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October is Sexual Violence Awareness Month

October is Sexual Violence Awareness Month in Queensland. Sexual Violence means any sexual behaviour that is unwanted and makes a person feel uncomfortable, frightened or threatened. Sexual Violence an happen to anyone, with most sexual violence being perpetrated by someone the victim knows and trusts for example, a partner, friend, work colleague, family member or acquaintance. Gold Coast Centre Against Sexual Violence will be hosting free speak out sessions every Thursday in October on Facebook Live. Each week these 15 minute sessions, hosted by a range of speakers and specialists, will explore the intersectionality of sexual violence in our community. What should you do if you think your friend might be in a violent relationship? Relationships Australia Queensland has some advice on recognising the warning signs and offering support.

Latest media reporting on PeakCare’s call to Get Smarter, Not Tougher, on Youth Crime

Late last week, PeakCare released a summary of the media reports about responses to ‘Stop Youth Crime – Get Smarter Not Tougher’, an…

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It’s time to get smarter, not tougher, on youth crime

“If we are demanding children to be accountable, we must be accountable to these children first and provide preventable measures…

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Open letter on youth justice published in the Courier Mail on Saturday, 28 January 2023

PeakCare Members, Supporters and media contacts may already be aware of the full-page open letter to the Queensland Parliament published…

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Latest media reporting on PeakCare’s call to Get Smarter, Not Tougher, on Youth Crime

Late last week, PeakCare released a summary of the media reports about responses to ‘Stop Youth Crime – Get Smarter Not Tougher’, an…

Read More

It’s time to get smarter, not tougher, on youth crime

“If we are demanding children to be accountable, we must be accountable to these children first and provide preventable measures…

Read More

Open letter on youth justice published in the Courier Mail on Saturday, 28 January 2023

PeakCare Members, Supporters and media contacts may already be aware of the full-page open letter to the Queensland Parliament published…

Read More