White Ribbon Day Busselton breakfast

Awareness will be raised in Busselton on Saturday for White Ribbon Day. Image supplied.
Awareness will be raised in Busselton on Saturday for White Ribbon Day. Image supplied.

Busselton residents are encouraged to attend an awareness and fundraising breakfast for White Ribbon Day this Saturday, November 25.

White Ribbon Day is the international day for the elimination of violence against women.

According to statistics, on average, one woman is killed every week in Australia as a result domestic violence.

White Ribbon Busselton committee member Jaz Menegola said it was important for the community to discuss domestic violence.

"It is about raising awareness and consciousness of the issue and making private issues public to help others," she said.

Three guest speakers will address the breakfast.

They will include a local policeman, a lived experience speaker and a White Ribbon Ambassador.

After the breakfast, a march through to Mitchell Park will be held.

The event will be held at The Equinox Restaurant and Bar with breakfast, tea and coffee included.

Tickets are $30.

  • If you or someone you know is experiencing violence, call 1800 RESPECT on 1800 737 732 for advice or support. This free service providing confidential advice is open 24/7. In an emergency, call the police on 000. All incidents of violence should be reported to the police.