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Crisis Care Pack Campaign

The team from QCDFVR, CQUniversity Mackay and local stakeholders including the Mackay Domestic Violence Service, Torque Orthodontist and Rosemary Kirkland Dental recently donated a variety of goods for our ‘Crisis Care Pack’ campaign to be donated to our Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander Stakeholders and friends. Here’s a sneak peek of Annabel, Margaret & Lauren hard [...]

By | 2017-07-27T12:01:33+00:00 July 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Call for Abstracts Now Open

New ways of working: Queensland Gendered Violence Practitioner Forum Wednesday 1st November & Thursday 2nd November 2017: Hilton, Brisbane Queensland’s policy and practice landscape has changed dramatically in the past two years, 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 [...]

By | 2017-07-10T11:44:33+00:00 July 10th, 2017|News|0 Comments

QCDFVRe@der June 2017 is out now!

The latest edition of the QCDFVRe@der is now available via pdf here or issuu here. Inside this issue you will find: The Director's Report Legislative changes and information sharing without consent Research update 'Just wait until you get home whore': Gendered partner violence, stalking and the lasting effects of women victims Centering structure care in the effort [...]

By | 2017-07-03T09:48:24+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

NAIDOC Week: 2 – 9 July 2017

This year’s theme Our Languages Matter is to emphasise the important role language plays in the cultural identity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Story and song have been a constant means to connect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to their land and to share their history, their spirituality and their rites. Today [...]

By | 2017-06-30T13:16:48+00:00 June 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments

National Reconciliation Week

27th May - 3rd June 2017 In a month which saw us gathering in Cairns for the Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Prevention Forum (Our Keys to Healing) we recognise the importance of National Reconciliation Week in the context of the major challenges that confront domestic and family violence response services. The stories told at the [...]

By | 2017-06-02T15:45:11+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Revenge-Porn: A Growing Contemporary Problem

By Dr Marika Guggisberg “Today, intimate photos are increasingly being distributed online, potentially reaching thousands, even millions of people, with a click of a mouse” (Citron and Franks, 2015, p. 350) Interactive pornographic websites allow people to easily share pornographic images with or without consent. Non-consensual cyber-distribution of sexual images has been referred to as [...]

By | 2017-06-05T10:20:19+00:00 May 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Our Keys to Healing Forum… at a Glance!

Earlier this month the Pullman Reef Hotel in Cairns was the inspiring backdrop for some insightful presentations and extensive networking and we thank everyone who joined the QCDFVR team in planning and delivering the 2017 Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Prevention Forum. We are grateful for the support of our sponsors, partners and friends and in particular [...]

By | 2017-05-23T16:44:36+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Signs and Symptoms of Strangulation Factsheet available now!

As the first working week of Domestic Violence Prevention Month draws to an end, QCDFVR makes available a new resource, courtesy of our friends at the Training Institute of Strangulation Prevention. We were privileged to have experts from the Institute join us recently and they have kindly supported our adaptation of one of their resources. [...]

By | 2017-05-05T14:29:46+00:00 May 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Important Information

Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Prevention Forum Registrations have closed and no more registrations can be accepted. This means we are NOT able to admit any additional delegates via our website, by phone, or in person. If you have not yet registered, we apologise for any disappointment this may cause. Please note, if you have not received [...]

By | 2017-05-05T14:30:33+00:00 May 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Free Public Presentation – Cairns

Domestic and Family Violence: research from the ground up Presented by Associate Professor Hillary Haldane Applied research (noun) original work undertaken primarily to acquire new knowledge with a specific application in view. It is undertaken either to determine possible uses for the findings of basic research or to determine new ways of achieving some specific [...]

By | 2017-05-03T09:43:10+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments