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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|

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|

Have you registered to attend this webinar? Places are filling quickly. Coercive Control: Invisible Victims? The presentation by experienced Domestic and Family Violence Practitioner, Mark Walters,  will cover: How framing their violence as an incident is a strategic intention of men who use violence and contrary to what women who experience their violence say. How [...]

By |2019-04-23T11:30:50+10:00April 23rd, 2019|News|

Early Bird Registrations Closing Soon!

Register now to avoid disappointment - Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Prevention Forum Early bird registrations for the 2019 Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Prevention Forum are closing TODAY - Friday 12th April.  Secure your place now to ensure you receive a FREE Forum t-shirt. The Forum will feature speakers from research/ academia, practice and community.  Topics [...]

By |2019-04-12T08:48:03+10:00April 12th, 2019|News|

Draft Program Released: Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Prevention Forum

The Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research has today released the draft program for its upcoming Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Prevention Forum.  The Forum will host presenters from across Queensland and Australia, sharing knowledge on family violence research, community initiatives and best-practice approaches. The Forum will include the Launch of the Findings from [...]

By |2019-04-09T15:44:24+10:00April 9th, 2019|News|

FREE WEBINAR – Coercive Control: Invisible Victims?

REGISTER NOW to attend a professional webinar on Coercive Control: Invisible Victims? The presentation by experienced Domestic and Family Violence Practitioner, Mark Walters,  will cover: How framing their violence as an incident is a strategic intention of men who use violence and contrary to what women who experience their violence say. How other men can [...]

By |2019-04-08T09:26:23+10:00April 8th, 2019|News|

Intimate Partner Violence: Supporting Women from Different Culture

Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research recently hosted a one hour webinar to share professional knowledge about how to respond to women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, who are impacted by domestic and family violence. The webinar was presented by experience practitioner, Jatinder Kaur, and was attended by several hundred viewers.  Jatinder [...]

By |2019-04-04T13:12:07+10:00April 4th, 2019|News|

Correct Use of Statistics

Misused statistics are often the focal point for discussions about violence against women. However, much of the data gathered on the prevalence of violence against women, and women’s experiences of violence, can be complex and easily misrepresented or taken out of context. To provide guidance when using data and statistics  that refer to violence against [...]

By |2019-04-03T08:56:21+10:00April 3rd, 2019|News|