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Events and News

Each year Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV) is involved in a number of activities and exciting projects, this section of the website provides a snapshot of recent events that RAV has been a part of, and of upcoming events.


News and recent activities



- During National Reconciliation Week RAV attended Reconciliation on the Rooftop at the Fitzroy Hub, an event hosted by Aboriginal Housing Victoria, SNAICC and Yarra Libraries. The event included performances from Indigenous dancers, a Welcome to Country, and a didgeridoo performance.




- In May this year RAV had a popular stall at The Long Walk. The badge machine and fake tattoos were in high demand for the public showing their support.

- RAV centre staff attended local events throughout NAIDOC week. Our Central Office had a very special guests teach the staff an Indigenous dance, and displayed incredible demonstration of didgeridoo playing.

- In August RAV (South East) had a strong presence and popular stall at the Sisters Day Out.

- The Happy Healthy Deadly event, hosted by Sunbury Community Health and Sunbury Aboriginal Community included an incredible Bush Tucker lunch, story telling by an Aboriginal Elder and traditional games, with RAV among many of the stalls providing information to visitors.

- The Long Walk Women's Luncheon was a fantastic event featuring inspriring figures in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community, RAV was lucky enough to have a table of 10 at the event.

- Throughout the year some of our talented staff have been running a program called DRUMBEAT, which has had a lot of positive reception from Aboriginal youth. The program itself is gaining a lot of strong media attention for its incredible promise in suicide prevention. See an ABC news article here. We have also purchased an additional set of drums to continue the excellent work with more groups in the new year.

- RAV is contributing to a play on Indigenous family violence.

- RAV together with Women's Health West have collaborated to deliver a workshop called Sacred Sistas over the past weeks, and into the future. The program is an arts-based, sexual and reporductive health program for young Aboriginal women and Girls. It provides a sapce space for your Aboriginal women aged 12-30 to come and yarn, seek advice and be creative through arts-based activities. For more information on the workshop and if we can deliver it to your community please call the RAV head office on 8573 2222.

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- RAV ran another successful Brutha's Day Out in the Gippsland and Southern Metro Region in March.

- Our Centre Managers finished their final session of Internal White Privilege Training.

- We again had a strong presence at The Long Walk, with a stall visted by many members of the public on a beautiful day.

- RAV staff had a successfull stall at four Sisters Day Out programs hosted by the Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention Legal Service.

- NAIDOC and Reconciliation Week saw each of our centres undertake or attend local activities during these important events.






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