Zero Tolerance on Domestic Violence

Strong stance against domestic violence Leaders should have  a just and strong commitment to end violence against women. Violence in any form should not be tolerated in any organisation. The charges against Roosters star player Shaun Kenny-Dowall laid over the weekend once again bring up the issue of what zero Read More…

Family Violence Leave Recommended

Royal Commission recommends family violence leave provisions in Victoria The Victorian government should begin a public campaign to urge other employers to provide family violence leave entitlements to their employees, a Royal Commission has been told Quoted from Julie Kun, the deputy head of the Women’s Information and Referral Exchange Read More…

Domestic Violence Abusers Speak Up

Domestic abuse through the eyes of the perpetrator Many of us are sadly familiar with the impact of domestic violence on our own friends and family, and too often we see its tragic consequences on the news. But what do we know about those who abuse their partners, how they Read More…

Domestic Abuse – One Woman’s Disturbing Story …

Six years of abuse! LIZ (not her real name) is a talented, articulate and confident young Hills woman who is just piecing her life together after escaping to a safer environment following six years of abuse. The charming, successful businessman who swept her off her feet was her “knight in Read More…

Hills Community Forum re Refuge and Support Services

Have your say! Convened jointly by: Hills Shire Council, Lisa Harnum Foundation, Women’s Community Shelters, Community Migrant Resource Centre. Purpose: Look at establishing a much-needed women’s refuge and support services in The Hills. The establishment of such a centre will bring much needed relief to a number of women and Read More…

Stephanie Scott | Another Shocking Example of Violence Against Women

7.30 Report’s powerful tale of violence against women in response to what happened to Stephanie Scott http://www.abc.net.au/7.30/content/2015/s4215739.htm Two Australian women are killed every week with many by people they know well – husbands, partners, fathers – and, as more people become aware of the extent of violence against women, there are Read More…

Services For Victims Of Domestic Abuse In Sydney Hills

 Lisa Harnum Foundation plans to partner with White Ribbon & Our Watch campaigns Watch this short video to discover more about the purpose and goals of the Lisa Harnum Foundation

Lisa Harnum Foundation Launches Verbal Abuse Awareness TV Campaign

15 second television commercial raises awareness of the seriousness of verbal abuse February 9, 2015 The Lisa Harnum Foundation founder, Aileen Mountifield says, There is a strong misconception that domestic violence equates only to physical assault. In fact domestic violence describes a whole pattern of relationship where one person attempts Read More…

Hurtful Words Are Abuse Too …

Verbal abuse TV commercial Many people think Domestic Abuse is only physical but there are multiple ways abusers attempt to control their partners. This commercial highlights verbal abuse and was created by the Lisa Harnum Foundation – Freedom From Domestic Abuse. Verbal abuse video Your donation will help Click here Read More…