What’s on around north-east Victoria and the Goulburn Valley

Share your event with us and we will publish it on our regional 16 Days of Activism events calendar.

Walk in my shoes exhibition

Ongoing event // Mitchell Shire libraries and Mitchell Community Arts and Crafts Show

The Zonta ‘Walk in my Shoes’ display will appear at Kilmore, Seymour, Wallan and Broadford libraries as well as at the Mitchell Community Arts and Crafts Show (November 27 and 28) with stories of women and children victim-survivors of family violence.

Find out more on the Zonta Club of Mitchell’s Facebook page or Instagram account

16 Days of Activism in Tallangatta

Ongoing event // Tallangatta

Businesses across Tallangatta will be lighting up lanterns and sharing messages of support for the prevention of family violence.

Find out more

Respect is Growing in Mitchell and Murrindindi shires

Ongoing // Mitchell and Murrindindi shire libraries, kinders and community centres

Pick up a free packet of native flower seedlings from libraries, kindergartens and community centres across Mitchell and Murrindindi Shires, then your seedlings and start a conversation about how ‘Respect is growing’ in your shire. 

Stay up to date in Mitchell Shire via Facebook or Murrindindi Shire via Facebook.

North Central Review '16 Days of Activism' wrap

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 // At your local newsstand or online

Check out North Central Review’s special 16 Days of Activism four-page wrap featuring all events and activities relating to the 16 Days of Activism in the Mitchell and Murrindindi shires. The feature will also be inserted into Alexandra Standard and Yea Chronicle.

Visit the North Central Review website here

NESAY, AWAHS & WHGNE Walk Against Family Violence (internal event)

Thursday, November 25, 2021

NESAY and mates will be meeting via MS Teams for a virtual walk and catch up as part of the Safe Steps Walk Against Family Violence event.

Orange Walk

Thursday, November 25, 2021 // 9am // Walk from your home

Everyone is invited to join in and wear orange to undertake a walk with a friend or your pet. Post photos on social media or private message Zonta Mitchell to post.

SafeSteps Walk Against Family Violence

Thursday, November 25, 2021 // Various locations

Join people across Victoria to raise awareness and walk in solidarity with victim-survivors of family violence and violence against women, at the 13th Annual Walk Against Family Violence.


16 Days of Activism on the Radio

Thursday, November 25, 2021 // 9.10am // Upper Goulburn Community Radio or online

Listen in to Andrew and Lee’s Community radio discussion of the 16 days campaign, why it’s important and what as a whole community we can do.

Listen in online here

Goulburn Valley Walk Against Family Violence

Friday, November 26, 2021 // 10.30am // Shepparton

Join the GV Family Violence Prevention Network, Primary Care Connect, Vincent Care, Greater Shepparton City Council and Berry Street at Vincent Care Marian Community at 144 Welsford St, Shepparton to set off on this walk. Agency representatives available at locations along the walk route to talk about family violence and services available. The walk will conclude in Monash Park with agency stalls and free coffee.

Ora Holt Memorial Day - Fun family day out

Saturday, November 27, 2021 // From 8am // Freeburgh Community Hall

Take part in a 12km horse trail, bike course, walk or run from Freeburgh Community Hall, enjoy a silent auction, vintage car display and live music. Pre-register or pay on the day – tickets include lunch and a drink. Proceeds to 4Kids and Carers Future Foundation.

Find out more

Coffee with a Cop

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 // 10am - 12 noon // Broadford

Coffee with a Cop is a collaboration between Victoria Police, Mitchell Shire Council and local cafe vendors, encouraging locals community to attend Flavour Gourmet Foods at 95 High Street, Broadford, for a free coffee, chat about issues and build positive community relationships.

Find out more

North Central Review goes orange

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 // At your local newsstand or online

The North Central Review will change the colour of its front page masthead from blue to orange to mark the 16 Days of Activism campaign.


Moira 16 Days of Activism Webinar

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 // 11am - 12 noon // Online event

A free online webinar and Q and A session, with guest speakers from WHGNE, DFFH, Victoria Police and Women with Disabilities Victoria.


Accidental Counsellor workshop

Thursday, December 2, 2021 // 9.15am - 4.30pm // Beveridge

Accidental counselling refers to situations where emotional support is given by one person to another person and where the person giving support is not a trained counsellor. The Accidental Counsellor workshop, which will be held at the Beveridge Community Centre in Mandalay Circuit, is practical, interactive and will benefit anyone required to provide regular, or occasional, informal support.


"On the Basis of Sex" film screening

Sunday, December 5, 2021 // 2pm // Bright

Alpine Shire, Alpine Health and Sun Cinema Bright are screening a special showing of “On The Basis of Sex”, which tells the true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her struggles for equal rights. Light refreshments will be served – bookings are essential.

Book your ticket

Dad Stuff - a free online workshop for all dads

Monday, December 6, 2021 // 7pm // Online event

Learn more about healthy relationships for dads in this online workshop, which will explore bonding with kids, connecting with other dads, dads at work, and what’s going on for dads in Australia. Hosted by Women’s Health Goulburn North East, Lower Hume Primary Health Care, Murrindindi Shire Council and Respect Victoria.

Register by emailing supportforfathers@rav.org.au

Exploring gender in the early years with Nelly Thomas

Tuesday 7 December, 2021 // 7pm - 8pm // Online event

Award-winning Australian comedian and author of children’s books “Some Girls”, “Some Boys” and “Some Brains”, Nelly Thomas will speak about how we can challenge  stereotypes at home in this online event, via Zoom. Presented by the Greater Shepparton Family Violence Prevention Network, Primary Care Connect, DVRCV, DV Vic and Respect Victoria.

Register HERE, and your Zoom link will be sent closer to the event date.

Working with Dads

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 // 1pm - 4pm // Online event

Join this free online workshop for professionals and service providers who want to engage dads and families. This workshop is part of the Support for Fathers project, which aims to develop healthy relationships for Dads. Hosted by Women’s Health Goulburn North East and Murrindindi Shire Council, supported by Lower Hume Primary Care Partnership and Respect Vic.

Register by emailing supportforfathers@rav.org.au

Moira 16 Days of Activism - Gather Workshop

Monday, December 13, 2021 // 5.30pm // Cobram

Join Moira Shire Council for an engaging and powerful two hours of honest conversation unpacking the history, expectations and facts of modern-day womanhood, challenging the status quo and asking the question “Who is the woman I want to be tomorrow?”

Find out more

Get involved in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence

  • Organise your own 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence event, and let us know about it so we can add it to the regional 16 Days calendar
  • SHARE YOUR STORY WITH US of gender equality in your workplace or organisation so we can promote your good work during the 16 Days campaign.