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A round table with Associate Professor Annabel Taylor, Dr Heather Lovatt and Libby Robins

Associate Professor Annabel Taylor, Dr Heather Lovatt and Libby Robins. In this Round Table Conversation, QCDFVR’s Associate Professor Annabel Taylor and Dr Heather Lovatt speak with Libby Robins, Director of New Zealand’s Family Trust. Domestic and family violence and child protection are often inextricably linked in that both involve the abuse of vulnerable people within [...]

By | December 16th, 2016|News, Seminars|0 Comments

Of Monsters and Men: Deconstructing the Sexual Offender

Introduced by Associate Professor Annabel Taylor Presented by Dr Andrew Frost, Senior Lecturer at CQUniversity Sexual abuse is arguably the most shocking of all forms of violence and society and the media tend to cast perpetrators as barely human, labelling them “monsters”. Our preoccupation with monstrosity and the psychopathology of individuals has led psychological science [...]

By | November 7th, 2016|News, Seminars|0 Comments

Thinking of study in 2017?

We know that you’re really busy and that study is a big commitment. So if you’re considering gaining a postgraduate qualification in domestic and family violence, now’s a good time to explore your options. CQU has three courses which are available online and you can start study in Term 1, 2017. CV74 - Graduate Certificate [...]

By | November 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Call for Expressions of Interest for new child and family support services in northwest Queensland

Expressions of interest now open for new child and family support services in northwest Queensland. Organisations are invited to submit an Expression of Interest for five-year funding for Family and Child Connect, new intensive family support services and specialist domestic and family violence services to meet community, family and child safety needs across the Mount [...]

By | August 25th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Not Now, Not Ever Research Symposium

Not Now, Not Ever Research Symposium Queensland’s policy and practice landscape is changing rapidly, as is reflected in the Queensland Women’s Strategy, the Not Now, Not Ever- Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Strategy 2016-2026 and the Queensland Violence Against Women Prevention Plan. The Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research, CQUniversity has [...]

By | August 19th, 2016|Past Events|0 Comments

CQUniversity News Release

Domestic violence reforms 'promising' but we must also focus on attitudinal change Domestic and family violence researchers have welcomed reforms introduced by the Queensland Government, while calling for a public health focus on attitudinal change, a strong perpetrator focus, and better training for those implementing laws. “We have yet to see a public health focus on attitudinal [...]

By | August 17th, 2016|News|0 Comments

CQUniversity approves two new Men’s Behaviour Change units for 2017!

CQUniversity recently approved two new units for 2017. Forming part of the Postgraduate Certificate in Facilitating Men’s Behaviour Change, Advanced Skills for Men’s Behaviour Change and Integrated Services and Systems for Men’s Behaviour Change will be offered in Term 2, 2017.  These units will be delivered by Dr Andrew Frost who is currently teaching Men’s [...]

By | August 10th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Domestic violence researcher slams Wicked Campers for ‘openly supporting sexual violence’

Messaging on Wicked Campers vans openly supports sexual violence and the company should be forced to conform to accepted community standards. That’s according to Associate Professor Annabel Taylor, Director of the Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research, based at CQUniversity Mackay City campus. “I applaud the Queensland Premier’s stand on Wicked Campers as [...]

By | July 26th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Researchers meet in Mackay

QCDFVR CQUniversity Mackay welcome Dr Nicola Cheyne from CQUniversity Brisbane Campus. Researchers Associate Professor Annabel Taylor, Dr Heather Lovatt and Dr Anne Butcher welcome colleague Dr Nicola Cheyne from CQUniversity Brisbane Campus. Nicola will be in Mackay from Tuesday to Thursday this week and will present findings from her recent literature review on integrated responses [...]

By | July 25th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Dr Silke Meyer appointed to the Queensland Government’s Domestic and Family Violence Death Review and Advisory Board

Congratulations to our colleague Dr Silke Meyer! Dr Silke Meyer (Lecturer, Domestic and Family Violence Postgraduate Programs, CQUniversity) has been appointed to the Queensland Government’s Domestic and Family Violence Death Review and Advisory Board. Yesterday the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath announced the 12 members of the new board, established as part of [...]

By | July 21st, 2016|News|0 Comments