Archive for June, 2010

AVP receives nominations in the 2010 {also} awards

// June 20th, 2010 // 2 Comments » // AVP news, Media discussion, Within Victoria

The Anti-Violence Project of Victoria received a number of nominations on the 2010 {also} Awards categories judged by a voting panel. These included:-

    NOMINATED FOR MOST OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY CAMPAIGN OR INITIATIVE.

Anti Violence Project – for four areas of activity in 2010:-
*Playing a part of the Australian Football League Campaign (developed by AFL Players Association’s Dr Pippa Grange and Rob Mitchell);
*The “Out and Safe” Campaign (partnership between Cr Jane Garrett, Mayor of Yarra, the AVP, the Victorian Gay & Lesbian Rights Lobby, Victoria Police Gay & Lesbian Liaison Unit and Officers, local health services and businesses in the City of Moreland);
*Stop Homophobia Today and *IDAHO (led state-wide by AVP with primary partners Victoria Police GLLOs, the {also} Foundation, TransGender Victoria, JOY 94.9, Country Awareness Network (CAN), Way-Out, Family Planning Victoria and Yak, the Attorney General Rob Hulls, the VEOHRC, and many more individuals, groups and organisations from all parts of the state).

    NOMINATED FOR GLHV AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING HEALTH INITIATIVE

Anti-Violence Project was nominated for “IDAHO 2010 – Speaking About Silence – Homophobia in Sports and Community”

    NOMINATED FOR ACTIVIST OF THE YEAR

AVP Executive Director, Greg Adkins was nominated in this category.

(The {also} Awards take place on Monday 28 June 2010, 7:30pm at the National Theatre in St Kilda)

AVP is connecting to police recruit Stephanie on twitter

// June 9th, 2010 // 1 Comment » // Within Victoria

We’ve just found out on the Gay and Lesbian Liaison Officer show on JOY 94.9 that new police recruit Stephanie Attard is twittering from the police academy and sharing her experiences. Look for Stephanie’s account http://twitter.com/vicpolrecruit

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