White Ribbon Blog


White Ribbon Walk 2018

On Friday 23 November 2018, DoE staff and students attended the fourth annual White Ribbon Walk where state servants, Members of Parliament, community organisations, business, schools and individuals walk as a public demonstration of the Tasmanian State Service’s stand against family violence. The walk is in recognition of the United Nation’s International Day for the Elimination…


DoE White Ribbon Accreditation

If you or someone you know is impacted by family violence, call the Safe at Home Family Violence Response and Referral Line on 1800 633 937 or visit www.1800respect.org.au. As one of the largest employers in Tasmania and leading the education of Tasmania’s children, DoE is in a unique position to make a real difference…


White Ribbon Walk 2017

Today the Department of Education hosted the Tasmanian Government’s White Ribbon Walk. The Walk was from St David’s Park to Parliament Lawns included Members of Parliament, public servants and students from several Tasmanian Government schools. The walk is in recognition of the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25 November) and…


Students Learn about Family Violence against Women – from Past to Present

Today, a number of students from southern Tasmanian high schools attended a White Ribbon morning tea alongside their teachers, Madam Speaker and senior executives of the Department of Treasury and Finance and the Department of Education. This collaborative event supports the aim of raising awareness of the issue of violence against women, to reinforce that…