Place of Courage unveiled at Rotary Park

Published on 14 May 2021

Heather Oxenham and mother Helen Oxenham OAM.

Rotary Park at Christies Beach is now home to the first Place of Courage public artwork, which acknowledges the traumatic and ongoing impact domestic and family violence has on the community.

Intended to be a space of comfort and healing, Place of Courage is the inspiration of Helen Oxenham OAM. Helen is the founder of Spirit of Woman, a not-for-profit organisation seeking to change the discourse on domestic and family violence through the creation of these public spaces.

The Christies Beach project was made possible through funding from City of Onkaparinga, the previous state government and Rotary Club of Morphett Vale.

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