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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+10:00September 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+10:00September 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+10:00August 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+10:00August 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+10:00August 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+10:00August 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+10:00August 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+10:00August 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+10:00July 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+10:00June 28th, 2018|Seminars|