Family Violence Events

2019

IndianCare, VAN and SMRC organised an event focused on fostering relationships between Melbourne’s Indian and Afghani communities. Key features included a forum theatre and Indian dance presentations.

Family Violence workshop for Punjabi Male Seniors

IndianCare provided basic training on Family violence, prevention and bystander response for the men’s groups in the Northern suburbs. Service delivery was managed by the Brotherhood of St Laurence.

IndianCare organised an information session with the Family Violence Liaison Officer from Werribee police station for the Indian volunteers in the Western suburbs.

A Conflict Management and Effective Communication workshop for Punjabi women, delivered by a qualified IndianCare volunteer in Craigieburn.

Family violence workshop by InTouch

Organised by IndianCare and delivered by InTouch, this family violence workshop focused on understanding and responding to family violence within the community. Attendees included IndianCare board members, staff, volunteers and Indian community leaders.

A workshop with Punjabi women by MCWH in Wyndham. Experiences of settlement, family violence and service access issues were explored.

Local MP Hon Sarah Conolly, Victoria Police and IndianCare delivered a presentation on family safety to the community at Hoppers Crossing’s Gurdwara

IndianCare collaborated with a range of community groups to promote gender equality. This event held at the Immigration Museum also enabled IndianCare to launch its Information, Support and Referral Service

Organised in collaboration with the Brotherhood of St Laurence, Northern Community Legal Centre, Victoria Police and the Oorja foundation – IndianCare arranged a Ladies Day out for residents of the Northern suburbs.

IndianCare worked with InConcert Music to present an evening of cultural music and dance focused on promotion of gender equality and women’s empowerment.

IndianCare in partnership with InTouch, successfully organised a second community consultation session on the issue of family violence particularly exploring motivations for change by men.

Information session organised in conjunction with LDAT program, on Conflict Management and Effective Communication presented to Bellfield Cricket Club members by IndianCare Family Violence Co-ordinator.

2018
IndianCare worked with InConcert Music to present an evening of cultural music and dance focused on promotion of gender equality and women’s empowerment.
IndianCare in partnership with InTouch, successfully organised a second community consultation session on the issue of family violence particularly exploring motivations for change by men.
Information session organised in conjunction with LDAT program, on Conflict Management and Effective Communication presented to Bellfield Cricket Club members by IndianCare Family Violence Co-ordinator.
As part of the Empowering Communities network project, funded by InTouch, a Diwali arts event was conducted at the Dandenong Seniors Citizens Centre. Nandita Nadkarni led a DIY Diya creation workshop, and a dance performance by Karma Dance company conveyed a powerful message on gender equality.

Colours of Dance

In partnership with Intouch and Ashray, IndianCare organised an evening in support of gender equality and female empowerment. Key features included Indian guest artist, Dr.Nartaki Nataraj, and local artists Murali Kumar and Shobha Shekar.

IndianCare, VAN and SMRC organised an event focused on fostering relationships between Melbourne’s Indian and Afghani communities. Key features included a forum theatre and Indian dance presentations.

Family Violence workshop for Punjabi Male Seniors

IndianCare provided basic training on Family violence, prevention and bystander response for the men’s groups in the Northern suburbs. Service delivery was managed by the Brotherhood of St Laurence.

IndianCare organised an information session with the Family Violence Liaison Officer from Werribee police station for the Indian volunteers in the Western suburbs.

A Conflict Management and Effective Communication workshop for Punjabi women, delivered by a qualified IndianCare volunteer in Craigieburn.

Family violence workshop by InTouch

Organised by IndianCare and delivered by InTouch, this family violence workshop focused on understanding and responding to family violence within the community. Attendees included IndianCare board members, staff, volunteers and Indian community leaders.

A workshop with Punjabi women by MCWH in Wyndham. Experiences of settlement, family violence and service access issues were explored.

Local MP Hon Sarah Conolly, Victoria Police and IndianCare delivered a presentation on family safety to the community at Hoppers Crossing’s Gurdwara

IndianCare collaborated with a range of community groups to promote gender equality. This event held at the Immigration Museum also enabled IndianCare to launch its Information, Support and Referral Service

Organised in collaboration with the Brotherhood of St Laurence, Northern Community Legal Centre, Victoria Police and the Oorja foundation – IndianCare arranged a Ladies Day out for residents of the Northern suburbs.

IndianCare worked with InConcert Music to present an evening of cultural music and dance focused on promotion of gender equality and women’s empowerment.

IndianCare in partnership with InTouch, successfully organised a second community consultation session on the issue of family violence particularly exploring motivations for change by men.

Information session organised in conjunction with LDAT program, on Conflict Management and Effective Communication presented to Bellfield Cricket Club members by IndianCare Family Violence Co-ordinator.

IndianCare partnered with Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre to hold a White Ribbon Day event during the 16 days of Activism against gender based violence.

IndianCare continued collaborating with InTouch on the Motivation for Change Program for men, to assist members of the South Asian community implement self-regulatory processes and prevent family violence.

SBS Radio, Gujarati interviewed Tina Guido, General Manager, IndianCare’s services, the way in which IndianCare looks to address key issues for Victoria’s South Asain Community. Tina was also interviewed for SBS Radio Hindi on IndianCare’s family violence prevention program.

As part of the Empowering Communities network project, funded by InTouch, a Diwali arts event was conducted at the Dandenong Seniors Citizens Centre. Nandita Nadkarni led a DIY Diya creation workshop, and a dance performance by Karma Dance company conveyed a powerful message on gender equality.

Colours of Dance

In partnership with Intouch and Ashray, IndianCare organised an evening in support of gender equality and female empowerment. Key features included Indian guest artist, Dr.Nartaki Nataraj, and local artists Murali Kumar and Shobha Shekar.