Cultural Competency Training

As part of our commitment to our First Nations people and our acknowledgement of the impact of colonisation, Elsie Randall, Cultural Director from Justiz Community will be providing Cultural Competency Training for Nova staff during this National Reconciliation Week, 27th May - 3rd June. 




Action Boxing Fight Camp 7.0 - Fight Night 

in aid of Nova for Women and Children


Date:  Saturday, 30 March 2019

Start Time:  6pm

Venue: Souths Leagues Club, 46 Llewellyn St, Merewether


Event Information:  The brave boxers that signed up to the Action Boxing and Fitness 10 week Fight Camp are now jumping into the ring to raise money for Nova for Women and Children.


This intensive 10 week program teaches people with little or no boxing experience the skills needed to jump into the boxing ring and accomplish something they never thought possible. On top of this, they are once again generously raising money for charity in the process. Action Boxing has previously raised over $20,000 for local charities and Nova for Women and Children are lucky enough to be second time recipients from this event on 30th March!


Please join us at this event to support Action Boxing and Fitness the boxers that are proudly supporting us!

Major Sponsor on the night is Automation Industries, and their Director Matt Clerke will be pulling on the boxing gloves too! Matt has been a long term supporter of our gym & our helping us raise money for local charities.


How money is being raised for Nova:

  • $5.00 from each ticket will be donated.
  • $50.00 from each General table will be donated.
  • $200.00 from each Sponsors table will be donated.
  • $500.00 from our Major Sponsors table will be donated.
  • 100% of money raised from charity raffles & auctions will be, donated.

Sponsors Tables and General Table Tickets are on sale now!

General & Seated tickets go on sale February 25th.
Standing $40.00    Seated $50.00


Additional Donations can be made via the Crowdfunding page for the event, please click here.

For details and ticket sales, please contact Brad & Jackie at Action Boxing via
Mobile: M: 0402 335 850  or  Email:



Below are some of our previous events...

Women's Safety Rally - Enough is Enough!

Nova for Women and Children are holding a public rally as we are outraged over the number of women and children that have been violently murdered so far this year.


Nova wants our voices heard and we'd love you to join us, and stand with us on the day as we ask the question why?

Lets also ask; When will something be done? When will it stop? and When will Women and Children matter?


The rally is being held:

On:  Tuesday 27 November 2018

From:  10.00am - 12 noon

At:  Wheeler Place (next to Civic Theatre) 375 Hunter St, Newcastle NSW 2300


For more information, please click here to see our Facebook Events Page or Phone: 02 4023 5620


We look forward to you joining us on the day! 



2018 Newcastle Community Group of the Year 

Nova for Women and Children are very excited to recieve the Community Group of the Year Award at the 2018 Newcastle Australia Day Awards. We appreciate having our work acknowledged and validated.

Our commitment to our vision, which is - A world where women and children live a life free from violence; a life that is safe, independent, valued and respected, will ensure we continue to provide the best possible support to women and children experiencing or at risk of homelessness and/or escaping domestic and family violence.



Everybody's Home Campaign

There's no doubt about it; Australia's housing system is broken.


That's why we've joined forces with organisations from across the housing sector, to put together a campaign that will work towards fixing it - Everybody's Home.


FInd out more, and join the campaign by visiting