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Public Events

Date Time Name Description Location Organiser
25 Nov - 10 Dec n/a n/a

Development, release and promotion of a curated reading list on domestic violence on the State Library website and promoted on social media.

Orange lighting areas of the State Library’s ground floor.

State Library of Western Australia, Perth

State Library of Western Australia

25 Nov - 10 Dec n/a n/a

A Comment Wall will be available for the public to leave their thoughts regarding violence against women.

Staff will wear orange bandannas to raise awareness.

Museum of the Goldfields, Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Western Australian Museum
1300 134 081

25 Nov - 10 Dec n/a n/a

Staff will be invited to wear an item of clothing in orange every day of the campaign as part of their personal pledge of support.

A large rectangular orange banner will be installed in the entrance to the activity area displaying the words “16 Days in WA”, staff will be prepared with key messages to raise awareness of the campaign with visitors.

There will be a front-counter display of orange coloured items, e.g. monarch butterflies from the insect wall display, a dress-up box, and orange paper flowers.

Outdoor night lighting in orange.

Museum of Geraldton, Geraldton Western Australian Museum
1300 134 081
25 Nov - 10 Dec  n/a n/a

Community bag-making workshops will be held to sew brightly patterned orange bags which will be filled with personal needs, again collected from the community, for women in crisis. These will be delivered to the Albany women’s shelter.

The Co-op building’s windows and interior will be hung with orange lanterns and lit at night to “light the way toward an end to violence against women and young girls."

Staff will be encouraged to wear orange accessories to highlight the cause during the 16 Days.

The large 16 Days banner will be displayed prominently along the road side on Princess Royal Drive, Albany.

Staff will distribute printed material that explains to visitors the information relevant to the 16 Days campaign.

Museum of Great Southern, Albany Western Australian Museum
1300 134 081
25 Nov - 10 Dec   n/a Art installation

The Eglington anchor in front of the WA Shipwrecks Museum and the anchor near the roundabout will be wrapped in orange for the duration of the campaign.

16 Days in WA will be promoted with information near the Eglington Anchor. Public will be invited to tie an orange ribbon around the anchor to show support for the campaign.

Resources about the 16 Days in WA campaign will be available to the public in the museum foyer.

WA Shipwrecks Museum, Fremantle Western Australian Museum
1300 134 081
26 Nov 6pm Kalumburu Art & Photography Showcase Dinner

This event will showcase the art and photography enterprises that have been established in Kalumburu.

Kalumburu Strong Women's Art Collective (KSWAC) has started up a enterprises to help with financial sustainability and to support women who experience domestic and family violence.

The KSWAC has come about organically through the work of the Kalumburu Strong Women's Centre with the women of this community.

The Kalumburu Photographic Collective has also been set up through Enterprise Learning Projects and will be launching their 2019 calendar at this event.

Kalumburu Strong Women's Centre, Kalumburu Kalumburu Strong Women's Centre
9161 4687

28 Nov 8am - 9am Community Breakfast Event

A community breakfast event to raise awareness of family and domestic violence featuring speakers including the Hon Simone McGurk MLA, Minister for Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence.

The event is open to the public but RSVPs are essential.

WA Shipwrecks Museum, Fremantle Western Australian Museum
1300 134 081
5 - 7 Dec After dark n/a

The Albany Town Hall lighting and Albany Town Square tree lights will be set to orange to bring attention to stopping gender based violence in our community.

16 Days in WA information will be available in the Albany Public Library and the light display will be publicized in local media to draw attention to the cause.

Albany Town Square, Albany

Nikolai Emery

6 Dec 6.30pm 16 Days Movie Fundraiser

Held on the Anniversary of the Montreal Massacre.

Screening of movie with Melissa McCarthy: Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Purchase your tickets via Eventbrite website.


Luna Leederville, 55 Oxford Street, Leederville

Women's Council for DFV Services (WA)

Carolyn Wall

9420 7264


10 Dec 8.30am - 3.30pm 16 Days in WA FDV Awareness Day

A stall on Northam Boulevard to raise awareness of Family and Domestic Violence (FDV), provide educational information and free hand-outs to the community.

Northam Boulevard, Northam

Share & Care Community Services Group
Jacey Brown

Various Various Information sessions

Office of Multicultural Interests is supporting the Indian Society of WA to deliver talks about family and domestic violence to Indian communities.

Office of Multicultural Interests will host a session for mainstream organisations about cultural issues and sensitivities in relation to family and domestic violence.


Office of Multicultural Interests (OMI)
Kate Rowlands
6552 1767

Various Various Various

Social media posts on Kings Park, Perth Zoo and Parks and Wildlife Service channels supporting 16 Days in WA.

Window display of orange products and 16 Days in WA messaging in Aspects of Kings Park gallery shop.

All park passes will be re-branded with orange and will feature 16 Days in WA messaging.

WA Opera performance at Tree Top Walk (1 December) will be lit up in the campaign colour of orange.

Department staff will dress in orange.

Various Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Zoran Jovanovic
9273 9900