What you'll see at the STOP Domestic Violence Conference


30 minute sessions

Table Top

Interactive sessions


3+ industry professionals


90 minutes of active learning


Visually showcasing research and services

Conference Topics

Primary Prevention

  • Partnerships for primary prevention
  • Building primary prevention capabilities
  • Primary prevention and bystander approaches
  • Primary prevention in education setting
  • New frontiers for primary prevention

Sector Development

  • Training and risk assessment
  • Understanding government approaches (variances from state to state)
  • Fourth Action Plan: National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and Their Children
  • Partnerships


  • Keeping the lived experience in sight
  • DV and the LGBTIQ community
  • Impact on children
  • Hearing all the voices – intersectionality
  • Hearing from the global community

Men and Masculinities

  • Working with men who use violence / recovering from using violence
  • New masculinities
  • Men and fathering
  • Perpetrators and the workplace
  • Men’s behaviour change programs

Theory into Practice

  • Feminist frameworks (value / importance of)
  • Gender transformative practice
  • Trauma informed practice – neuroscience
  • DV and technology
  • Support programs

DV and the Community

  • DV and elder abuse
  • DV and gambling
  • DV and NDIS
  • DV and immigration
  • DV and Indigenous communities

In the Crisis and Beyond the Crisis

  • DV and AOD
  • Planning for safety
  • Long term family support
  • First responders
  • Role of forensic medicine
  • Mental health of the workers, victims and survivors
  • Interventions for DV

Government, Law and Court

  • Federal and state initiatives
  • Police training and comparison between states
  • Intersection of domestic violence and family law courts
  • Homicide
  • Prison
  • Court and legal support
  • Pastoral leadership