Professor Patricia Easteal AM from the University of Canberra confirmed as Keynote Speaker
2015 Australian STOP Domestic Violence Conference is pleased to announce Professor Patricia Easteal AM, University of Canberra will present a Keynote at the event being held at the Rex Hotel in Canberra 7 – 9 December.
Professor Patricia Easteal AM is a Professor at the University of Canberra who describes herself as an academic, author, advocate and activist. In 2010 she was awarded an Australian Honour ‘for service to the community, education and the law through promoting awareness and understanding of violence against women, discrimination and access to justice for minority groups.’ The same year she was named the ACT Australian of the Year.
She was a finalist in Australian Human Rights awards in 2012. She has published 16 books and over 160 academic publications primarily focusing on access to justice for women. Her most recent books include (co-authored with Anna Carline) Shades of Grey: Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women- Law Reform and Society (Routledge, 2014) and (co-edited with Louise McOrmond-Plummer and Jennifer Levy-Peck) Intimate Personal Sexual Violence (Jessica Allen, 2014).
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Hosted by the Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association, the 2015 Australian STOP Domestic Violence Conference will provide a unified, national voice to discuss current and future concerns within the sector and develop collaborative approaches within the sector.
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