Events

Open Thinking Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Conference

Sponsored by Dept of CSYW and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention was a one day conference that was led through an Aboriginal cultural framework by First Nation DFV specialists and an opportunity for non-Indigenous service providers in this space to gain a more informed understanding of domestic and family violence to be better equipped in the sector.

Topics Covered included:

  • Prevention of domestic and family violence for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and children
  • Intersectionality
  • Cultural capability building for mainstream services

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2019 Strong Women Talking Art Exhibition for Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month

This was a great event featuring 5 First Nations female artists from across Brisbane and interstate. The exhibition also featured creations from local women who participated in SWT Healing Journey’s and Women’s Group.
We partnered with Wesley Mission Qld who supplied their beautiful rooftop venue overlooking the Brisbane City Skyline. Over 80 guests enjoyed the fine dining experience of Black Card Catering’s mouth watering grazing table.
We had visitors from far and wide come and visit the 3 day art exhibition which kicked off with a packed to the rafters launch on Tuesday 28th May 2019. We look forward to hosting an art exhibition every year during this time so make sure to keep an eye out for regular updates on our events page.

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National Reconciliation Week
Strong Women Talking

Strong Women Talking hosted a morning tea in conjunction with National Reconciliation Week, along with the theme Grounded in Truth, Walk Together with Courage. This morning tea included:
  • Traditional dancers
  • Elders sharing stories of truth and courage
  • Weaving table
  • Native sweetness catering
This event was in partnership with Wesley Mission Queensland.

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IN HER HANDS EXHIBITION

- hosted by Art From The Margins

On Friday 4th December 2020 we celebrated the In Her Hands Exhibition opening, which paints a picture of many Indigenous women’s voices and stories. It also highlighted the powerful influence that art can have on an individual’s healing journey, both through artistic expression or finding a connection to the community.
Thank you to our guest speakers and everyone who attended the opening event.

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