Latest Past Events

Securing the ‘Internet of Things’ for Victim-Survivors of Family Violence: Reflections on ‘safety by design’ strategies

The ‘internet of things’ (IoT) poses significant threats to victim-survivors of family violence. It is increasingly observed that IoT can be used to abuse, harass, surveill, and intimidate intimate partners, family members, and targets of stalking. This presentation will reflect upon the various potential steps to counter and remedy abusive use of IoT devices. Reporting on some findings from original research on a ‘dip sample’ of consumer IoT […]


Family Violence Workshop


Are there differences in the level of family violence between cultural groups?  Is there a difference in their help-seeking behaviour?  Has the Royal Commission into Family Violence made a difference in the reporting of violence and migrant and non-migrant women’s help-seeking behaviour?  These are some of the issues that Dr. Lata Satyen will address in the workshop.