Stop Domestic Violence Conference Australia

2018 Conference Dates Announced

We are delighted to announce that the STOP Domestic Violence Conference will be held on the Gold Coast in 2018, with official dates of Monday 3rd – Wednesday 5th December.  

Highlights from 2017

Over 300 delegates collaborated and shared strategies, projects and research related to the conference theme of ‘Domestic Violence Does Not Discriminate’

Highly acclaimed Keynotes

  • Ms Julie Inman Grant, Commissioner, Office of the eSafety Commissioner
  • Dr Rachel Carson, Senior Research Fellow, Manager – Family Law and Family Violence,Australian Institute of Family Studies
  • Dr Michael Salter, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Western Sydney University (sponsored by RACGP)
  • Assistant Commissioner Dean McWhirter, Family Violence Command, Victoria Police
  • Ms Fiona McCormack, CEO, Domestic Violence Victoria
  • Ms Kati Kraszlan, Acting Commissioner for Victims of Crime, Department of Justice, Western Australia
  • Mr Edward Mosby, Pyschologist & Council Member, Wakai Waian Healing & The Domestic and Family Violence Implementation Council

Plenary Panel experts including

  • Ms Patty Kinnersley, Director Practice Leadership, Our Watch
  • Dr Lara Fergus, Director Policy and Evaluation, Our Watch
  • Mr Scott Holmes, Manager Practice Leadership, Our Watch
  • Mr Cameron McLeod, General Manager Community Engagement, North Melbourne Football Club

and over 100 expert stream and workshop presenters, the program represented the breadth of topic areas and key insights of those who are involved and work within domestic and family violence.

222 unique organisations joined the Conference, 219 different positions titles ranging from program or support service delivery professionals, pivotal leadership and management levels of organisations, medical industry,  allied health, education and academic, investigators or police, policy or advocacy and legal expertise and family law.

Thank you to our

2017 Conference Program Committee

  • Moo Baulch | CEO | Domestic Violence NSW
  • Tori Cooke | Manager, Justice and Family Services | Ruah Community Services
  • Joseph Oui | Social & Emotional Wellbeing Counsellor Male | Apunipima Cape York Health Council
  • Caryn Walsh | CEO | Pure Magic International Business Solutions
  • Jacqui Watt | CEO | No to Violence | Men’s Referral Service

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Partners 2017

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