encourage you to reach out and connect with the children and young people in your community. Holidays can be a stressful time so check in with families and offer to lend a hand or an ear to those in your network or neighbourhood.

Be someone who listens to children because communities matter.

Thank you for playing your part in 2014, we look forward to sharing our work with you in 2015. Our offices will re-open on 5 January 2015.

Warm regards


Launch of the Our Watch campaign to end violence against Australian women and their children

Sophie from the Australian Women Against Violence Alliance, Teresa Scott, NAPCAN President and Leesa Waters, Deputy CEO with Kelly Banister, Australian Women’s Health Network CEO at the launch of the Our Watch campaign.


Teresa Scott, NAPCAN President and Leesa Waters, Deputy CEO with the Multi Mix Mob, NSW Play Your Part Award Recipients for 2012 at the launch of the Our Watch campaign. Still inspiring people around them. Well done!