Units available for Term 3: Enrolments open now

Did you know... You can enrol in a single unit of study if you don’t think you’re ready to commit to a full course. If you are interested in course such as a Graduate Certificate, Diploma or Masters of Domestic and Family Violence Practice, two of the core units Domestic and [...]

By |2019-10-11T13:22:20+10:00October 11th, 2019|News|


Read more about the QIFVP Forum 2020  Read more BREAKOUT SESSION / COMMUNITY PRESENTATION EXPRESSION OF INTEREST OPEN NOW Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Prevention Forum Wednesday 13th & Thursday 14th May 2020 | Brisbane Queensland The Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research (QCDFVR) seeks expressions of interest from Aboriginal [...]

By |2019-10-02T09:57:29+10:00September 30th, 2019|News|


Presented by Dr Michael Salter, UNSW Sydney Read Bio 9th October, 2019 1-2pm AEST Constructions of complex trauma and implications for women’s wellbeing and safety from violence Dr Michael Salter presents the findings of a two year ANROWS-funded study examining current understandings and responses to complex [...]

By |2019-09-25T08:59:01+10:00September 23rd, 2019|News, Upcoming Events|

Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Prevention Forum 2020 | BRISBANE QIFVP is an annual 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 come [...]

By |2019-09-11T11:32:35+10:00September 11th, 2019|News|

Two QCDFVR staff members to join Advisory Board of new Institute for Strangulation Prevention

QCDFVR is thrilled to have two of our own being invited to be on the Advisory Board to the new Australian Institute for Strangulation Prevention. Director, Dr Heather Lovatt and newly appointed Senior Lecturer Dr Brian Sullivan will sit on the Board with six other highly respected professionals, including chair Magistrate Linda Bradford-Morgan. The [...]

By |2019-08-28T14:20:46+10:00August 28th, 2019|News|

New Guidelines for Hospitals and Health Services working with people disclosing sexual assault

The Queensland Government has recently released two documents to assist Hospital and Health Services take a consistent and informed approach to managing the clinical and support needs of people who have experienced sexual assault. The Health Service Directive- Caring for People Disclsoing Sexual Assault This document encourages Hospital and Health Services to [...]

By |2019-08-13T14:41:30+10:00August 13th, 2019|News|

Director Chairs Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence ANZ Forum

QCDFVR Director Dr Heather Lovatt had the pleasure of chairing Day Two of the Domestic, Family & Sexual Violence ANZ Forum today. As one of the leading annual forums in Australia, it brings together key stakeholders from across New Zealand and Australia to share practical strategies and programs to create pathways to overcome domestic, [...]

By |2019-07-31T15:47:05+10:00July 31st, 2019|News|

New resources available

QCDFVR has recently designed five new resources to be used as tools in assisting people affected by domestic and family violence and sexual assault. Click on images below to view individual fact sheet or click the button below to view our entire range of online fact sheets. Online fact sheets Key [...]

By |2019-07-23T11:04:23+10:00July 23rd, 2019|News|


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|