St Ives Coffee Crew @ St Ives Shopping Village
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
St Ives Coffee Crew @ St Ives Shopping Village | Sydney | NSW | Australia

Once again thanks to the team at St Ives Shopping Village, we will be hosting our information table. If you can spare some time, this is a special way to volunteer for your shelter, sell some raffle tickets and connect with the community.

Save the Date: Melbourne Cup Luncheon @ Pymble Golf Club
Nov 5 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Save the Date: Melbourne Cup Luncheon @ Pymble Golf Club | Sydney | NSW | Australia

Save the Date for our 2019 Melbourne Cup Luncheon hosted by the Pymble Ladies Golf Club Members.

A wonderful day of sweeps, raffles, lucky door prizes and delicious lunch. Dress for the races and enjoy an afternoon with your friends while raising money for your favourite Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Women’s Shelter.

Full details and ticket cost available shortly.

If you would like to be featured in our major raffle, please reach out to us at

A Ladies Afternoon of Fashion, Fun and Fizz! @ The Galston Club
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
A Ladies Afternoon of Fashion, Fun and Fizz! @ The Galston Club | Galston | NSW | Australia

The Rotary Club of Galston proudly presents an afternoon of fun, fashion and fizz!

The event starts at 2pm with bubbles on arrival. Enjoy browsing through the stalls whilst sipping on your champagne and canapés!

The fashion parade is presented by Blumes boutique, Dural and the Galston Zumba ladies have kindly offered to be the models on the day!

Tickets $20 and which includes a complimentary glass of bubbles, canapés and fashion show

All funds raised will go to the Hornsby Women’s Refuge, thank you for your support!

Save the Date : Barker College Christmas Fair @ Barker College
Nov 22 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Save the Date : Barker College Christmas Fair @ Barker College | Sydney | NSW | Australia

The Barker Christmas Fair is on again! and we have been invited to participate.

We will be there along with quality stalls offering a wide variety of Christmas goods and giftware. All welcome! Bring your friends and get your Christmas shopping done in air conditioned comfort. A gold coin donation is appreciated on entry.

The Bobbo 2019 @ Karuah Oval
Mar 29 @ 6:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Bobbo 2019 @ Karuah Oval | Wahroonga | NSW | Australia

The Bobbin Head Cycle Classic is an annual cycling event with rides to suit all levels of ability, from families to the super serious. Organised by Rotary, the BHCC raises money to support Lifeline’s suicide prevention services, as well as a number of other charities.

The ride takes in some of the most beautiful scenery on Sydney’s north shore: leafy residential streets, a pristine national park, rolling hills and open countryside. Registration will open in December for the 104km, 80km, 57km, or 27km rides, or sponsor a rider and let them do the peddling for you!

Sign up to hear when Registration opens and how you can be in the running to win some fabulous prizes:

We will also be coordinating and calling for Volunteers. Think about making this a corporate give back day and spend the morning with your work colleagues. Let us know you are interested by emailing

HKWS 2020 Trek
Apr 1 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
HKWS 2020 Trek

In April 2020, Kylie Macdonald (Morgans Financial Limited) is dedicating her annual team trek to Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Women’s Shelter, your north Shore based womens shelter providing a home to victims of domestic abuse and homelessness.

11 intrepid spirits will join Kylie on this very special #hkws2020trek and we encourage you to consider supporting them.

The following basic statistics help demonstrate the prevalence and severity of violence against women:

1. On average, one woman a week is murdered by her current or former partner.
2. 1 in 3 Australian women have experienced physical violence since the age of 15.
3. 1 in 5 Australian women has experienced sexual violence.
4. 1 in 6 Australian women has experienced physical or sexual violence by current or former partner.
5. 1 in 4 Australian women has experienced emotional abuse by a current or former partner.
6. Australian women are nearly three times more likely than men to experience violence from an intimate partner.
7. Australian women are almost four times more likely than men to be hospitalised after being assaulted by their spouse or partner.
8. Women are more than twice as likely as men to have experienced fear or anxiety due to violence from a former partner.
9. More than two-thirds (68%) of mothers who had children in their care when they experienced violence from their previous partner said their children had seen or heard the violence.
10. Almost one in 10 women (9.4%) have experienced violence by a stranger since the age of 15.
11. Young women (18 – 24 years) experience significantly higher rates of physical and sexual violence than women in older age groups.
12. There is growing evidence that women with disabilities are more likely to experience violence.
13. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women report experiencing violence in the previous.12 months at 3.1 times the rate of non-Indigenous women.
14. Indigenous women are 32 times as likely to be hospitalised due to family violence as non-Indigenous women.14