Changing Institutional Responses to Sexual Assault

This year’s theme is about the importance of institutional changes and responses to sexual assault, both from a treatment and prevention perspective. This includes how institutions have or can change their policies, procedures, and programs to better support victims of sexual assault.

Keynote Speaker

Nina Funnell is a Walkley award-winning journalist and sexual assault survivor advocate. Nina is a director of End Rape On Campus Australia, a member of the Our Watch Media Advisory Group and a previous member of the NSW Premier's Council on Preventing Violence Against Women. Across 2017 and 2018, Nina was shortlisted for 4 Walkley awards for her reporting on sexual assault, including winning best Journalism Campaign of the Year in 2017. She has won an Australian Human Rights Commission award, a United Nations Media Australia award and in 2018 was listed one of the 100 most influential women in Australia for her sexual assault activism. She is passionate about sexual assault activism and the role journalists play in shaping the discourses around gender based violence.

Other speakers will also present about regional/local responses to changing institutional practices.

Who should attend?

  • Professionals working with adults and young people in sectors such as: Education, health, disability, child protection, youth work, homelessness, residential services

Limited scholarships are available, please contact CSAS for more information.

For more information, email, or call CSAS on 4031 3590.


Cost $30
Class Size 145
Date Wednesday, 17 October 2018
Time 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Registration at 8:30 AM

Rydges Esplanade Hotel, 209 – 217 Abbott Street, Cairns City QLD 4870

Free parking available

Delivery Method Forum
Catering Morning tea provided