Translating ANROWS research findings into policy and practice is the specific focus of this conference. Strategies to ensure the effective communication and take-up of this evidence by policy developers and practitioners to end violence against women will be discussed and showcased.

Key topics include:

  • Responding to violence against women in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  • Service provision in complex contexts
  • Data in response to and prevention of violence against women
  • Technology facilitated abuse

Key topics include:

  • Positive interventions for young people using violence
  • Public health perspectives
  • Responses to violence and abuse for women and girls with disabilities
  • Service responses supporting refugee and immigrant women

We are delighted to present the preliminary program below.

#1Day 1Speaker(s)10am - 7.30pmSofitel Wentworth, Sydney
1Registrations Open10:00amFoyer, Level 3
2Lunch12:00pmFoyer, Level 3
3Welcome to Country & Official openingUncle Charles (Chicka) Madden , The Hon Dr David Gillespie , Dr Heather Nancarrow1:00pmLevel 3
4ANROWS Chair addressSam Mostyn2:00pmLevel 3
5Evidence to Action: The ANROWS journey and visionDr Heather Nancarrow2:30pm
6Afternoon TeaFoyer, Level 3
7Plenary Session: Doing data!Dr Marian Esler , Kim Webster , Olivia Octoman , Will Milne , Louise York , Dr Kristin Diemer3:30pmLevel 3
8Closing commentsWendy Spencer5pmLevel 3
9Welcome ReceptionPino Migliorino AM5:30pm – 7:30pmGarden Court Restaurant, Level 5
#2Day 2Speaker(s)7:45am - 10:00pmSofitel Wentworth, Sydney
1Registration7:45amFoyer, Level 3
2Minister's opening addressThe Hon Pru Goward8:15amLevel 3
3Keynote address: Intergenerational trauma & family violence in Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communitiesDr Mark Wenitong , Professor Victoria Hovane8:45amLevel 3
4Plenary session: Conceptualisations of violence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communitiesCorina Martin , Wayne Muir , Dr Jackie Huggins AM FAHA , Ed Mosby , Dr Emma Partridge9:25amLevel 3
5Morning Tea10:45amFoyer, Level 3
6Concurrent Sessions 1Marie August , Dr Eloise Brook , Jenny Chapman , Miriam Bevis , Professor Victoria Hovane , Dr Harry Blagg , Ed Mosby , Dr Anita Morris , Professor Kelsey Hegarty , Dr Heather Nancarrow , Karen Field , Professor Pranee Liamputtong11:20amLevel 3
7Lunch12:50pmFoyer, Level 3
8Concurrent Sessions 2Sue Underhill , Kristen Sweeney , Erin Davis , Sophie Ismail , Moo Baulch , Tania Farha , Dr Jane Bullen , Pino Migliorino AM , Dr Adele Murdolo , Hannah Taylor , Jane Rosengrave , Linda Stokoe , Associate Professor Patsie Frawley , Dr Cathy Vaughan1:35pmLevel 3
9Afternoon Tea3:05pmFoyer, Level 3
10Keynote address: Human rights and violence against women: current priorities and responses.Kate Jenkins3:40pmLevel 3
11Closing commentsDr Heather Nancarrow4:45 - 5:00pmLevel 3
12Pre-dinner Drinks6:30pm
13Conference DinnerPatty Kinnersly , Jane Gilmore7:00 - 10:00pmWentworth Ballroom