Strategies for a Safer City: A one day symposium on violence against women, Friday 29 November 2019

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence kicked off on Monday 25 November. As part of this campaign the Gender Research Network at the University of Newcastle organised a one-day symposium on violence against women with the theme of ‘Strategies for A Safer City’. The aim of the event was to bring together service providers, […]

Restore Our Refuge: Honouring Women event, 1 November 2019

On Friday 1 November at 11am, women and men gathered in the blistering sun and howling wind at the Taree Cenotaph in the centre of town to honour the forty-five women who have lost their lives to domestic violence since the beginning of 2019. The event was organised by the grassroots activist organisation the Restore […]

Intimate Stories, Challenging Histories: 2019 Biennial Conference of Oral History Australia 10-13 October 2019

The State Library of Queensland is perched on the south side of the Brisbane River and is where the 2019 Biennial Conference of Oral History Australia took place from the 10-13 October. The theme of the conference was ‘Intimate Stories, Challenging Histories’ and many presenters engaged thoughtfully with these sentiments. The papers given at the […]