This Year 1366 guests got up early on the 25th November to attend the Adelaide White Ribbon Breakfast, held at the Adelaide Convention Centre.
The Breakfast was opened by His Excellency, The Governor Hieu Van Le AO. A strong speech of support was delivered by Libby Davies, CEO of White Ribbon Australia.
The keynote speaker was Dr Michael Kaufman PhD co-founder of the International White Ribbon Campain.
His strong message focused on the importance of all sections of the community doing their best to encourage young men to make changes. Highlighting the importance of men, young and old, in listening and acting to respect women and girls and treat them as equals.
"A man living in a violent relationship feels shame, a women in a violent relationship lives in terror."
Previous Keynote Speakers........
2008 Derrick McManus
2009 Michael Kidd
2010 Chris Payne
2011 Michael Flood
2012 Andrew O'Keefe
2013 Michael Hourigan (deceased) and Arman Abrahimzadeh
2014 Lt Gen David Morrison AO, Chief of Australian Army
2015 Rosie Batty, Domestic Violence Campaigner and Australian of the Year
2016 Hon Marcia Neave AO, Victorian Royal Commission into Domestic Violence
2017 Dr Michael Kaufman PhD