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CCRDVF Gladstone

Posted: Tuesday 31 May 2016

Phenomenal success was achieved by the Gladstone Coordinated Community Response to Domestic and Family Violence (CCRDFV) with their Paint the Town Purple Against Domestic Violence Campaign.  The Gladstone CCRDFV asked the community to go purple to say Not Now, Not Ever!

Here's what happened:

  • Purple window displays at business & organisations
  • Wooden purple ribbons on poles
  • GRC put stickers with phone numbers in all public toilets in the region
  • Capricornia QPS put purple ribbon sticker on all police cars
  • DV Remembrance Day Ceremony
  • Display at Gladstone Regional Art Gallery and Museum of art work created by local high school students in the LOVE BiTES program.
  • LOVE BiTES presented to Chanel High School
  • CCRDFV displays at Boyne Tannum Hookup, football, soccer, Bunnings, Rainbow Run
  • Football & soccer teams wore a purple sock
  • Purple parties & events
  • Purple ribbons on letterboxes, pets, uniforms
  • Schools purple ribbon days
  • GLAD Packs donations.

Contact details

Contact name:
Vicki Dredge
Organisation
CCRDFV Gladstone
Email:
Dredge.VickiP@police.qld.gov.au
Phone:
(07) 4971 3222

Contacts

  • In an emergency call the police on Triple Zero (000)
  • DVConnect Womensline – phone 1800 811 811 (24 hours, 7 days)
  • DVConnect Mensline – phone 1800 600 636 (9am to 12 midnight, 7 days)
  • 1800 RESPECT – phone 1800 737 732 (24 hours, 7 days)
  • Kids Helpline – phone 1800 551 800 (24 hours, 7 days)
  • Elder Abuse Helpline – Queensland phone 1300 651 192, rest of Australia phone (07) 3867 2525 (9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday)
  • State-wide Sexual Assault Helpline – phone 1800 010 120 (7.30am to 11.30pm, 7 days)