Events and Training
Join a panel curated by Her Place Women's Museum for the Night that Changed the World Evening at the Immigration museum on 7 June from 6.30-7.30PM. Five women will discuss the power of personal transformation and their involvement in Bringing Her Place, a Women's Museum, to life. To purchase tickets, click here.
1800 Respect are hosting a webinar, Access to justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women impacted by violence: the experiences, barriers and national framework to improve accessibility to Australian courts, on 14 June. The webinar will discuss some key issues impacting on access to justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women impacted by violence, including barriers to reporting family violence, communication barriers and barriers to full participation in the court process. For more information and to register, click here.
Women's Health Victoria are running a workshop, Gender Equity in Action, on 28 June. The activity-based workshop seeks to provide an introductory step-by-step guide to performing a gender analysis in practice. It is designed for professionals working in a range of areas including health promotion, social policy, community development, health and support services, women's health and local and State government who are committed to delivering gender equitable and gender sensitive programs and services. For further information and to register, click here.
Safer Families Centre of Research and Excellence are running a Health, Parenting and Family Violence forum on 18 June. The forum will explore the policy and practice implications of early health intervention and parenting programs for families vulnerable to domestic and family violence. The event is targeted at those working in policy or practice in a health or family services context, and registrations close 12 June. To register and for additional information, click here.
Safer Families Centre of Research Excellence are also delivering a conference, International Domestic Violence and Health Conference: Sustainable Change in the Health Sector, from 20-21 November in the Melbourne CBD. The conference will focus on children and young people and their parents/carers, with sessions exploring how to integrate knowledge and research and translate it into action for improving the safety, health, and wellbeing of families and communities. Registrations are now open, and early bird prices close 10 August. For more information and to register, click here.