Empowering Changemakers: Carrie’s Place Hosts Inspirational International Women’s Day Brunch
Carrie’s Place, local domestic violence and homelessness charity, invites the community to join
them for an inspirational and inclusive International Women’s Day Brunch on Wednesday, 6th
March at Maitland Town Hall.
Under the theme, “Empowering changemakers, women and girls, through storytelling,
innovation, and technology,” the event aims to connect, support, educate, and empower
women and girls on crucial issues in the digital age including coercive control and online
• Keynote Speech by Jas Rawlinson: Award-winning author and domestic violence
advocate Jas Rawlinson will deliver a keynote speech, with an opportunity for book sales and
• Personal Stories and Partnerships: Hear powerful presentations from a client with lived
experience and the Zahra Foundation, currently collaborating with Carrie’s Place to deliver the
‘Pathway to Empowerment’ program.
• Tech Safety Expert: An industry expert in tech safety and IT will share insights to increase
awareness about coercive control and enhance personal safety.
• Delicious Brunch and Entertainment: Enjoy a delicious brunch catered by Sprout
Catering, complemented by entertainment from local artist John Milburn. All guests will also
receive a special gift bag.
Ticket Information: Tickets are available for $80 per person, and all funds raised contribute to
critical services that keep women and families housed, safe, and free from abuse in the
Maitland region. Limited tickets are available for purchase https://carriesplace.org.au/iwd-2024/
For those unable to attend, Carrie’s Place welcomes donations as a
meaningful way to support their vital work.
Date: Wednesday, 6th March 2024
Time: 8.30am – 12.00pm
Location: Maitland Town Hall, High Street MAITLAND
Carrie’s Place appreciates the generous support of sponsors Easts, Pitcher Partners, Peoplefusion, Bespoke Technology, Beam Bookkeeping, Kis Creative, Maitland City Council, and Cookies by Angie who have contributed to this special event.
Limited tickets are available for purchase https://carriesplace.org.au/iwd-2024/
About Carrie’s Place: Carrie’s Place is a local charity dedicated to providing support and
resources to individuals and families experiencing domestic violence and homelessness in
the Maitland region.
Media Contact: For interviews or more information please call Jayne Clowes, CEO of Carrie’s Place on 0431 679 475.