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Violence and Incarceration – Factors for men, North Queensland.

After countless hours, Bronwyn Honorato - Research Worker at Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research last month submitted her PhD for review.  Bronwyn’s thesis, titled ‘Risk and Protective Factors for Violence Behaviour and Incarceration for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Men in North Queensland’ is a particularly poignant work.   Abstract Risk and Protective Factors [...]

By | 2018-09-27T15:29:52+00:00 September 27th, 2018|News|

The Relationship between Gambling and Domestic Violence Against Women

Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research is working in partnership with CQUniversity and the Australian Institute of Family Studies to conduct a national study examining the relationship between gambling and domestic violence (DV) against women.  This includes physical, sexual, emotional or financial abuse.   Time frame:                01/06/2018 – 30/06/2019   Funding:                      Australia’s [...]

By | 2018-09-27T14:18:26+00:00 September 27th, 2018|News|

The Role of Fatherhood Identity in Perpetrator Interventions

Dr Silke Meyer is a Senior Lecturer with the Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research.  Dr Meyer has recently undertaken research on men’s compliance with Domestic Violence Orders and the role of fatherhood identity in perpetrator interventions, drawing upon her background in criminology and social work. Dr Meyer is passionate about victims’ and [...]

By | 2018-09-27T09:33:51+00:00 September 27th, 2018|News|

International sexual assault and domestic violence expert visits CQUniversity [free presentation]

Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence invites you to join us for a free presentation by Fulbright Specialist, Mark Wynn. Experienced SWAT Team Lieutenant [Domestic Violence Division], Mark Wynn will visit CQUniversity Brisbane Campus in October.  CQUniversity’s Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research (QCDFVR) is bringing Mark to Australia through a partnership [...]

By | 2018-09-24T09:50:28+00:00 September 24th, 2018|News|

Our very own Women’s Activist, Terese Kingston

Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research Officer, Terese Kingston, has been named the Services Union recipient of the Emma Miller Award for 2018, at a ceremony in Brisbane last Friday. The Awards, coordinated by the Queensland Council of Unions, are named after pioneering Trade Union Organiser and Suffragist, Emma Miller.  They recognise the [...]

By | 2018-09-18T13:44:30+00:00 September 17th, 2018|News|

Gender Equity: Professional Development for Catholic Education staff

Teachers play a central role in the early stages of all of our lives.  Importantly, they are well-positioned to shape positive gender-related attitudes and behaviours.  More than 180 staff from Catholic Education - Diocese of Rockhampton [DoR] participated in professional development with Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence [QCDFVR] this month.  QCDFVR staff discussed contemporary challenges [...]

By | 2018-08-31T11:19:55+00:00 August 31st, 2018|News|

Welcome Dr Cheyne

We warmly welcome Dr Nicola Cheyne to the new role of Lecturer – Domestic and Family Violence Practice.  Having joined the Centre in 2016, Nicola moves across from our research team bringing a wealth of experience in both research and lecturing. Nicola has worked extensively on projects in the gendered and sexual violence fields and completed [...]

By | 2018-08-28T16:21:45+00:00 August 28th, 2018|News|

Violence Against Women in the 21st Century – Dr Marika Guggisberg

Congratulations to QCDFVR Lecturer Dr Marika Guggisberg on the recent publication of her book Violence Against Women in the 21st Century.  Violence against women (VAW) is an ongoing phenomenon that continues to confront and impact on individuals, sub-populations and whole societies. In the field of VAW scholarship, Dr Guggisberg’s publication is a timely one, examining [...]

By | 2018-08-27T09:31:55+00:00 August 23rd, 2018|News|

The Domestic and Family Violence Implementation Council visits QCDFVR

Today we welcomed The Domestic and Family Violence Implementation Council members to the QCDFVR Mackay office. We were thrilled to engage in rich discussion about the work being done to eliminate Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland. We look forward to continuing to work in support of and in partnership with the Council, maintaining strong [...]

By | 2018-08-14T16:04:17+00:00 August 14th, 2018|News|

Gambling and Domestic Violence study seeking participants

The relationship between gambling and domestic violence against women CQUniversity, its Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research (QCDFVR), and the Australian Institute of Family studies are conducting a study into the relationship between gambling and domestic violence (DV) against women – including physical, sexual, emotional and financial abuse. It aims to improve DV [...]

By | 2018-08-09T15:39:43+00:00 August 8th, 2018|News|