De La Salle College

Cheese for Change

De La Salle College is committed to raising young men who value gender equality and are committed to healthy, caring and respectful relationships.

Exposure to harmful messaging and gender stereotyping can lead to attitudes that condone inequality and disrespect towards women. Exposure to violence against women also has a clear and negative impact on children and young people’s behaviour, mental health, and social development. The College encourages you to watch a powerful video on this topic here

Schools play a pivotal role in breaking the cycle of violence by teaching young people how to recognise and challenge violence against women and build respectful relationships. We are aiming at engaging the wider school community to promote and role model gender equality and create a safe, inclusive school culture to stop violence against women.

Australian Bureau of Statistics. (2017). Personal Safety 2016. ABS cat. no. 4906.0. 
Canberra: ABS. Retrieved from

White Ribbon is an organisation dedicated to creating change in men’s culture. The Cheese for Change initiative is simply to gather friends, family or co-workers together over a plate of cheese to raise funds and send a message about ending men’s violence against women.

De La Salle has partnered with Moondarra Cheese to encourage our community to host their own Cheese for Change events. Moondarra Products will be available for purchase at the Parent/Teacher evenings.
We have two packages available:
A selection of 4 x 120g cream cheeses for $10 or a 500g waxed wheel of cheddar for $10.
Or the whole package of three cream cheeses and the waxed cheddar for only $20.
Cream Cheese flavours: Honey Pistachio, Apricot and Almond, Garlic and Chive, Sweet Chilli.

More information about White Ribbon’s Cheese for Change can be found here.


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