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Participate in the One Million Stars to End Violence Project - Workshops announced

Banana Shire Council in conjunction with Banana Shire Support Centre have signed up Banana Shire as a Star Weave Community for the One Million Stars to End Violence Project. We have committed to weaving 10,000 stars by July 2017!

Upcoming Workshops:

When: Tuesday April 4th and Wednesday April 5th (School Holidays)

Time: 10AM - 11:30AM

Where: Banana Shire Regional Art Gallery

Free and Materials supplied
Recommended age: Grade 6 +
Children must be supervised

Stars from all over the world will come together in one large installation at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

How to Get Involved:

Visit the website or facebook page onemillionstarstoendviolence for more information including instructions on how to weave a star.

Drop off weaved stars to:

  • Banana Shire Support Centre
  • Banana Shire Council libraries
  • Banana Shire Regional Art Gallery

Donations of ribbon gratefully accepted at any of these venues.

Keep an eye out for star weaving workshops or events near you!

Read an interview with project creator Maryann Talia Pau here:

For more information please contact Council's Community Development Advisor, Robyn Miles, on 4992 9500 or email