2022 White Ribbon Day Breakfast

This year’s breakfast featured influential leaders in discussion on critical issues, such as the behaviours that contribute to coercive control and raising awareness of how to appropriately respond to all forms of domestic and family violence.

The breakfast included Simone O’Brien as keynote speaker and Andrew Lofthouse, Nine News Queensland presenter, as Master of Ceremonies.

A panel of prominent ambassadors for change shared their insights and diverse experiences regarding the behaviours that perpetrate coercive control. Panellists included:

  • Adair Donaldson, Director, Donaldson Law
  • Sergeant Adrian Geary, Officer in Charge, Gordonvale Police Station
  • Matt Pronger, Co-Director, Workplace Respect

The 2022 White Ribbon Day Breakfast was proudly supported by:

  • 4BC882
  • KIIS973
  • Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
  • MediaCom
  • The Weekend Edition
  • VMP
  • Publicis Worldwide

Proceeds were donated to White Ribbon Australia (ABN 27768389307) and DVConnect (ABN 66101186476).

For information, services and support visit qld.gov.au/domesticviolence or call:

  • DVConnect Womensline 1800 811 811
  • DVConnect Mensline 1800 600 636
  • Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800

In an emergency, always call the police on triple zero (000). In a non-emergency, you can also lodge an online report if you’re unable to access a phone.

For event enquiries, please contact Events and Engagement, Department of the Premier and Cabinet, via EventsRSVP@premiers.qld.gov.au or (07) 3003 9200.

The Queensland Government is proud to support White Ribbon Day which is an opportunity to raise awareness and commit to action to prevent men’s violence against women.