The Addressing Violence Alliance (AVA) is a collaborative partnership between a number of lead agencies in the community services, health and criminal justice sectors. AVA is committed to increasing the capacity of the South Australian workforce in responding to and preventing violence.

AVA is pleased to be hosting their 2017 forum:

Interpersonal violence and LGBTIQ communities – understanding and responding to the experiences of LGBTIQ clients

When: Thursday 20 April: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Where: Victim Support Services (33 Franklin Street, Adelaide) – level 2
*Morning/Afternoon Tea and Lunch Provided

This full day forum features experts and dynamic guest speakers who will keep you abreast with current best practice and policy when working with LGBTIQ communities and their experiences of violence. The forum will address broad topics relating to relationship violence as well as homophobic and transphobic violence. Topics include:

  • Policy and Research Perspectives
  • Organisational Perspectives (panel discussion)
  • Service Provision and Practitioner Perspectives (panel discussion)
  • Experiences within LGBTIQ communities (including personal story of same-sex violence)

Who should attend?

Policy makers, managers, team leaders, advocates, and front-line staff working in the area of supporting victims of violence and/or with members of LGBTIQ communities.

See flyer here for more details

Facebook event here.

Provisional Agenda available soon.


*If you would like to make payment through an invoice, please email

Tickets can also be purchased on the day, however you must register your attendance and contact details via the contacts below.

For further information contact:

Claire Tatyzo – or 8203 9413



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