Blog 2017-12-04T22:29:04+00:00

My name is Naomi

1st August, 2019|

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.

Tara was one of our own

2nd April, 2019|

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.

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

22nd November, 2018|

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.

Halo Ball Brings Hope

12th June, 2018|

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.

Third Annual Halo Ball Confirmed

8th October, 2017|

BaptistCare’s third annual Halo Ball, raising much needed funds and awareness to help women and children experiencing domestic and family violence, will be held on Friday 4 May, 2018 at Doltone House on Darling Island in Sydney.