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…

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…

Overcoming Domestic Violence | Moving Forward Workshop Series

 Event Details Hills Community Aid will provide a series of small group workshops for women who have experienced domestic violence. Workshop topics will include: Healthy relationships Housing Budgeting and loans Work options Accessing benefits My rights Self care Workshop facilitator Workshops will be facilitated by Terrie-Ann Bolger, an experienced facilitator 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…

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

Equality in Relationships Seminar – Save The Date!

March 11th at the Hills Lodge, Baulkham Hills The Lisa Harnum Foundation will be hosting our very first seminar on March 11th at the Hills Lodge, Baulkham Hills. Details so far: Time: 9.00am – 1.00pm Title: Equality in Relationships Investment: $20, includes tea/coffee on arrival, morning tea & lunch This Read More…

Add Your Voice To White Ribbon Day 2014

Join the biggest social media message in history  On November 25th, Australians will send the biggest social media message in history, to put a stop to violence against women. This event is organised by White Ribbon, Australia. This post is from the White Ribbon website … WOMEN ALL OVER AUSTRALIA ARE Read More…

Behind The Picket Fence

When all is not well at home.. Love is.. “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices Read More…

Our Watch: Ending The National Emergency Of Domestic Violence

Our Watch is a national body with a 20 year campaign strategy that aims to prevent violence against women and their children. In launching the organisation, the largest of its kind in Australia, chairwoman and Ambassador for Women and Girls Natasha Stott-Despoja last week described the issue of domestic violence Read More…