The theme for ANROWS’s National Research Conference on Violence against Women and their Children is Evidence in Action.

This conference looks to practitioners and policy-makers as agents of change, and highlights evidence-informed change in policy and practice.

Set over 3 days at the Hilton Adelaide, the Conference will be a chance to learn, connect, and reflect as we meet the challenge of responding to violence against women and their children.

Who should attend?
  1. Practitioners: sexual assault; domestic and family violence; women’s refuges; judicial support; immigrant and refugee services.
  2. Policy-makers: Ministers; senior officials; and executive management from federal, state, territory governments and agencies, and local government.
  3. Peak bodies: peak bodies and networks; domestic and family violence services; sexual assault services; strategic Indigenous expertise services; women’s health sector; CALD, multicultural, and migrant services; broader community services sector; prevention and education.
  4. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander support practitioners: working to redress the effects of colonisation; trans-generational trauma; the importance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and law.
  5. Intervention and service providers: Social services; the legal justice system; first responders including police, emergency and medical services.
  6. Researchers and research organisations: criminology; sociology; health; social work; psychology; law; political science; and science.