Russell Kennedy Principal and RKWN Joint Deputy Convenor Donna Rayner presented the cheque to Our Watch representative Dr Anastasia Powell, along with other Russell Kennedy staff who are also sit on the RKWN Committee.
(Pictured above from left to right: Dr Anastasia Powell and Donna Rayner)
"The funds raised will be instrumental to the organisation's mandate to drive nationwide change to achieve gender equality and prevent violence against women,' Dr Powell said.
This follows Russell Kennedy introducing a special leave provision for its staff who might be impacted by domestic violence. Under the policy, employees at Russell Kennedy have the option to take 10 days per annum in paid time off in situations where they are experiencing violence at home.
View a copy of the Lawyers Weekly PDF article here.
View the previous mention of Russell Kennedy and the RKWN in Lawyers Weekly here.
To read more about Russell Kennedy's family violence policy click here.