Press releases

  • Former Governor-General chairs new Domestic Violence Taskforce 12 August 2014Former Governor-General, the Honourable Quentin Bryce AD CVO, will chair a Special Taskforce on domestic and family violence that will undertake a comprehensive and co-ordinated review to make Queensland as safe and secure as possible for women and families. Premier Campbell Newman announced the establishment of the Special Taskforce that will lead state-wide consultation with the ...
  • 2014 Valentine’s Day Media Release 14 February 2014WALK 100KM FOR THE 2 PEOPLE WHO DIE FROM DOMESTIC VIOLENCE EVERY WEEK IN AUSTRALIA.  Today, Valentine’s Day, marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Reeva Steekkamp. She was allegedly shot dead by her boyfriend Paralympics star, Oscar Pistorius according to the Sydney Morning Herald. According to ABC News, Simon Gittany was sentenced to 26 years ...
  • Vice-Chancellor vs CEO Carnival Challenge Launched 19 September 2013 16 September 2013 USQ Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas and Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce and Industry CEO Greg Johnson today launched their annual Vice-Chancellor vs CEO Carnival Challenge. This is the second year of the Challenge and it will see both the Vice-Chancellor and CEO wear brightly coloured tropical shirts on each day of the 2013 Carnival of ...
  • Unitywater partners the Lions Emergency Accommodation Centre (LEAC) in Nambour 18 September 2013 Unitywater media release The Lions Emergency Accommodation Centre (LEAC) in Nambour is to receive a helping hand from Unitywater under the banner of national charity Australia’s CEO Challenge. Australia’s CEO Challenge aims to prevent and alleviate the effects of domestic violence. As a result of its involvement, Unitywater has signed up to a three year partnership with ...
  • International Women’s Day Press Release 8 March 2013Media Release Workplaces key to protecting women’s safety International Women’s Day 2013 Australia’s CEO Challenge (ACEOC) Executive Director Wendy Reid has today challenged the Australian business sector to take on the tough issue of domestic violence as International Women’s Day is marked across the globe. Internationally violence against women and girls is a problem of pandemic proportions according to the United Nations ...

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