Pre-Conference Workshop


Date: Wednesday 26th June, 9.30am – 12.00 noon

Venue: 3rd Floor Conference Room, Department of Attorney General and Justice, Heritage Building, 6 Knuckey Street, Darwin

Cost: $100.00

Women’s use of interpersonal violence

In this workshop Jill Faulkner will be interactive exploring both the theoretical understandings of women’s use of violence, a critique of the geminist gendered approach to addressing voilence, and the possibilities and limitations of a trauma informed approach. The evaluation methodology will be critiqued along withe the implicaitons for how these programs are funded.

Presenter: Jill Faulkner

Jill has worked for thirty plus years in contexts where people’s lives have been shaped by colonialization, white supremacy, and the production of oppression through race, class and gender. Her work has been on unceded Aboriginal lands across the Pilbara, Alice Springs and NT communities and Melbourne. A practitioner, community worker, supervisor, trainer and researcher I am committed to disrupting the dominance of power in the lives or individuals, families and communities to support wellbeing. Most recently Jill has worked in the development of family violence frameworks for queer communities and for all women and trans and gender diverse peoples who have used interpersonal violence in both the women’s prison.





Darwin Correctional Centre Visit 

Date: Wednesday 26th June, 7.45am – 11.30am

Cost: $50.00 for transport

This year the conference is offering the opportunity to visit the Darwin Correctional Centre to learn about the regintegration focussed programs provided. The visit is capped at 15 delegates.

The bus will depart from the Darwin Convention Centre at 7.45am sharp and return at 11.30am.

Delegates will be required to provide personal information and identification in order to enter the facilities and security checks will be undertaken.


National Coalition Workshop

The workshop will be held at the Darwin Convention Centre