Responding to the 'Shadow Pandemic' Webinar Series
The Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre are partnering with Domestic Violence Victoria, the peak body for specialist family violence services for women and children in Victoria, to deliver a 'Responding to the Shadow Pandemic' webinar series. Each session will provide an opportunity to hear updates and findings from the family violence sector and the Monash research team investigating family violence during COVID-19 as well as practice experts from relevant organisations. You can register for upcoming webinars on this page. Webinar recordings will also be made available on this page after each session.
Responding to the Shadow Pandemic Webinar series 2021
The webinar series begun again for 2021 in April. Register for our upcoming webinars below.
Wednesday 21 April, 12pm-1pm. Speakers: Melanie Brown (Principal Strategic Advisor for the Gippsland Family Violence Alliance (GFVA), Gippsland Women’s Health); Robyn Gregory (CEO, Women's Health West); Margaret Augerinos (CEO, CNV); Tania Farha (CEO, DV Vic)
Wednesday 23 June, 12pm - 1pm. Speakers: Tanja Kovac, CEO GenVic; Julie Reilly, CEO Australians Investing In Women; and Kate Griffiths, Fellow at the Grattan Institute.
Responding to the Shadow Pandemic Webinar series 2020
Watch all webinars conducted in 2020
Wednesday 19th August, 12-1:30pm. Speakers: Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre, Domestic Violence Victoria, Rita Butera (Safe Steps), Tina Dixson (AWAVA)
Wednesday 23rd September, 12-1:30pm. Speakers: Associate Professor Marie Segrave (MGFVPC), experts from InTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence, Jade Blakkarly (Women's Information, Support & Housing in the North) & Kate Colvin (Council to Homeless Persons)
Wednesday 21st October, 12-1:30pm. Speakers: Christine Nixon APM (facilitator), Assistant Commissioner Lauren Callaway, (Family Violence Command) & Detective Sergeant Guy Menhennitt (Bendigo FVIU, Victoria Police), Jacqui Watt (No To Violence), Tania Farha (CEO DV Vic), & Associate Professor Silke Meyer (MGFVPC).
Wednesday 25th November, 12-1:30pm. Speakers: Emeritus Professor Jude McCulloch, Monash Gender and Family violence Prevention Centre; Magistrate Anne Goldsbrough, Magistrates’ Court of Victoria; Lauren Galvin, Victoria Legal Aid; Helen Matthews, Women’s Legal Service Victoria & Elisa Buggy, Flat Out.
Wednesday 16th December, 12-1:30pm. Speakers: Mischa Barr (Chair of the Women’s Mental Health Alliance and Policy & Health Promotion manager at Women’s Health Victoria), Amanda Dashwood (Family Violence Specialist Advisor, Mental Health), Jane Fisher (Director of Monash Global & Women's Health), Jayashri Kulkarni (Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre), Women's Health Victoria & Naomi Pfitzner (Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre)