NO MORE wins Community Event of the Year in Tennant Creek
NO MORE staff in Tennant Creek along with Tennant Creek primary school today received the Community Event of the Year Award for Tennant Creek. Presented by Barkly Regional Council Mayor, Steve Edgington recognised the time, effort and impact of the four week No More Violence Campaign, culminating in a street march in Tennant Creek involving 90 students and around 300 people overall.
Other activities included the production of a book and video, and No More Violence Workshops in regional schools. It was an honour and a privilege to work with the Tennant Creek Community in a united and joint effort to reduce family and domestic violence in the town. This Community Event of the Year award recognises the hard work of our staff and the many partners that came together to make such an impact. and we will continue to work together to stop violence against women and children.
In handing over the award the Mayor said " This event goes to the heart of an issue that regional people are passionate about. The coordination of regional resources in support of this event provided a real opportunity to reduce violence in our regional community, making it the Community Event of the Year. Once again, congratulations to everyone involved in this event which has made such a significant contribution to our community. "
Planning for the 2020 campaign has already begun, watch this space for more activities and events in Tennant Creek.
“If you or someone you know is impacted by sexual assault, family or domestic violence, call 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732 or visit www.1800respect.org.au