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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|

FREE WEBINAR Samantha Wild: Cultural Considerations with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Families This presentation will explore the cultural considerations which impact on violence prevention in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.  The presentation will explore trauma informed practice and the emerging research in cultural response frameworks. Date: Tuesday 14 August, 2018 Time: 10.00-11.00am (QLD) [...]

By | 2018-08-06T12:32:42+00:00 August 6th, 2018|News|

NAIDOC Week: 8 – 15 July 2018

At QCDFVR this week, we recognise NAIDOC Week 2018: Sunday 8 July to Sunday 15 July. This year’s theme- Because of her, we can! - is a very fitting one for QCDFVR.  So often the focus of our work is in highlighting the high prevalence and complex nature of violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait [...]

By | 2018-06-05T08:51:52+00:00 July 8th, 2018|News|

Including victims’ voices in response to sexual and physical abuse… the problem and the direction.

Professor Mary Koss, University of Arizona This presentation by Professor Mary Koss explores the call to re-include direct victim voices from the unserved to reprioritising our services in the coordinated network of sexual and physical violence response. This is my social justice crusade. We in the US are very proud of ourselves for our sophisticated response [...]

By | 2018-06-28T19:14:55+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Seminars|

Violence Against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women: a new national resource to support primary prevention.

Karla McGrady, Our Watch This presentation was delivered by Karla McGrady (Senior Policy Advisor, Our Watch) at the recent ‘Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Prevention Forum – Language of Change, in Townsville. This forum was proudly hosted by QCDFVR and sponsored by Queensland Government. Karla McGrady is Senior Policy Advisor at Our Watch, an independent, national [...]

By | 2018-06-11T11:10:04+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Indigenous Media, Seminars|

Indigenous Family Violence – What Works?

Charlie King, No More Campaign This presentation was delivered by Charlie King (No More Campaign Activist) at the recent ‘Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Prevention Forum – Language of Change, in Townsville. This forum was proudly hosted by QCDFVR and sponsored by Queensland Government. Charlie King is an Indigenous Australian sport broadcaster and anti-family violence campaigner.  He [...]

By | 2018-06-07T13:11:22+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Indigenous Media, Seminars|

Judicial leadership on domestic violence

Hon. Shaun Floerke, District Court Judge, Duluth, Minnesota This presentation was delivered by Hon. Shaun R Floerke (District Court Judge, Duluth, Minnesota) at the recent 'Developing Integrated Responses to Domestic and Family Violence in Australia: The Next Step' Forum, in Brisbane. This forum was proudly hosted by Queensland Domestic Violence Services Network (QDVSN) and sponsored [...]

By | 2018-06-07T13:13:28+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Seminars|