Domestic Violence March
The 29th Annual Silent Domestic Violence Memorial March of 2019 will be held on Friday 22nd of November 2019 at the Supreme Court Gardens on the corner of Riverside Drive & Barrack Street in Perth.
The order of proceedings are:
- 10:30am - Community Stalls and Morning Tea.
- 11:00am - A rally with guest speakers and a rose laying ceremony. Speakers: The Hon Simone McGurk MLA – Minister for the Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence. Dr Cathy Richardson, Centre for Response-Based Practice, Canada. Ms Tinashe La, Survivor and Author.
- 12:00pm - Silent March around the CBD.
The Women’s Council for Domestic and Family Violence Services are the organisers of this event and they encourage banners with slogans of support or your organisations name. There will be some placards you can borrow. Please no wood or metal and it is a “G” rated event.
Traffic marshals wearing a stylish purple or orange vest will be assisting with directions and please take hats, umbrellas, sunscreen, comfortable shoes and water.
After the official Rose Laying Ceremony, there will be time for the community to lay flowers on the coffins.
The Women’s Council will have some everlasting flowers that can be lent to you. Visit them at their stall or search for volunteers about who will be handing them out.
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