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Domestic Violence Strangulation

Betty Taylor In this one hour webinar, expert domestic violence practitioner and CEO of the Red Rose Foundation, Betty Taylor, discusses aspects of responding to non-lethal strangulation in domestic violence contexts such as: • Defining domestic violence strangulation • Occurrence within an intimate relationship • Health impacts • Crisis and post-crisis health imperatives • [...]

By |2019-07-17T11:58:37+10:00July 17th, 2019|Webinars|

Sexual Assault – Myths and Misconceptions

Mark Wynn Mark is an experienced SWAT Team Lieutenant [Domestic Violence Division] who has lectured at universities and police academies throughout the world.  He draws upon his extensive experience in law enforcement and his knowledge of family violence; stalking; domestic violence and sexual violence.   He has also worked a consultant and an advisor to government [...]

By |2019-07-17T11:54:28+10:00July 17th, 2019|Webinars|

Cultural Considerations with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Families

Samantha Wild Samantha is a proud Wakka Wakka and South Sea Islander woman and draws from her own personal experiences to influence and inspire change for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Samantha is Director of Awakening Cultural Ways, focusing on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander policy and program development in relation to social [...]

By |2019-07-17T11:49:11+10:00July 17th, 2019|Webinars|


Two of our most recent webinar videos from the Brisbane South PHN webinar series are now available online.   Working with clients with intellectual, learning or cognitive disabilities Presented by Manager of WwILD, Leona Berrie on the 30th of May, 2019 CLICK HERE TO VIEW       Reproductive health impacts of domestic violence: a [...]

By |2019-07-24T15:22:47+10:00July 15th, 2019|News|


VOICE. TREATY. TRUTH. This month at QCDFVR, we join others around the country in celebrating NAIDOC Week 2019. We accept the NAIDOC invitation to be part of a movement of the Australian people for a better future.We join those who hear the 65,000 year old Indigenous voice of our county. Since its inception, acknowledgement of [...]

By |2019-07-05T14:14:25+10:00July 5th, 2019|News|

Introducing New Staff

Brian Sullivan PhD To Dr Brian Sullivan, domestic violence is not only a gendered pattern of coercive violence: it manifests as criminal justice, public health and human rights issues, threatening the safety, freedom, and dignity of women and children. Brian’s research interests include accountability in the domestic violence sector, effectiveness of collaborative community approaches to [...]

By |2019-06-18T11:06:38+10:00June 17th, 2019|News|

Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Prevention Forum

Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Prevention Forum - 2019 The Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Prevention Forum (QIFVP) is an event dedicated to celebrating the work done by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in preventing and responding to family violence. It is an opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workers to [...]

By |2019-06-18T15:38:07+10:00June 12th, 2019|Indigenous Past Events|

FREE live webinar

Reproductive health impacts of domestic violence: a health care practitioner’s role in supporting women’s reproductive autonomy In this one hour webinar on domestic violence and reproductive coercion, presenter Liz Price will: Provide an overview of the sexual and reproductive health impacts of domestic violence Describe the patterns and prevalence of unplanned pregnancy and abortion in [...]

By |2019-06-04T14:05:48+10:00June 4th, 2019|News|

  Register now to attend this free webinar presented by Leona Berrie, Manager of WwILD. This webinar will summarise: - The intersections between disability and gendered violence - Identifying when disability may be an issue impacting on your work together; - Common communication issues and some suggested strategies to minimise/ mitigate these issues; - Supported [...]

By |2019-05-21T13:11:27+10:00May 21st, 2019|News|

Today marks the first day of Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month. In Queensland each May, people from all sectors of the community raise awareness of domestic and family violence and to send a clear message that violence of this sort will not be tolerated. The ‘Not Now, Not Ever’ report recommended that individuals, community [...]

By |2019-05-01T15:24:25+10:00May 1st, 2019|News|