16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

The 25th of November is the International Day to End Violence against Women and marks the first day of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. During this 16 Days, activists aim to raise public awareness and mobilize to end violence against women and girls worldwide. This year's theme is "Orange the World: Generation [...]

By |2019-11-22T13:33:41+10:00November 25th, 2019|News|


Presented by Dr Cathy Vaughan, Senior Lecturer in Gender and Women's Health, Melbourne University Read Bio 3rd December, 2019 10am - 11am AEST Violence against migrant and refugee women: risks, realities and responses Dr Cathy Vaughan presents on the experience of violence affects women across Australia, [...]

By |2019-11-13T16:30:19+10:00November 13th, 2019|News, Upcoming Events|

Our most recent webinar recording is now available to watch online. Recently, Dr Michael Salter presented a one hour presentation based on the findings of a two year ANROWS-funded study examining current understandings and responses to complex trauma. It compared women’s and professional’s understandings of complex trauma, and the [...]

By |2019-10-23T09:50:04+10:00October 23rd, 2019|News|

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|