Events calendar

Get involved in local events during Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month in May. Our events calendar lists community events and activities across the state.

If you are holding an event during the month, please submit your event details.

Table of contents:

May

  • May 1 2019

    Manly - Sail For Life - Come and Try

    Organiser: Resilience Sailing Inc

    Region: Brisbane

    9 am 1 pm

    1 May to 17 May 2019

    Address: RQYS, Manly, Royal Esplanade, Manly, QLD, 4179

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  • May 1 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Gold Coast - Seeds of Change - Sunflower Making

    Organiser: Gold Coast Libraries

    Region: South East

    10 am 11 am

    1 May to 31 May 2019

    Address: Gold Coast Libraries, Various locations on GC, Gold Coast, QLD, 9729

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  • May 1 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Ipswich- Vigil Against Domestic and Family Violence

    Organiser: Domestic Violence Action Centre

    Region: South West

    5 pm 7:30 pm

    1 May 2019

    Address: D'Arcy Doyle Place,, 116 Brisbane Street, Ipswich, QLD, 4305

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  • May 1 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Mooloolaba - Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month Candle Light Vigil

    Organiser: Centacare Family and Relationship Services

    Region: Moreton

    5 pm 6 pm

    1 May 2019

    Address: Mooloolaba Beach, 1 Mooloolaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba, Qld, 4557

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  • May 1 2019

    Redcliffe Candle Lighting Ceremony

    Organiser: Encircle Redcliffe Neighborhood Centre

    Region: Moreton

    5 pm 6:30 pm

    1 May 2019

    Address: Encircle Redcliffe Neighborhood Centre, 1 Lamington Drive, REDCLIFFE, QLD, 4020

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  • May 1 2019

    Bundaberg- Candle Lighting Ceremony

    Organiser: Edon Place

    Region: Central Queensland

    5:30 pm 6:30 pm

    1 May 2019

    Address: Queensland Police Service, Bourbong Street, Bundaberg, QLD, 4670

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  • May 1 2019

    Cairns Candle Lighting Ceremony

    Organiser: Cairns Regional Domestic Violence Service

    Region: Northern Queensland

    5:30 pm 6:30 pm

    1 May 2019

    Address: Wharf One Cafe, 1 Wharf Street, Cairns, QLD, 4870

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  • May 1 2019

    Cleveland- Candle Lighting Vigil

    Organiser: Redlands City Council

    Region: South East

    5:30 pm 6:15 pm

    1 May 2019

    Address: Raby Bay Harbour Park,, Shore Street West, , Cleveland, QLD, 4163

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  • May 3 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Yeppoon- St Brendan's College Annual Walk Against Domestic Violence

    Organiser: St Brendan's College

    Region: Central Queensland

    9 am 2 pm

    3 May 2019

    Address: Yeppoon, Central Queensland, 139 ADELAIDE PARK ROAD, YEPPOON, QLD, 4703

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  • May 3 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Woodridge- Mens Yarning Circle

    Organiser: Murrigunyah Family & Cultural Healing Centre

    Region: South East

    10:30 am 1:30 pm

    3 May to 31 May 2019

    Address: Murrigunyah, 2 Burrigan Street, Woodridge, QLD, 4114

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  • May 3 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Coolum- The Voice in Me

    Organiser: IFYS

    Region: Moreton

    6 pm 8 pm

    3 May 2019

    Address: Coolum Civic Centre, Park Street, Coolum Beach, QLD, 4573

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  • May 3 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Kirwan - Cowboys Tackle Domestic Violence

    Organiser: North Queensland Toyota Cowboys

    Region: Northern Queensland

    6 pm 8 pm

    3 May 2019

    Address: 1300SMILES Stadium, Golf Links Drive, Kirwan, QLD, 4817

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  • May 4 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Beerwah - Women Alive Festival

    Organiser: Zonta Caloundra and ACT For KIDS

    Region: Moreton

    4 May 2019

    Address: Beerwah Community Hall, Peachester Rd, Beerwah, QLD, 4519

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  • May 6 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Woodridge- Wuundeela Dreaming

    Organiser: Murrigunyah Family & Cultural Healing Centre

    Region: South East

    8:45 am 10:30 am

    6 May to 27 May 2019

    Address: Mabel Park State High School, Paradise Road, Woodridge, QLD, 4127

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  • May 7 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Marsden - Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Organiser: Penny Dearlove and Priya (School chaplain)

    Region: South East Queensland

    7 May to 28 May 2019

    Address: Marsden State School, 32 Hickory Street, Marsden, QLD, 4132

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  • May 7 2019

    Gympie Stands Together

    Organiser: Community Action Gympie

    Region: South East

    10 am 11:30 am

    7 May 2019

    Address: Gold City Centre Stage, Mary St, Gympie, QLD, 4570

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  • May 7 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Robina- Japanese Women's Support Network

    Organiser: Japan Community of Queensland Inc.

    Region: South East

    10:30 am 12:30 pm

    7 May 2019

    Address: Robina Community Centre Conference Room, Robina Town Centre Drive, Robina, QLD, 4230

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  • May 10 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Berserker - Safer Pathways for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Families Forum

    Organiser: Welcoming Intercultural Neighbours Inc.

    Region: Central Queensland

    8:30 am 3 pm

    10 May 2019

    Address: Frenchville Sports Club, 105 Clifton Street, Berserker, QLD, 4701

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  • May 10 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Lowood- BBQ in Support of Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month

    Organiser: Mercy Community, Lowood

    Region: South East

    11 am 1 pm

    10 May 2019

    Address: Clock Park, Lowood, Peace Street, Lowood, QLD, 4311

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  • May 11 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Mareeba - Behind Closed Doors

    Organiser: Cairns Regional Domestic Violence Service

    Region: Northern Queensland

    7 am 1 pm

    11 May 2019

    Address: Mareeba Markets, Mareeba’s Centenary Park, Byrnes St, , Mareeba , Qld, 4880

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  • May 11 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Boulia- Just One Thing , Make A Difference

    Organiser: North West Queensland Indigenous Catholic Social Services

    Region: Northern Queensland

    9 am 2 pm

    11 May 2019

    Address: Robinson Park, , Herbert Street , Boulia, Qld, 4829

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  • May 13 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Brisbane City- Japanese Women's Support Network

    Organiser: Japan Community of Queensland Inc.

    Region: South East

    10 am 12 pm

    13 May 2019

    Address: Consulate General of Japan Brisbane meeting room, Level 17, 12 Creek Street, Brisbane City, QLD, 4000

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  • May 14 2019

    Toowoomba- 2019 'Not in Our Club' Campaign Launch

    Organiser: Toowoomba Together

    Region: South West Queensland

    12:30 pm

    14 May 2019

    Address: USQ Toowoomba Regional Tennis Centre , 20 Barker Street, Toowoomba , Qld, 4350

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  • May 15 2019

    Ripley- A New Thing Initiative

    Organiser: Cityhope Care

    Region: South West

    15 May 2019

    Address: Cityhope Church, 7 Rex Hills Drive , Ripley, QLD, 4306

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  • May 15 2019

    Toowoomba: A Second Go - Everyone Deserves It

    Organiser: Darling Downs LASN

    Region: South East

    7 am 9:30 am

    15 May 2019

    Address: Toowoomba QAS Station, 168 Herries Street, , Toowoomba City , QLD, 4350

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  • May 15 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Fraser Coast Sand Silhouettes

    Organiser: Fraser Coast Domestic Violence Alliance

    Region: Central Queensland

    9 am 2 pm

    15 May 2019

    Address: Scarness Beach, Charlton Esplanade, Hervey Bay, QLD, 4655

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  • May 15 2019

    Brisbane- The Australian Law Reform Commission Report on the Family Law System: Implications for Domestic Violence

    Organiser: Queensland University of Technology

    Region: South East

    9:30 am 1 pm

    15 May 2019

    Address: Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women meeting room, 55 Russell Street, South Brisbane, QLD, 4101

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  • May 15 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Cherbourg - Candle Lighting Ceremony

    Organiser: Cherbourg Safe House/Uniting Care

    Region: South West

    10 am 12 pm

    15 May 2019

    Address: Lena Buck Centre, 15 Barambah Ave, Cherbourg , QLD, 4605

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  • May 15 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    South Brisbane- Whatever It Takes: Creating Access to Safety for People with Disabilities Experiencing Domestic and Family Violence

    Organiser: WWILD SVP association

    Region: Brisbane, Moreton

    10 am 2:30 pm

    15 May 2019

    Address: State Library of Queensland, the Edge Auditorium, Stanley Place, Cultural Centre, Southbank, Brisbane City QLD 4101. The Edge Auditorium (Ground Level), South Brisbane, QLD, 4101

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  • May 15 2019

    Bald Hills- Tree Planting Ceremony

    Organiser: SANDBAG

    Region: South East

    10:30 am 11:15 am

    15 May 2019

    Address: Keith Murray Bikeway, 55 Kyeema Crescent, Bald Hills, QLD, 4036

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  • May 15 2019

    Nambour- Annual Quilt Handover

    Organiser: Centacare Regional Domestic and Family Violence Service

    Region: South East

    1 pm 3 pm

    15 May 2019

    Address: Nambour Community Centre, 2 Shearer Street, Yaroomba, QLD, 4560

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  • May 16 2019

    Chermside Shopping Centre DFV Awareness Day

    Organiser: Queensland Police Service

    Region: Moreton

    9 am 9 pm

    16 May 2019

    Address: Chermside Shopping Centre - outside the entrance to K-Mart, 395 Hamilton Road, Chermside, QLD, 4032

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  • May 16 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Southport- No to Silence on LGBTIQ+ Family and Domestic Violence

    Organiser: Wesley Mission Queensland

    Region: South East

    11 am 2:30 pm

    16 May 2019

    Address: Sharks Events Centre Ashcroft Room, Corner of Olsen and Musgrave Avenue, Southport, QLD, 4215

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  • May 18 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Murgon Junior Rugby League - DV Awareness Round

    Organiser: Murgon Junior Rugby League

    Region: South West

    8 am 8 pm

    18 May 2019

    Address: Murgon Showgrounds, 40 Macalister Street,, Murgon, QLD, 4605

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  • May 18 2019

    Redlands - Diner en Rouge

    Organiser: Redland City Council

    Region: South East

    4:30 pm 10:30 pm

    18 May 2019

    Address: Secret location! Meet at Redland Performing Arts Centre., 2-16 Middle Street, Cleveland, QLD, 4163

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  • May 19 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Bribie Island- Show your Community Heart - Bribie says "No' to Domestic Violence

    Organiser: Mercy Community

    Region: Moreton

    9 am 12 pm

    19 May 2019

    Address: Brennan Park, Toorbul Street, Bongaree, QLD, 4507

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  • May 20 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Rockhampton City- DFV Month Youth Art Exhibition Launch

    Organiser: Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Legal Service

    Region: Central Queensland

    2 pm 4 pm

    20 May to 31 May 2019

    Address: South Side Library Rockhampton Regional Council, 230 Bolsover Street, Rockhampton City, QLD, 4700

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  • May 21 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Raceview- Enhancing Understandings of DFV experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women.

    Organiser: Domestic Violence Action Centre

    Region: South West

    9 am 1:30 pm

    21 May 2019

    Address: Brothers Leagues Club, Wildey St, Raceview, QLD, 4305

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  • May 22 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Cherbourg - DFV Prevention March

    Organiser: Cherbourg Safe House/Uniting Care

    Region: South West

    9 am 11 am

    22 May 2019

    Address: Fisher St, Cherbourg, QLD, 4605

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  • May 25 2019

    Yarrabilba- "Not Now, Not Ever" Breakfast Boot Camp

    Organiser: The Centre for Women & Co.

    Region: South East

    7:30 am 9:30 am

    25 May 2019

    Address: Darlington Parklands, Yarrabilba Drive, Yarrabilba, QLD, 4207

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  • May 25 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Airlie Beach- Wheels in Motion

    Organiser: Whitsunday Counselling & Support

    Region: Central Queensland

    9 am 12 pm

    25 May to 25 July 2019

    Address: Lagoon Top Carpark, Airlie Beach, QLD, 4802

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  • May 25 2019

    Ingham- Safer Families Community Event

    Organiser: Hinchinbrook Community Support Centre

    Region: Brisbane, Northern Queensland

    10 am 2 pm

    25 May 2019

    Address: Rotary Park Ingham, Herbert Street, Ingham, QLD, 4850

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  • May 25 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Mackay Says No -Family Free Day

    Organiser: Mackay Women's Services

    Region: Central Queensland

    10 am 2 pm

    25 May 2019

    Address: John Breen Park, Malcomson Street, North Mackay, QLD, 4740

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  • May 25 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Zillmere- Strong Spirit Mob

    Organiser: Kurbingui Youth & Family Development

    Region: Moreton

    5 pm 9 pm

    25 May 2019

    Address: Kurbingui Youth Development in the "Old Bakery" building, 425 Zillmere Road, Zilmere, QLD, 4034

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  • May 26 2019

    Mt Coot-tha Time Trial - Ride for Awareness

    Organiser: Lifecycle Cycling Club

    Region: Brisbane

    6 am 9:30 am

    26 May 2019

    Address: Hoop Pine Park Mt Coot-tha, 114 Sir Samuel Griffith Drive, , Mt Coot-tha , QLD, 4066

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  • May 27 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Kalinga- Crochet for the Community

    Organiser: The Community Place

    Region: Brisbane

    9:30 am 11:30 am

    27 May 2019

    Address: The Community Place , 20 Clark Street, Kalinga, QLD, 4178

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  • May 28 2019

    Brisbane- Strong Women Talking Art Exhibition

    Organiser: Strong Women Talking

    Region: South East

    7 pm 9 pm

    28 May 2019

    Address: Wesley House Rooftop Terrace, 140 Ann St, Brisbane City, QLD, 4000

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  • May 29 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Mareeba - Behind Closed Doors

    Organiser: Cairns Regional Domestic Violence Service

    Region: Northern Queensland

    9 am 5 pm

    29 May to 31 May 2019

    Address: Mareeba Rotary Field Days, Mareeba Rodeo Grounds, Bourke Developmental Road,, Mareeba, Qld, 4880

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  • May 29 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Palm Island Bwgcolman Family Afternoon

    Organiser: Coalition on Criminal Assault in the Home (NQ) Inc. (COCAITH),

    Region: Northern Queensland

    3 pm 6 pm

    29 May 2019

    Address: Fred Clay Park, Palm Island , Qld, 4816

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  • May 29 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Southport - Multicultural Women’s Safety Community Cafe

    Organiser: Multicultural Families Organisation Inc

    Region: South East

    3 pm 6 pm

    29 May 2019

    Address: Southport Community Centre, Conference Room, Level 1 at 6 Lawson St, Southport,, Qld, 4215

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  • May 29 2019

    Brisbane: Darkness to Daylight Challenge 2019

    Organiser: Australia's CEO Challenge

    Region: Central Queensland, South East

    5 pm 7 am

    29 May to 30 May 2019

    Address: South Bank Cultural Forecourt, Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, QLD, 4101

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  • May 30 2019

    Toowoomba South- Assessing and Screening Workshop

    Organiser: Domestic Violence Action Centre Toowoomba

    Region: South East, South West

    9:30 am 12:30 pm

    30 May 2019

    Address: South Toowoomba Bowls Club, 331 Hume Street, South Toowoomba, QLD, 4350

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  • May 30 2019

    Queensland Government funded event

    Sandgate- Peaceful Walk and Candle Lighting Ceremony

    Organiser: SANDBAG

    Region: Moreton

    4:30 pm 6 pm

    30 May 2019

    Address: Rotunda, Einbunpin Lagoon Park, 70 BRIGHTON ROAD, SANDGATE, QLD, 4017

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  • May 31 2019

    Cairns Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month Breakfast

    Organiser: Cairns Regional Domestic Violence Service

    Region: Northern Queensland

    7 am 9 am

    31 May 2019

    Address: Ballroom, The Hilton Cairns, 34 Esplanade , Cairns City, QLD, 4870

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  • May 31 2019

    Jimboomba- Candle Lighting Evening

    Organiser: The Centre for Women & Co.

    Region: South East

    5 pm 6 pm

    31 May 2019

    Address: Cafe on Cusack, Shop 14 689 Cusack Lane,, Jimboomba, QLD, 4280

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June

  • June 1 2019

    Burpengary East - Violets not Violence!

    Organiser: Violets Not Violence!

    Region: Brisbane

    4 pm 8 pm

    1 June 2019

    Address: Artisans' Guild Art Galler, Cnr Old Bay Road and Maitland Road, Burpengary East, QLD, 4505

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Last updated:
24 May 2019