Annabel’s appointment to this flagship position in 2018 followed her tenure as Director, Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research (QCDFVR).
Annabel joined QCDFVR in late 2014, having been an evaluation research consultant in domestic violence services, child abuse prevention services and alternative justice initiatives in New Zealand. Prior to her arrival at QCDFVR Annabel was based at the University of Canterbury and between 2009 and 2014 held the position of Director of the Te Awatea Violence Research Centre where she designed and led a number of research projects commissioned by the community and government sectors.
Annabel has published widely and in 2013 co-edited a book “Understanding Violence: Context and Practice in the Human Services” which has become a key resource for practitioners in the field and students in a variety of university-based learning. Whilst QCDFVR Director (2014-2018) Annabel completed national reports on judicial education and domestic violence, and the enforcement of protection orders in Australia. She has been a pioneer in introducing extensive domestic and family violence education and training options at both Higher Education and VET levels through QCDFVR’s relationship with CQUniversity.
Interactive big issues session
Gender and violence: A Healthy discussion
& What are the determinants that connect health?
Saturday & Sunday 1–2 September | View program for more details
Check back soon for Annabel’s abstract!