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Working Towards Changing the statistics around domestic violence through a preventative process in a holistic and inspiring way.

 

 

Domestic Violence is a crime, if you need help or you see or hear somebody who needs help, please do something and not nothing by calling;

 

The Police on 000


Crime stoppers on:

1800 333 000


Domestic Violence Hotline:

1800 RESPECT

1800 737 732

About Ashlee:

Ashlee Donohue, is a proud Aboriginal woman from the Dunghutti Nation, born and raised in Kempsey.

As an advocate, educator, and survivor of domestic violence, she is dedicated to using her experiences to help empower us all to work towards ending violence in all its forms.

Living in Sydney and advocating for the Aboriginal community for over seventeen years, she has been involved with Gadigal Information Service – Koori Radio 93.7FM and Mudgin-Gal Aboriginal Corporation – Women’s Centre, where she has developed programs for young people and women.

As a Life Coach, Speaker and Educator, specializing in Domestic Violence. Ashlee has served as an Educator, curriculum writer and trainer on the award winning project ‘Tackling Violence’ for over five years, ‘Tackling Violence' is a domestic violence education and prevention program that uses regional rugby league clubs to deliver anti domestic violence messages.

Providing Domestic Violence training to thousands of men, women and students from a variety of organizations community and government, schools, professionals, advocates, and community members, her trainings have focused on preventative education that is realistic and accessible.

Ashlee has worked in Women services for over fifteen years. In her role as Education Manager at Mudgin-gal Aboriginal Corporation-Women’s Centre she was the lead writer, trainer and facilitator for the National Rugby League's anti-violence kit ‘Voice against Violence’ a program designed to create accessible information, conversation and education for men, players, families and supporters within the Rugby League family around domestic violence and the impact it has on society.

In addition to her extensive advocacy work, Ashlee completed her Masters of Education from the University of Technology, Sydney, and served as a Director of Community Education - Casual Lecturer for the undergraduate degree: Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education and Community Management.

Ashlee is the co-creator of the Aboriginal Women's Sexual Assault network in conjuction with Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia  “Hey Sis, We’ve got your back”, an Aboriginal Women’s Sexual Assault Network that aims to provide resources and develop the skills of Aboriginal women who are working to reduce and prevent sexual assault in their communities. 

Ashlee was featured as one of one hundred people in the 'Positively Remarkable People' Ending Violence against Women exhabition, a collection of photographic portraits and stories of individuals and groups based in Sydney who are committed to bringing an end to all forms of gender-based violence.

Ashlee was also highlighted as one of ten Indigenous mothers, featured in Amnesty International Australia Day blog - 'Celebrating Indigenous Mums'

Ashlee has attended, presented and spoken about her story and work around the anti-violence message at the United Nations Status of Women’s Forum in New York City.

Ashlee lives in Sydney Australia, she has two children and three grandchildren.