Group battles abuse in the home

CAMPAIGN: Domestic Violence Action Group members, front row, left, Patsy Bennett, Gail Carroll and Ros Mayfield, and, back, Greg Mayfield, Trish Rollins and Jan Allison.

CAMPAIGN: Domestic Violence Action Group members, front row, left, Patsy Bennett, Gail Carroll and Ros Mayfield, and, back, Greg Mayfield, Trish Rollins and Jan Allison.

A group of residents and health professionals is doing its best to combat domestic violence.

The Port Pirie Domestic Violence Action Group promotes greater education as a means to overcoming abuse.

The group had its annual general meeting at the GP Plus Health Care Centre, in Gertrude Street, on Thursday.

Jenny Lewis was elected public officer, Trish Rollins chairwoman, Ros Mayfield secretary and Patsy Bennett treasurer. 

Group members discussed strategies for the future and considered their available resources. 

The coming year will include White Ribbon Day and the Remembrance Day ceremony..

The group aims to raise awareness about domestic violence and address those issues.