Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month - Events

Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month - Events

Each year in May we mark Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month, with the aim of sending a clear message that we will not tolerate this type of violence in our community.

Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month also aims to raise community awareness of this issue.

There are a number of events in Mackay during Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month.

Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month – Events

Candle Lighting Ceremony

The Candle Lighting Ceremony remembers those who have lost their lives because of domestic and family violence. Join us at the rotunda in Jubilee Park Mackay from 5.30-6.30pm on Wednesday May 2.

Sarina Candle Lighting Ceremony

The Sarina Community is invited to a Candle Lighting Ceremony to remember those who have died because of domestic and family violence. The ceremony will be held at the Sarina Library from 6-7pm on Thursday May 3.

Mackay Says No – Free Family Fun Day

Families are invited to the Mackay Says No Free Family Fun Day at Queens Park from 10am-2pm on Saturday May 26. The event features face-painting, jumping castle, petting zoo, free sausage sizzle, market stalls, food stalls, information stalls, local entertainment and a high-profile keynote speaker. For more information visit our Mackay Says No Free Family Fun Day Event on Facebook.

For more information on Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month or to find support please phone the Domestic Violence Resource Service (Mackay & Region) on 07 4953 1788 Monday – Friday from 8.30am-4.30pm