Event: How do we change the world? 31 August 2017

Dear Colleagues,

Please see above an invitation to “How do we change the world?”, an event co-hosted by the Australian Centre for Health Law Research, the School of Public Health and Social Work and the International Law and Global Governance Research Program.

To register click here.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Kind regards,

The ACHLR Team.

Australian Centre for Health Law Research | Queensland University of Technology

t:  +61 7 3138 5345 | e:  achlr @qut.edu.au | w:  www.qut.edu.au/research/achlr | tw:  @HealthLawQUT

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CJRC researcher and lecturer Dr Bridget Harris from the School of Justice, Faculty of Law, will be speaking at an upcoming seminar hosted by Western Sydney University which will focus on “Online Abuse & Harassment: New Technologies, Old Inequalities” .

This seminar will bring together three leading Australian criminologists in the field of online abuse and harassment to examine how new technologies are being integrated into, and transforming, patterns of inequality and exploitation.  Read more

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Dr Michael Flood gave a keynote address at a Melbourne event designed to increase Victorian policy-makers’ knowledge about the primary prevention of violence against women.

Dr Flood’s presentation to the Prevention is Possible forum, on July 4, focused on the issue of backlash. Efforts to prevent men’s violence against women often face resistance and backlash. Resistance is a common, indeed inevitable, response to progressive social change. Read more

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Next week, the Crime and Justice Research Centre will host a research seminar on “Prisons and State Building: Exporting ‘the Fiasco of the Prison’ to the Global South” with guest speaker Dr Deborah Drake from The Open University (UK)Read more

Upcoming Event: International Rural Crime Conference September 2017


The first ever International Rural Crime Conference will take place on 27 September 2017 in South Africa. The theme of the conference is “The Challenges of Rural Crimes Affecting Agriculture” and will feature keynote speakers:

  • Professor Joseph Donnermeyer, Ohio State University (US)
  • Dr Elaine Barclay, University of New England (Australia)
  • Mr Emmanuel Bunei, Mount Kenya University (Africa)

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2017 AIPIO Conference – Early Bird Registration Closing Soon

AIPIO Intelligence Conference

The Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers will be hosting the 26th AIPIO intelligence conference and exhibition, Intelligence 2017, at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart on 22-24 August 2017. The conference and exhibition will bring together intelligence professionals from around Australia, the region and further afield and affords the opportunity to establish new contacts, network with peers and share insights into today’s topics, trends and innovations in the National Intelligence Community market.

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Men Make a Difference: Engaging Men on Gender Equality

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CJRC researcher Associate Professor Michael Flood from the School of Justice, Faculty of Law, will be speaking today at the launch of the research report he co-authored titled  “Men Make a Difference: Engaging Men on Gender Equality”. The report examines the evidence for what works and what doesn’t, and recommends more effective ways to engage men to achieve gender equality at work. Read more

Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz Keynote at Priority One Counsellors Conference

Crime and Justice Research Centre Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz will deliver the keynote address Dynamics of Domestic Violence: Helping the Helpers at the Priority One Counsellors Conference in Brisbane on 8 June 2017. Dragiewicz is course coordinator for QUT’s Graduate Certificate in Domestic Violence and teaches the interdisciplinary undergraduate elective. She recently published Abusive Endings: Separation and Divorce Violence against Women with Walter S. DeKeseredy and Martin D. Schwartz.

Priority One is Queensland Ambulance Services‘ Employee Assistance Program (EAP)  for first responders. It is a comprehensive EAP approach that incorporates peer support officers, professional counsellors, a 24 hour telephone service, chaplaincy, LGBT staff support group, Indigenous staff support group. It offers ongoing training opportunities for professional development.

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