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Month of Action (including another Butterfly Walk)

November (and it’s immediate surrounding weekends) is known as the Month of Action on Domestic Violence in the city of Onkaparinga. I have taken part in three activities this year, culminating yesterday in the Butterfly Walk, which has featured here … Continue reading

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Don’t be too polite

I have written previously about domestic violence (here), and in this post, as with that one, I wasn’t actually at the event I am writing about. In fact the occasion itself is now some weeks past, but I waited to write it till I could … Continue reading

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More from Pamper Day

We have had some lovely feedback from the pamper day – people really loved participating, both being pampered, but also doing the pampering. One woman said she had never been treated so specially, another hadn’t had her hair done for … Continue reading

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Pamper day

CHO had a special event yesterday, our first pamper day, which was planned over the past couple of months by a team of great community members and particularly Carly and Elly, the two fabulous social work students who are working … Continue reading

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Reflections on life and death

While I was up in Auburn last week, there was a death in Hackham West due to domestic violence. It has been a hard time for everyone, coming to grips with what has happened right next door to us, and … Continue reading

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