Events and Webinars

Upcoming sexual assault, domestic and family violence and related conferences, events and webinars from around Australia are listed here for your information. Where 1800RESPECT is attending, including stalls and speakers, is noted in the description for each event.

Domestic and Family Violence Response Training (DV-alert)

Domestic and Family Violence Response Training (DV-alert) is designed to build capacity in frontline workers within universal services for whom family violence is not a core function of their role.
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Staying Safe during Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month May 2021

Type:    Information session

When:  14 May 2021
Where: Redcliffe Uniting Church

When:  20 May 2021
Where: The Hub & Town Square

When:  27 May 2021
Where: Pine Rivers Park, Amphitheatre Area


This event involves speakers from Tenants Qld, Queensland Police, Women’s Legal Service, Relationships Australia, the Mate Bystander Program, and a service supporting women from migrant and refugee backgrounds.These organisations will provide information about services available to support individuals and families around their safety and well-being.

Information stalls, children’s play activities and refreshments will be provided from 10am-2pm

AWAVA and the National Rural Women's Coalition Webinar on Improving Safety for Rural and Regional Women

Type:        Webinar
When:      26 May
                 1 - 2:30pm AEST


This interactive webinar will reach out to services working with victims/survivors of violence from every state and territory with a particular focus on the rural, regional and remote (RRR) locations. Through this consultation, we hope to gain service insight into what policy priorities should underpin the Second National Plan.

FDV Conference 2021

Type:       Conference
Date:       13 - 15 September
Location: Perth


Bringing children and young people into view: strengthening policy and practice responses for children and young people experiencing family, domestic and sexual violence. Presented by Stopping Family Violence and the Centre for Women’s Safety and Wellbeing.

Indigenous Well being Conference

Type:         Conference
Date:         7-8 October 
Location:    Cairns, QLD


Connecting Communities and Services to Close the Gap in Social & Emotional Well being. 
At the 2021 Indigenous Well being Conference, you will discover the latest Indigenous-led, grassroot programs and projects taking place around the nation and across the seas. You will learn how to implement practical evidence-based research into your service, and gain a greater understanding of Indigenous protocols, practices, and considerations.
Discover ways to connect with services, communities and clients when distance is a challenge, and hear about the existing health care gaps and strategies. With a program full of practical solutions, you will leave better equipped to effectively acknowledge and encompass physical, spiritual, and cultural needs of Indigenous populations.