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The 2022 ANROWS National Research Conference, “On the Agenda”
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Intimate partner homicide

Session Description

These sessions will enhance your understanding of prevention of intimate partner violence and potential intervention points along the pathway to intimate partner homicide. 

Session Interactive schedule

10:30 am

What we know about intimate partner homicide in Australia is, overwhelmingly, what we know about intimate partner homicide offenders. Insight into victims is crucially lacking, and there is in addition an overreliance on sentencing remarks in understanding the circumstances surrounding these lethal incidents, due to the lack of quality and consistent data that can be extracted from the results of coronial inquests. In the opening session of the ANROWS National Research Conference, a panel of researchers from Australia and Canada will lay out the available data on intimate partner homicide, address the gaps in our knowledge of these homicides, discuss the need for institutional and professional accountability when it comes to preventing the intimate partner homicide deaths of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander victims, and situate Australia’s response to intimate partner homicides in a larger, global context. 

  • Anna Butler, Manager, Australian Domestic and Family Violence Death Review Network, Department of Justice and Attorney General
  • Dr Hayley Boxall, Research Manager, Violence against Women and Children Research Program, Australian Institute of Criminology
  • Professor Myrna Dawson,  Professor of Sociology and Research Leadership Chair, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, University of Guelph
  • Dr Kyllie Cripps, Scientia Associate Professor, Faculty of Law and Justice and Co-Convenor of the Gendered Violence Research Network, University of New South Wales

  • Padma Raman, CEO, ANROWS 

Unfortunately the recordings of the Evidence Presentations “What we know about intimate partner homicide” and “Putting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healing at the heart of trauma-informed policy and practice” will not be available. 

We are sorry for the inconvenience and will keep you updated on our plans to develop future webinars featuring the presenters from Day 1 of the conference.

Update: You can now view the ANROWS webinar "What we know about intimate partner homicide" here. The webinar revisited the research presented in the original conference presentation. 

You can also access reports and resources from the ANROWS projects discussed in these presentations on our website. 

Please also see additional resources on the Evidence Presentation session description pages 

Enjoy the recordings of the other three days of the conference available to conference registrants. Make sure you are logged into your account to access the recordings and resources.

Other Suggested Sessions

Talk Up Room
22 February 2022 12:10 pm
Talk-up Session 1

22 February 2022 12:10 pm
Evidence to Action Workshop Rooms
Evidence to Action Workshop 1: Mobilising evidence to prevent intimate partner homicide