Global Coalition against Domestic Violence (GCA-DV)

HELP STOP FAMILY VIOLENCE!

                                 2011 NIDV CONFERENCE AGENDA

 17 May 2011 (Day 1)

8:00h 9:00h

Registration

SOS Events Committee

 

9:00h 9:30h

 

 

Welcome to Country

 

Traditional Aboriginal Owners of the Gold Coast (To Be Confirmed)

 

9:30h 10:15h

 

 

A Keynote on Koori Men's Network on Taking Responsibility for Our Action

 

Mr. Hughie Pepper, Case Manager, Latrobe Community Health Service

 

10:15h 10:45h

 

 

Morning Tea (Coffee Break)

 

Buffet Snacks @ Foyer

 

10:45h 11:30h

 

Make the Break & Breaking the Circle of Domestic Violence

 

Councillor Elizabeth Re, State Government Inspector ,  Environmental Health & Sustainability, WA

 

 

11:30h 12:15h

 

Cry in Overcoming Domestic Violence: Silent Anger

 

Ms. Kimi Alcott, Cultural Coordinator,  Enough is Enough Anti Violence Movement

 

 

12:15h 13:15h

 

Lunch Break

 

Buffet Lunch

 

 

13:15h-14:00h

 

(Workshop 1) Government & Community Working Together:  Victorian Indigenous Family Violence Strategy

  

 

(Workshop 2): Impact of Oppression on Mighty Warriors: See What I See

 

 

 

(Workshop 3): Protecting Our Families: Community Driven Responses Keeping Aboriginal Women & Children Safe

 

 

Ms. Marianne Atkinson, State-wide Coordinator co-presented by Mr. Damien Goodall, Chairperson Indigenous Family Violence    Regional Action Group, East Gippsland Region 

 

Mr. Randall Ross, Family Violence Victim, James Cook University, Queensland

 

Ms. Marita Nyhuis, Project Leader - Homelessness, Family Violence & Child Services co-presented by Ms. Janine Wilson, Chairperson of Loddon Mallee North Family Violence Regional Action Group and Ms. Kerry Ashley, Executive General Manager, Homeless Services of Haven

 

 

14:00h 14:45h

 

A Keynote on Violence Intervention Program

 

 

Mr Max Yffer, Senior Psychologist, Violence Intervention Program, Ingkintja Male Health, Central Australian Aboriginal Congress

 

 

14:45h 15:15h

 

Afternoon Tea (Coffee Break)

 

Buffet Snacks @ Foyer

 

 

15:15h 16:00h

 

A Keynote on Working with Relationships: Combating Indigenous Sexual Violence

 

Ms. Wendy Lawrie, Shine SA Coordinator for Aboriginal Women’s Education on Sexual Health Issues co presented by Mr. Dominic Guerrera, SHine SA Co-Ordinator of Aboriginal Men Sexual Health Education

 

 

16:00h 17:00h

 

A Keynote on Embedding Holistic Approaches to Aboriginal Family Violence within a Violence Against Women Framework

 

Ms. Danielle Bament, Senior Project Officer Domestic Violence Homelessness Strategy, Department for Families and Communities co-presented by Ms. Ruth Miller, Manager Aboriginal Strategy Unit, Families SA 

 

18 May 2011 (Day 2)

 

 

8:00h 9:00h

 

Complimentary Shark Bay Experience for All Delegates

 

Sea World Resort Guide

 

 

9:00h 9:30h

 

Registration of Delegates (3rd Day)

 

SOS Events Committee 

 

 

9:30h 10:15h

 

A Keynote on Strengthening Accountability, Case Management for Men Who Use Family Violence

 

Ms. Janelle Cribb, Project Leader of Housing & Community Building, Department of Human Services, Victoria co presented by Mr. Phil Cooper, Community Development Officer at the Victorian Aboriginal Community Service Association Limited (VACSAL)

 

 

10:15h 10:45h

 

Morning Tea (Coffee Break)

 

Buffet Snacks @ Foyer

 

 

10:45h 11:30h

 

A Keynote on Stronger Women, Stronger Communities - MacArthur Indigenous Women Leadership Program

 

Ms. Alana Moffett, Counsellor & Group Facilitator, Benevolent  Society Centre for Women's Health

 

 

11:30h 12:15h

 

 

A Keynote on Indigenous Family Violence Programs in the NPY Lands

 

 

Mr. Graeme Pearce, Program Manager, Cross Borders Programs Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands of Northern Territory, Western Australia and South Australia

 

 

12:15h 13:15h

 

 

Lunch Break

 

Buffet Lunch 

 

13:15h-14:00h

 

 

(Workshop 4) Working with Families: Strength-Based Approach in working with Aboriginal Families in Kaltukatjara Community 

 

 

(Workshop 5) Working with Courts: Koori FV Court Support Program, Engaging Indigenous People in FV Justice System

 

(Workshop 6) East Kimberly Family Violence Hub & Outreach Project: Supporting Communities to Challenge Violence

 

Ms. Moogie Patu, Program Coordinator of 'Strong Family, Strong  Community, Strong Future', Remote Services & Development Unit, Department of Children’s and Families, Darwin, NT

 

Ms. Nicole Cassar, Program Manager, Koori Family Violence Court Support Program

 

Ms. Fiona Fischer, Project Manager, Department for Child Protection East Kimberley

 

 

 14:00h 14:30h

 

 

Afternoon Tea (Coffee Break)

 

Buffet Snacks @ Foyer

 

14:30h 15:15h

 

A  Keynote on Providing Opportunities: Ready Set Go - Skilling Aboriginal Workers to Respond to DV in Our Communities

 

Ms. Marlene Lauw, Senior Health Education Officer, Education Centre Against Violence

 

 

15:15h 16:00h

 

A Keynote on Stigmatising Social Norms: Interrelationship between Criminal Law, Domestic Violence & Culture 

 

 

Mr. Benjamin Bullock, Paralegal, MIDLAS

 

16:00h 17:00h

 

A Keynote on Supporting Aboriginal Women Live Free of Violence

 

 

Ms. Mary Eatts, Project Manager, Aboriginal Women Against  Violence Project  of  Joan Harrisons Support Services for Women co-presented by Dr. Margot Rawsthorne, Senior Lecturer, Community Development, Sydney NSW

 

 

19:00h 22:00h

 

 

Conference Gala Dinner (Formal Attire)

 

DV Puppet Show (TBC)

 

19 May 2011 (Day 3)

 

8:00h 9:00h

 

 

Registration

 

SOS Events Committee

 

 9:00h

  9:45h

 

Tino Rangatiratanga, Honoring A Treaty: Biculturalism in Practice 

 

Ms. Brenda Campbell, Manager, Napier Women's Refuge co-presented by Ms.Wenda Parata-Muir,Southern Maori Representative  National Governing Body, National Collective of Independent Women’s Refuges in New Zealand 

 

 

9:45h

  10:30h

 

Keynote: Abuse Against Older Indigenous People: Is Education the Answer?

 

Mr. Wayne Fielding, Founder, Elder Abuse Awareness Programs

 

 

 10:30h-11:00h

 

11:00h

11:45h

 

11:45h-12:00h

 

Morning Break

 

 

A Unique Strategy to Domestic Violence Awareness:  Bay Mob Oral Presentation

 

Culmination Ceremony

 

 SOS Medical Committee

 

 

Mr. Deon Davis, Team Leader, Koori Unit Peninsula Health

 

GCA-DV Chairperson

 

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