2020 Events

Launch and Vigil Livestream
Recording Available

16 Days of Activism Livestream Launch Survey (HREC Approval: H-2020-0396)

Please take a moment to fill out a short survey on the 16 Days of Activism Launch: https://bit.ly/2URtlQ6

By participating in this survey, you will have the opportunity to share your views on the impact of the 16 Days of Activism Launch. The findings will be used to inform future actions and projects of this kind.

Associate Professor Patricia Pender
School of Humanities and Social Science
University of Newcastle
Tel 0249215369
patricia.j.pender@newcastle.edu.au


Coercive Control Webinar
Recording available

The Newcastle 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women 2020 Campaign was made possible due to support from the University of Newcastle’s Gender Research Network and City of Newcastle’s Special Business Rate Scheme.

About City Lights for Social Change 

Funded by the City of Newcastle’s Special Business rate Scheme, this project involves a permanent lighting infrastructure for Civic Park, creating a spectacular lightscape to attract people to walk from and through Hunter and King Street, Civic Park to Darby Street. Designed to help build a safe and vibrant night-time economy, increase tourism, promote public safety and provide global coverage for local activism and campaigns, the flagship campaign being 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women from November 25 to December 10, 2020. 

About Special Business Rates (SBR)  

Special Business Rates (SBR) are collected by the City of Newcastle from businesses in Newcastle City Centre / Darby Street, Hamilton, Mayfield, New Lambton and Wallsend, and are reserved exclusively for the promotion, beautification and development of these business precincts. Annual funding for the most creative and innovative project proposals, such as City Lights for Social Change, is distributed through a competitive application process.  

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