Events and Training
Save the Date! Planning is underway for the 2018 Walk Against Family Violence, which will be held on Friday 23 November at Federation Square from 12:00 - 1:30PM. Attached are a sponsorship letter and a marquee EOI form, for those interested in sponsorship or setting up a marquee at Federation Square.
The Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria
are delivering a one-day training session on 13 September
, Unpacking Resistance
, for practitioners aimed to provide effective and evidence based tools and strategies to respond to resistance. For further information and to register, click here
are hosting a free event, Kickass Women: Slaying the Tech World
, on September 18
. Female leaders in the tech business will share their learnings, failings, and secrets of success. For further information and to register, click here
La Trobe University
are hosting a panel discussion, Embracing the F-Word: Has feminism had its day?,
on 20 September
. The panel will feature Professor Jenny Graves, Dr Beatrice Alba, Clare Bowditch and Bri Lee and will consider what needs to happen to affect real change and if feminism has lost its way, or evolved to reflect the changing times. For further information and to register for tickets, click here
Join Our Watch
for a Community Forum
to discuss the recently released resource, Changing the Picture
, to support the prevention of violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their children on 26 September
. For further information and to register, click here
is hosting an event for Melbourne Health and Safety Month
on 31 October
with a variety of sessions, including one on the impact of family violence in the workplace. For further information and to register, click here
Women's Health Victoria
is running a workshop, Gender Equity in Action
, on 13 October.
This activity based workshop is an introductory step-by-step guide to performing a gender analysis in practice. It is designed for professionals working in a range of areas and who are interested in delivering gender equitable and gender sensitive programs and services. For additional information and to register, click here
inTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence
is delivering two events in October. Family violence in CALD communities: Culturally responsive Practice training for Family Violence Specialists
is a full day interactive training session on 9 October
aimed at family violence practitioners who are seeking to strengthen their practice in building and sustaining relationships with CALD clients. Register here
. Introduction to family violence training for ethno-specific organisations and services
is an introductory training module suited to representatives and volunteers from ethno-specific organisations and associations on October 24.
Registrations are open
for Walking the Talk on Inclusion and Gender Equality
, an experiential workshop run from 7-8 November
that will guide participants into a personal understanding of why valuing inclusion and diversity, especially gender equality and gender diversity is essential to work outcomes and to healthy workplaces. The training will be led by Walter Fordham, a master cultural diversity trainer from the United States. For further information and to purchase tickets, click here
Applications are now open
for The National Rural Women's Coalitions' Canberra Muster
on 26-28 November.
The Muster is a leadership development program specifically for rural, remote, and regional women aged between 25-40. Over a 3 day program of workshops participants will develop their leadership skills and confidence, enjoying guest speakers and a visit to the Australian Parliament. For further information and to apply, click here
Early bird registration is now open for The Country Women Association of Victoria's 29th Triennial Conference on 4-10 April 2019. The conference theme is 90 Years of Achievements, Building 90 Years of Opportunities and will focus on a world without domestic violence - leading the way in prevention, the challenges and opportunities young people see that lie ahead - listen to what they are saying, and sustainable communities - eradicating preventable diseases like rabies. For further information and to register, click here.