October 11, 2021 - 12:30 pm
This webinar will launch the publication of ANROWS research, Intimate partner violence during the COVID-19 pandemic: A survey of women in Australia, led by the Australian Institute of Criminology. This research represents the most comprehensive survey of women living in the Australian community about the nature of IPV experienced during the first 12 months of the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar will unpack the findings of the study and its implications on future phases of the pandemic.
The panel will explore how services across the DFV, police, health and legal sectors responded during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and discuss lessons learned as we approach the end of the second year of the pandemic. The panel will also discuss how the pandemic impacts children who live with domestic and family violence.
The webinar will provide evidence- and practice-based knowledge on policy reforms and practice design in future phases of the pandemic and other natural disasters.
The discussion will be facilitated by Michele Robinson (ANROWS) with:
- Anthony Morgan, Research Manager, Australian Institute of Criminology
- Anne Hollonds, National Children’s Commissioner
- Acting Superintendent Ben Martain, Commander of the Queensland Police Service Domestic, Family Violence and Vulnerable Persons Command
- Julie Zezovska, Director, Child Abuse and Family Violence Section, Department of Home Affairs
More presenters to be announced.
This webinar is designed for:
- policymakers, practice design decision-makers, practitioners and researchers working in domestic and family violence, legal, justice, police, health and other relevant areas
There will be a live Q&A.
Live captioning will be available.
The webinar is open to anyone and free to attend. A recording of the webinar will also be available on the ANROWS website.
DATE: Monday, 11th October 2021
TIME: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM (AEST) (12:30pm SA time)