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Award-winning TV series ‘Adventure All Stars’ aligns with Perth charity ‘Broken Crayons Still Colour Foundation’

Adventure All Stars is an award-winning TV travel show… WITH A DIFFERENCE.

Pre-filming all real-life cast members raise funds for a nominated charitable cause, and their reward for doing so is a starring role in the TV series.

Every television episode features people undertaking an unforgettable journey to a secret location for six days of fun and adventure. Adventure All Stars is the ultimate road trip where TV viewers get to experience incredible locations through the eyes of an engaging and socially conscious cast.

The Producers of Adventure All Stars are now looking to find 12 people from Perth (and beyond!) to star in the next TV series which will screen in 24 countries. Pre-filming all TV cast members will raise funds and awareness for Subiaco based charitable organisation ‘Broken Crayons Still Colour Foundation (BCSCF)’.

BCSCF is a charity that exists to help women, men and their children escape domestic violence.

Applications are now open for WA residents to star in the next series of Adventure All Stars. Registrations can be completed at

Adventure All Stars was created by the acclaimed Australian production company Charity TV Global.

Read the Full Press Release Here.

Our Very Own Trailer!

A much needed addition was donated to our foundation 

Our very own trailer, which is used for emergency relocations , to collect donated items and to deliver furniture to victims.

Introducing Colour Me Beautiful Safe Haven Counselling & Education

October 2020 the interior was completed Rach  & Suzie worked around the clock to convert a run down old garage into an amazing , unique healing space.

With the exceptional team of businesses & tradies who donated their time , materials & skills .


  • Trevor Carpets
  • Able Innovators
  • Graham Herrin Ceilings
  • Chameleon Paints
  • AJ Carpentry
  • Dulux
  • Matt’s Flooring
  • Office Works
  • Harvey Norman
  • Cat Welch
  • Patriart Signs
  • Fence Makers Perth
  • Kingfisher Plastering  

Thank You for so much generosity ❤️

Stop The Reoccurring Violence?

Domestic and family violence has no set time line, victims are often abused again by the flawed system.
We believe 10 days paid leave should be introduced as mandatory for those employed.
These simple introductions are not rocket science.

The Unrecognizable Damage

The damage may not be physically visible.

But it can be either lethal or life changing.

I for one can confirm my visible marks/bruises were not that severe.

But the internal damage is something I will deal with for the rest of my life.

Choking /strangulation is a weapon.

Government considering passing this as law.

What’s to Consider Seriously.


Domestic Violence Funding Cuts

New non people elect Prime Minister Scott Morrison cuts vital domestic violence funding.

Putting at risk victims in a very dangerous position, this coincides with government issued domestic violence prevention television campaign.

Hypocritical is an understatement.


Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is domestic violence awareness month, my first question why is only one month in twelve dedicated to awareness and why October?

My next question is when?

When will you honor your fiduciary duty of care?

When will you put ego to the side and be proactive in wiping out an epidemic that is killing women and children in staggering numbers?

I understand that campaigning is important, however I believe more refuges and immediate financial aid is more beneficial
A campaign does not provide shelter or a warm meal for a victim.

So many of us are asked Why didn’t you just leave?

I believe you know the answer to that insulting question, so why are you not acting on it?

When will our judicial system address their blatant flaws ?

When will those in a position of authority actually execute their power ?

When will the abuser be held accountable

When will the victims feel safe ?

When will you sit down with women like me and listen, because women like me know exactly what we need and it’s not a fifty million dollar captain cook statue/ceremony.

I am requesting you find a few hours in your schedule to meet with me, listen to me.

Knowledge is power and I believe I can teach you and give you insight on how we can make life saving changes in our broken system.

My name is Rach Mac I am a broken crayon and I colour beautifully

The Hon Kelly O’Dwyer
Office of minister for women

C/O Caron Irwin
Chief of staff

Office of minister for child protection, women’s interest, prevention of family and domestic violence
Level 8
Dumas House
2 Havelock street
West Perth


Broken Crayons Still Colour Christmas Drive

Our Broken Crayons Christmas Drive is in full swing

A very generous member dropped off this huge bundle, making sure our broken crayons kids wake on Christmas morning to a gift.

To keep things simple if you want to donate please choose a gift, wrap, write boy/girl and age.
Or you can help with Xmas food hampers for our broken crayons mums doing it a bit tough.

Christmas is a wonderful time of year but for those who have escaped domestic and or family violence. Christmas is another thing to worry about.

Broken Crayons are doing our best to take this worry away.

Thank You to those who are supporting our Christmas Drive.

The Red Heart Campaign

For those who insist on asking what these women were doing before they were killed:

  • Toyah Cordingley – Walking her dog!
  • Erana Nahu – Sleeping in her bed!
  • Jacqueline Francis – Doing her job!
  • Kristie Powell – Caring for her infant son!
  • Dannyll Goodsell – Relaxing in her home!
  • Nicole Cartwright – Catching public transport!
  • Gayle Potter – Running her nursery!

Nothing they did resulted in their murders! The only people responsible for their deaths are their killers!