Proud to be a Penda App Ambassador

Proud to be a Penda App Ambassador

This week I had the privilege to go to Canberra to be the Keynote Speaker at Parliament House for the launch of the Penda App. I am also honoured to be the Ambassador. It feels good to be able to give back after all the support I received when I left my abusive...
A thank you on International Women’s Day

A thank you on International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day! It is a day where I stop to think are things getting better in the area of domestic violence? You know I would love to say yes, but if I am honest I would say the answer is a resounding no! We need to keep the conversation...
No group is immune to domestic violence

No group is immune to domestic violence

I was honoured to be part of the panel for a special on domestic violence on The Drum on ABC it was good to discuss this issue from different perspectives. It reinforced although domestic violence does not discriminate. Although the impact can be different depending...
Time to Start Paying Down the Abuse Debt

Time to Start Paying Down the Abuse Debt

A never-ending cycle of abuse When dealing with the aftermath of my own child abuse and domestic violence I realised that abusing and being abused was part of a cycle of abuse that had gone on for generations. That living this cycle had become the norm. I didn’t...