National conference on the impacts of sexual assault.

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In an effort to support the implementation of the National Plan to End Violence Against Women and Children 2022-2032, the Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration (AIJA) is hosting a national conference focusing on the impacts of sexual assault.

Scheduled for 2-4 August 2024 at the Supreme Court of New South Wales, the conference aims to enhance the justice sector's ability to support and protect victims and survivors of sexual assault. Key sessions will explore various topics, including national consent laws, the trial process, trauma neurobiological impacts, and criminological perspectives.

Distinguished speakers at the event include former High Court judge, the Hon. Virginia Bell AC, and Deputy Chief Judge Meryl Sexton from the County Court of Victoria. Additionally, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a separate conference dinner featuring a presentation by internationally acclaimed playwright, Suzie Miller.

For more information and program details, please visit the conference website.