The Tara Costigan Foundation's Angel Gala Ball is returning in 2018!
Now in it's third year, The Angel Gala Ball is a night where we honour the memory of Tara, celebrate the strength of survivors of family and domestic violence and raise much needed funds for our Tara’s Angels service.
Saturday August 25, 2018.
Join us for an exclusive screening of 'Mamma Mia 2' at Palace Electric Cinema
Samantha Costigan has stepped in to be the caretaker for December / January to make sure TCF continues to operate smoothly as we enter 2018.
Thanks from all of us Sammy!
Say No to Family Violence - Register your business or Community Group and join us at Tara's Walk for Change!
We are pleased to announce that Emma Husar MP will be our special VIP guest speaker at the 2017 Ladies Winter Lunch.
Emma Husar MP does an amazing job advocating against family and domestic violence - leading by example, standing up and speaking out. Emma will share her story and invaluable insight with us at this years Ladies' Lunch!
What: Tara Costigan Foundation's Ladies Winter Lunch 2017
When: Thursday August 17 2017, 12 noon - 2:00 pm.
Where: Piallago Estate, The Glasshouse -18 Kallaroo Rd, Pialligo ACT 2609
What: The Third Tara's Walk For Change - A family fun day and lake walk where we come together to make a stand and say NO to family violence
When: Sunday October 8 2017, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Where: Patrick White Lawns, Parkes Pl West, Parkes, Canberra 2600
"A simple shift in the language we use will not be the magic bullet to ending crimes committed by partners or family members against the people they are meant to love and protect. But calling domestic violence what it really is – assault, rape or murder – might go some way in shifting thinking about how serious these crimes are." - Deborah Knight
In this Today Show segment presenter Deborah Knight discusses the power of words; maintaining that the language we use carries enormous power. Knight proposes that we, as a nation, need to change the way we talk about family and domestic violence to more accurately reflect the seriousness of the issue. We Agree.
Click on the image above to watch the full video.