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2 Day Symposium

Non-Lethal Strangulation:
A National Conversation

Join a groundbreaking national conversation on Non-Lethal Strangulation. This event will be an Australian first, enabling us to shine a light on this critical issue.

Wednesday 21 February 2024 and Thursday 22 February 2024

Royal on the Park Hotel Brisbane

8.30 am – 5.00 pm

*All information is correct at the time of publication however it may be subject to change

Program Day 1


Program Day 2

Global and local perspectives

Acquire valuable insights from Australian subject matter experts and distinguished international guest speakers who are authorities in the field of non-lethal strangulation and partner-inflicted brain injury.

Cutting edge research

The symposium is a collaborative effort noted researchers, ensuring that the latest research and advancements in the field are shared with participants. Stay ahead of the curve and contribute to the ongoing dialogue.

Practice-led conversations

The symposium program will include practitioners bringing perspectives of work with trauma, sexual violence, brain injury and other health impacts, justice, cultural perspectives, children and more.

Open dialogue

Engage in meaningful discussions with professionals, advocates, and community members. This symposium aims to foster an open dialogue that encourages the exchange of ideas and experiences surrounding non-lethal strangulation.

Networking opportunities

Connect with like-minded individuals and organisations committed to addressing the challenges posed by non-lethal strangulation. Build valuable connections and partnerships that can contribute to creating a safer and more informed community.

Australian First

Professional development

Elevate your expertise and capabilities through workshops and sessions tailored for professionals in the areas of domestic violence, family violence, sexual violence, and related fields. Gain insights from leading experts and practitioners actively addressing non-lethal strangulation and partner-inflicted brain injuries.

This symposium marks an Australian First in addressing non-lethal strangulation comprehensively. Be part of history as we collectively strive to raise awareness, foster collaboration, and drive positive change.

Don't miss this unique opportunity to be part of a transformative two day event that aims to make a lasting impact on the way we address non-lethal strangulation and partner inflicted brain injury in Australia.

Who should attend?

This symposium is suitable for a wide range of professionals including Healthcare Professionals, Legal and Law Enforcement Professionals, Child Protection and Social Services Professionals, Education Professionals, Therapists and Counsellors, Workplace and Human Resource Professionals, Not-for-Profit Organizations and Community Services, First Responders and Emergency Services, Government Agencies, Professionals in the Housing Sector, Middle Management, and Domestic and Family Violence Sector Professionals.

What you can expect:

Presentations & Workshops

Our speakers come from a wide range of backgrounds and will present leading research, engage you in skills based workshops, and share frontline knowledge and practice. 


Bringing our speakers together in a series of panel discussions brings 'a conversation' to the format and provides you with an opportunity to share your ideas and insights. 

Live Q&A

This boutique symposium brings the audience to the stage with a two way discussion format and the latest technology allowing you to ask questions and share answers. 
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