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What about sexual violence? Where to from here?

What about sexual violence? Where to from here?

This inaugural national conference examines the state of services, policy and research into sexual violence in Australia. 

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Michael O’Connell, Victim’s Rights Commissioner, South Australia
  • Justice Jennifer Coate, Commissioner, Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
  • Rob Hulls, Director, Centre for Innovative Justice, RMIT University, Victoria
  • Dr Hannah McGlade, Senior Indigenous Research Fellow, Curtin University, Western Australia
  • Dr Nicola Henry, Associate Professor, RMIT University, Victoria
  • Dr Michael Flood, Associate Professor, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland
  • Maree Crabbe, Co-ordinator, Reality Risk: Pornography, Young People and Sexuality, Victoria
  • Dr Helena De Anstiss, Social Work, University of South Australia

The conference features a wide range of presentations from across the service sector, policy, law reform, and research addressing themes including:

  • Sexual assault on university campuses
  • Child sexual assault within institutions
  • Child sexual assault within the family
  • Intimate partner sexual violence
  • Sexual assault with family violence system responses
  • Sexual assault using social media and technology
  • Stalking and sexual harassment
  • Sexual assault within the defence forces/and war
  • Sexual assault perpetrated against those with a disability
  • Sexual assault experienced by Aboriginal communities
  • Sexual assault experienced by CALD and refugee communities


Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - 8:30am to 4:30pm

Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 8:30am to 4:30pm


RMIT University - Swanston Academic Building, 445 Swanston Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000


NASASV in collaboration with GeVARA and the Centre for Applied Social Research at RMIT University.