Violence Prevention Conference

** The Organising Committee reserve the right to change the program and speakers at any time.

MASTERCLASSES / WORKSHOPS - Thursday 9th October

Masterclass registration enables attendance to any masterclass / workshop. You will be asked to indicate your preferred session(s) during online registration. Please note the different commencement times and duration of the masterclasses / workshops. All masterclasses / workshops have LIMITED PLACES available, so please book early. 

For further information on each masterclass / workshop, please click on the presenter's name.


9.00am - 10.00am

Achieving social change through social marketing                        
Audience: Health prevention/welfare/community development/social change advocates

Dr. Krzysztof Kubacki

9.30am - 2.45pm

Preventing Men's Violence Against Women:
the role of faith communities and their leaders

Audience: Faith leaders and workers/ Catholic schools
Rev. Scott Holmes
9.30am - 12.00pm CANCELLED Introduction to identifying family violence
Audience: Receptionists and front desk to public staff

Robyn Trainor

10.30am - 12.00pm

How to engage with the white ribbon campaign
Audience: Schools/ business organisations/local government community safety/
Zonta health promotion/ welfare/community development
White Ribbon
10.30am - 12.00pm Gender Equity in the Workplace
Audience: Workplaces / HR trainers

Sandra Morris

1.00pm - 3.00pm Arts for Community Wellbeing
Audience: Arts/ Local government-art and cultural development/ Health prevention/welfare/community development/ community houses

Kim Bennett

1.00pm - 4.00pm Engaging Men in Preventing Violence Against Women
Audience: Health prevention/welfare/community development/ DV sector/ men's health

Bob Pease

1.00pm - 2.30pm 

Good Practice - Primary Prevention of Violence Against Women
with Disabilities

Audience: Disability organisations- day, resi, health etc./ Workers, advocates, carers /
Women with disabilities / DV sector
Keran Howe and Fofi Christou