Archives: November 2012

Andrew Krakouer speaks up to end violence in our community

From the jungles of Papua New Guinea to the red dirt of the Pilbara… After recently completing the 2012 Kokoda Walk for a Cause to raise funds for the Luke Adams Foundation, last week Collingwood star Andrew Krakouer travelled through the Shire of Roebourne visiting schools to share his experiences...

Children and youths binge drinking at an increasingly younger age

Binge drinking is one of the main causes of violence, which makes it all the more worrying that studies are now showing Australian youths are abusing alcohol from an increasingly younger age. The Queensland Early Intervention Pilot Project (QEIPP) has revealed that it’s no longer just teenagers who are binge...

What is domestic violence and who suffers from it?

We often talk about youth violence, king hit attacks and alcohol-fuelled assaults. But not all violence happens out in the streets – a lot of it happens at home, behind closed doors. Domestic violence is a growing problem in our society, particularly during tough economic times when financial hardship and...