Shannon Fentiman MP to deliver conference opening address.

August 19, 2016

We are delighted to announce that Shannon Fentiman MP will be delivering the opening address at the 2016 STOP Domestic Violence Conference.

Shannon Fentiman MP
Shannon Fentiman MP

With an improved focus and awareness on the effect of Domestic and Family Violence within Australia, the Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association is providing a national unified platform to discuss the strain of Domestic Violence on Australian resources and facilities. The 2016 STOP Domestic Violence Conference will be held on 5-7 December at the Mercure Brisbane, QLD.

Shannon Fentiman is Queensland’s Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence, Minister for Communities, Women and Youth and Minister for Child Safety.

Shannon is committed to social justice and throughout her career has worked to improve the lives of working people. She is passionate about fighting discrimination and unfairness at work and in the community. A critical priority for Shannon is tackling domestic and family violence and violence against women more broadly, and she plays a key role in the Palaszczuk Government’s urgent efforts to end violence.

2016 Conference topics include:

  • Working with perpetrators of domestic violence
  • Preventing violence in our communities
  • Fostering children’s safety and wellbeing
  • Working with diverse groups and communities
  • Building strong legal responses
  • Developing a better mental health response
  • Working in and with ATSI communities
  • Creating a resilient workforce

For more information on the 2016 STOP Domestic Violence Conference and to secure your registration, please visit the conference website.

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