December 2015

1 December 2015

Day 8 of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

Welcome to Day 8 of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. Join us in this global campaign to raise awareness about violence against women and its impact on their lives and the well-being of those around them.

November 2015

17 November 2015

Queensland Women’s Strategy

The Office for Women is developing a new Queensland Women’s Strategy which will outline the Queensland Government’s vision for women and girls.

10 November 2015

World first framework launches to change the story of violence against women

​In a world first, Australia now has a framework for a consistent and integrated national approach to prevent violence against women and their children.

9 November 2015

New DV system would have to overcome women's fear of dealing with officialdom

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.

October 2015

30 October 2015

The language of accountability

Practitioner-led webinar by Mark Walters, DVConnect Mensline Co-ordinator.

14 October 2015

Training takes deeper look at domestic and family violence

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.

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

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

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.


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.