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…

SHINE Program

Program Overview … SHINE Women is a unique personal development and group mentoring tool that uses an inspirational, practical and experiential approach to learning. This program is founded upon the premise that every life counts and has intrinsic value and fosters an awareness of this belief. As a result, women are 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…

Castle Hill High Schools Join White Ribbon Day March

Domestic violence is a scourge facing our society …  To acknowledge this, Castle Hill High School teachers and students participated in a White Ribbon March on Wednesday November 25 with other community members. Afterwards, a break-fast was hosted for over 350 people at the Castle Hill RSL, to hear stories 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…

Lisa Harnum Foundation Fundraising Event

Business Night Expo held on Tue 29 Sep at the Baulkham Hills Community Centre Organised by Evelyne Wilton-Ligtenberg of Business in Heels, this event is also a fundraiser for a local Sydney Hills charity, The Lisa Harnum Foundation, Freedom for Domestic Violence. It will be a great night to hear Read More…