Macleay Valley Love Bites Committee

Welcome to the Macleay Valley Love Bites Committee portal page. Read on for more information about the committee. Stay tuned for opportunities to be involved.


Macleay Valley Love Bites committee is auspice by Kempsey Families through the local Domestic Violence Monitoring Committee.

The Love Bites sessions are held at five local high schools Kempsey High, Melville High, Kempsey Adventist, Vocational College, and St Pauls College.

Currently the committee is comprised with professional representatives from Kempsey Families, NSW Health, NSW Police, NSW Education Headspace and YP Space. 

These organisations and individuals facilitate the program that is shaped by the needs of the community and its young people. The workshops are either a full day or a multi session format. 

Love Bites is a respectful relationship education program using best practice standards (NAPCAN, p.2., 2018), these include, a whole of school approach, a program framework and logic, effective curriculum delivery, relevant, inclusive, and culturally sensitive practice and impact evaluation. 

Love Bites aims to achieve real attitude and behaviour change towards healthy, safe, and consensual relationships.

Contact: Paul Reinbott