Exciting News for Our Foundation

A heartwarming support from Myer Store Myer Castle Hill announced that Lisa Harnum Foundation has been nominated as the local charity they support. At a press gathering held on 18th of November, Byron Holt, manager of Myer Store in Castle Towers said; At Myer, we wish to make a positive Read More…

Purple Ribbon High Tea And Trivia Fun By Sri Lanka Association Of NSW

An afternoon filled with entertainment, socialising, prizes and surprises What: A fundraising event to support the Lisa Harnum Foundation’s work with victims of domestic violence. When: Sunday 25th September 2016 – 3PM  to 6PM Where: Fox Valley Community Center – 183A Fox Valley Road, Wahroonga Tickets: $20 includes a high tea buffet Dress Code: Smart Read More…

Aileen Mountifield Nominated For The Women Of The West Awards

Aileen Mountifield – one of the chosen few Founder and Executive Director of the Lisa Harnum Foundation, Aileen Mountifield is nominated for the Women of the West Awards. Ms. Mountifield said it was humbling to be one of 23 women nominated for the award. Those nominees have achieved so much. I am Read More…

Aileen Mountifield is Sydney Hills Shire Woman of The Year, 2016

Congratulations to our CEO & Founder, Aileen Mountifield Aileen was nominated by Ray Williams, MP, to be the NSW Woman of the Year. In exciting news, the NSW Government along with Minister for Women, Pru Goward, have chosen Aileen to be the NSW Government, Castle Hill Woman of the Year Read More…

Domestic Violence Victims Have A Refuge In The Hills

Transitional housing for victims of domestic abuse The first of two services dedicated to helping families fleeing domestic violence in the Hills was officially opened on Thursday. A mother and her two children are due to move into one of the two cottages opened by the Lisa Harnum Foundation in Read More…

Domestic Abuse – Warning Signs In The Workplace

Warning Signs That an Employee May Be a Victim  Domestic violence can take many different forms, each circumstance with its own set of unique characteristics. It isn’t always obvious when a co-worker is experiencing problems at home. Unexplained injuries or injuries that do not correlate with the explanation of how Read More…

Joan And Jason Harnum Joined Us For White Ribbon Day

Harnum family meets the Lisa Harnum Foundation Joan and Jason Harnum, mother and brother of Lisa Harnum, a woman who was a victim of domestic violence and was thrown off from the 15th floor balcony of a building by her fiance in 2011, traveled all the way from their home Read More…

Big name businesses commit to extra leave, counselling for staff dealing with DV

New report links domestic violence as a workplace issue … Employers are being urged to provide flexible work hours and counselling in a new report that links domestic violence as a workplace issue. The report titled Playing Our part: Workplace Responses to Domestic and Family Violence, was launched on Friday Read More…

Task Force To Combat Domestic Violence

Dame Quentin Bryce reveals task force findings Dame Quentin headed a special task force to combat domestic and family violence.  The task force received bipartisan support and had been deeply moved during its travels across Queensland. Dame Quentin declared, We are all alarmed by the statistics – they are shocking Read More…