Through this primary prevention program young women develop new skills and learn how to connect to their community, using their unique voices to campaign for change.
It builds gender equality locally through grassroots action, highlighting the leadership of young women and their potential to be change makers.
Project O currently operates in 2 communities: Wynyard, TAS and Frankston, VIC.
Colourathon is a positive and vibrant art-marathon raising funds to assist young children experiencing violence.
This flagship event was developed by the young women of Project O, bringing community, families, artists, musicians, and leaders together to raise awareness and funds for family violence prevention.
“O” is a tour de force performance designed to tour nationally and internationally.
Based on Ophelia’s story in Hamlet, “O” play makes use of a dark metaphor hidden in Shakespeare. There are 31,000 words in Hamlet, and Ophelia is given about 1,000 – a literary glass ceiling.
Development for the theatrical work occurs in the community setting, with an acclaimed writer, director and performer weaving the personal stories of participants into the stage presentation: a reframing of Ophelia’s narrative, driven by young women.
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Big hART is a Social Change, Arts and Media organisation, delivering non-welfare projects which help counter disadvantage, caused by hidden issues, in isolated communities.
Big hART acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands on which we work, and pay respect to elders past and present. Always was, always will be, Aboriginal Land