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The December CDFVReader is out now.
The 2016 Forum website is now live and accepting registrations of interest for both presenters and attendees.
In a world first, Australia now has a framework for a consistent and integrated national approach to prevent violence against women and their children.
Women fleeing abusive partners are often fearful of dealing with officialdom in case this reveals their whereabouts.
That's according to CQUniversity Associate Professor Annabel Taylor who was commenting on news that women fleeing across state borders could soon be able to have domestic violence orders recognised and enforceable in any jurisdiction in Australia.
Practitioner-led webinar by Mark Walters, DVConnect Mensline Co-ordinator.
Working with male perpetrators of domestic and family violence was a focus of recent workshops hosted by the Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research (CDFVR) based at CQUniversity in Mackay.
Each year October is recognised as Sexual Violence Awareness Month.
This recognition is intended to:
- raise community awareness about sexual violence
- promote the support options available to people affected by sexual assault and sexual abuse, and
- uphold a clear message that sexual violence will not be tolerated in our communities.
The September 2015 issue of the CDFVRe@der is now available.
Protecting All Children Today's CEO Jo Bryant, discussed targeted ways to attract, recruit, train and support Volunteers who provide direct client service delivery to victims and witnesses of sexual assault and domestic violence.
Printed copies of CDFVR resources are now available from the resource order form.
Latest Research Seminar
Professor Leigh Goodmark
Fulbright Senior Specialist
University of Maryland
Feminists fought hard for recognition that domestic violence was a crime and helped to conceive and build the criminal justice response that now dominates the worldwide discourse on addressing domestic violence.
Featured Fact Sheet
The Children 4-12 factsheet provides mothers with an insight into what their children may be thinking and feeling; and how their behaviour may be affected, if they are exposed to domestic and family violence. It gives mothers strategies to protect their children against the damaging effect that domestic and family violence can have on their lives.