Elizabeth Byrne

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So far Elizabeth Byrne has created 11 blog entries.

My name is Naomi

Growing up in West Africa, Naomi was only eight years old when civil war broke out forcing Naomi and her family into a life of refugee camps where she grew from a child to a woman.

2019-08-15T21:59:54+00:00 1st August, 2019|

Tara was one of our own

One woman is murdered by her current or former partner every week - on average - in Australia*. They are more than statistics. They are mothers, sisters, daughters, aunts, neighbours, colleagues and friends, and so much more… just like Tara was.

2019-08-15T22:02:29+00:00 2nd April, 2019|

What if every Australian could see the signs of domestic abuse?

BaptistCare HopeStreet has undertaken research to measure Australian’s awareness of the seven types of domestic abuse – economic, sexual, spiritual, verbal, emotional, physical and social. It found that older Australians are much more likely to recognise all forms of domestic violence than younger generations, indicating a concerning lack of awareness of the many signs of domestic abuse among young people.

2018-11-22T02:16:48+00:00 22nd November, 2018|

Halo Ball Brings Hope

BaptistCare's third annual Halo Ball was held in May, and encouraged guests to recognise the often voiceless victims of domestic and family violence: the children.

2019-06-11T04:48:48+00:00 12th June, 2018|