October 2015

1 October 2015

Sexual Violence Awareness Month

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.

September 2015

30 September 2015

CDFVRe@der September 2015

Read the latest edition here.

August 2015

28 August 2015

Practitioner-led webinar Using volunteers for complex client service delivery

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.

13 August 2015

Resource Order Form

Printed copies of CDFVR resources are now available from the resource order form.

July 2015

23 July 2015

Australian Winter School conference

CDFVR Director, Annabel Taylor, was invited to participate in the 2015 Australian Winter School (AWS), held in Brisbane on the 22-24 July.

16 July 2015

CDFVR Research Team Meets in Mackay

The CDFVR Research Team met in Mackay from July 13-15. During this workshop, Associate Professor Annabel Taylor, Dr Nada Ibrahim and Senior Research Officers Shellee Wakefield and Heather Lovatt identified key milestones and allocated tasks to ensure the delivery of research outputs.

June 2015

30 June 2015

Judicial education for domestic and family violence: State of knowledge paper

In late June, the CDFVR state of knowledge paper examining judicial education in relation to domestic and family violence was published on the ANROWS website.

30 June 2015

CDFVRe@der June 2015

The June 2015 issue of the CDFVRe@der is now available.

26 June 2015

Practitioner-led webinar How to hear me: Supporting people with intellectual disabilities who have experienced violence

On the 26 June Community Education and Trainer for WWILD, Gillian O'Brien delivered a presentation providing an overview of what's important when supporting people with intellectual disability who have or are experiencing domestic violence.

11 June 2015

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

The United Nations General Assembly, in its resolution 66/127, designated June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.


Latest Research Seminar

Professor Leigh Goodmark

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.