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WINGS of Hope Annual Gathering

November 20, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm


About this event.

If you have experienced loss as a result of suicide, we welcome you to join us at this free event.

WINGS of Hope hosts this intimate, public event to bring together the bereaved by suicide in our community, to remind those bereaved that they are not alone in their loss and to inspire hope. The Gathering is registered as part of the global initiative “International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day” and will again be, one of the many gatherings around the world bringing together those bereaved by suicide.

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Event details.

Date: Saturday 2oth November 2021

Time: 10am – 1pm

Location: Rocky Point Island, Balmoral (near the Balmoral Beach Rotunda)

Click map to location here.

Parking: Metered parking is available or unmetered parking within walking distance if preferred.


Special guests: 

Barbara Stenhouse

We’re pleased to welcome Barbara Stenhouse, who will be joining our annual gathering to lead the ceremony. 

Barbara’s a psychologist, and the counselling manager at Lifeline Northern Beaches, with first-hand experience in helping people through bereavement. 

We will also be inviting a second guest speaker to join our event who we will inform you about once they are confirmed. 


Wendy McWilliam

Wendy is the Ambassador, Immediate Past President and Co-Founder WINGS of Hope. In her spare time-shares her story through the Suicide Prevention Australia Lived Experience Network.

Wendy was bereaved by suicide in 2011. For the past eight years, she has used her resilience and energy to assist others bereaved by suicide. And now as President of WINGS of Hope she is committed to supporting others who have experienced the isolation and encourage new growth after the loss of a loved one by suicide.


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Register for this event.

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This will be a COVID Safe and due to Government-mandated and Council requirements we can only allow 50 registered people to attend. Registration will be required.


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About WINGS of Hope.

Founded in 2007, WINGS of Hope, the voice of people bereaved by suicide, is a registered harm prevention charity providing information, advice and guidance for people bereaved and impacted by suicide.

Research indicates that for every death through suicide 135 people [1] are impacted and ten or more are significantly impacted. WINGS of Hope represent and aims to bring people impacted by suicide together through a network of support, access to information and links to local services. WINGS of Hope is the voice of those bereaved by suicide.

WINGS of Hope is recognised as an Australian Harm Prevention charity led by and informed by people with lived experience of suicide. Our organisation is a not-for-profit and has deductible gift recipient status.

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November 20, 2021
10:00 am - 1:00 pm


0448 465 431


Rocky Point Island, Balmoral
Near the Balmoral Beach Rotunda 2088 + Google Map
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