How Sport Can Tackle Violence Against Women and Girls

Sport is central to the lives of many Australians. This isn’t simply a reference to participation levels, but the importance of sport as a social institution. Organised sport, from the elite level though to local community clubs, is a part of a complex social ecology that is an important part…

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Nursing and Midwifery Students’ Knowledge and Attitudes Towards Domestic Violence: A National Study

The 3rd STOP Domestic Violence Conference Australia will be held at Rydges Melbourne from Monday 4 – Tuesday 5 December. Dr Frances Doran, Senior Lecturer at Southern Cross University will be at this year’s Conference, presenting “Nursing and midwifery students’ knowledge and attitudes towards domestic violence: a national study”. Background At the 2016…

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An Investigation of the Experiences and Training Needs of School Staff Regarding Student Exposure to Domestic Violence

Dr Emily Berger, Lecturer at Monash University will be attending the 2017 STOP Domestic Violence Conference this December, presenting “An investigation of the experiences and training needs of school staff regarding student exposure to domestic violence”. This research investigated the experiences and training needs of school staff regarding student exposure…

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Equal, Safe and Strong: Gender Equity and Respectful Relationships in Secondary Schools

Background Southern Melbourne Primary Care Partnership’s Family Violence Working Group (SMPCP FVWG) is a voluntary active partnership comprising local government health and welfare agencies and community organisations. They are committed to planning and working collaboratively to contribute to the primary prevention of FV across five Victorian local government areas of…

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Libby Davies, CEO of White Ribbon Australia to present Keynote

2015 Australian STOP Domestic Violence Conference is pleased to announce the CEO of White Ribbon Australia, Libby Davies will present a Keynote for the event being held at the Rex Hotel in Canberra 7 – 9 December. Keynote Speaker Bio: Libby Davies is currently the CEO of White Ribbon Australia, Australia’s only national, male…

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Conference invitation from the CEO of the Australia and New Zealand Mental Health Association

Dear Colleagues On behalf of the Conference Committee I would like to extend an invitation for you to participate as a delegate or speaker at the inaugural Australian STOP Domestic Violence Conference being held in Canberra from the 7 – 8 of December 2015. The meeting will update the critical…

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