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ANROWS National Research Conference on Violence Against Women
ANROWS National Research Conference on Violence Against Women
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Wellbeing and safety

Safety and wellbeing at the ANROWS National Research Conference

The safety and wellbeing of participants before, during and after the ANROWS conference is a key priority.

This conference brought together dedicated and passionate individuals to discuss confronting topics that some participants may find distressing. It is important to take care of yourself while engaging with the conference materials on this site. 

Before browsing on-demand videos, resources and the digital exhibition, we ask that you make yourself familiar with the below tips, steps and resources to manage your wellbeing and safety.
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Before viewing conference materials

We acknowledge that you are an expert in your own safety and wellbeing. We encourage you to:
  • Identify what self-care strategies you find helpful. These may include taking a break, going for a walk, meditation, journaling or singing.
  • Where possible, create a safe space from which to view conference resources. 
  • Become familiar with the counselling services available to you. Contact paths and support services are available at the end of this page.
  • When you need to, take a break from the conference materials, or action any self-care strategies. 

Helpful links and contact information

If you are in immediate danger, call 000 for Police and Ambulance help.


1800 737 732
1800RESPECT is a 24-hour national sexual assault, family and domestic violence counselling line for any Australian who has experienced, or is at risk of, family and domestic violence and/or sexual assault.


13 11 14
Anyone across Australia experiencing a personal crisis or thinking about suicide can call 13 11 14. Someone will help to put you in contact with a crisis service in your state or territory.

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