Filicide Research Hub Launch Tue 29 May 2018 5:15pm RACV Club Melbourne

The Monash Deakin Universities Filicide Research Hub invites you to join in the launch of 2 research publications on filicide, an event which is perceived to be rare in Australia but which is a regular and tragic occurrence.  We hope you will join us also in a discussion of the research and what it tells us about planning to overcome filicide.

“When Parents Kill Children: Understanding Filicide” (Brown, Tyson and Fernandez Arias, Palgrave MacMillan, 2018) and

“Filicide in Australia, 2000-2012: A national study” (Australian Government and Australian Institute of Criminology, 2018)

Keynote Speakers:

  • Ms Liana Buchanan Principal Commissioner for Children and Young People, Commission for Children and Young People Victoria
  • Dr Heather Nancarrow Chief Executive Officer, ANROWS
  • The Hon. Marcia Neave AO Distinguished Professor, Faculty of Law, Monash University

Date: Tues 29 May 2018

Time: 5.15pm

Venue: RACV Club, 501 Bourke Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Drinks and Refreshments with Launch

RSVP: by 20 May

Please click here Social work book launch for a PDF of the flyer

The book is available for purchase here

 Monash Deakin Filicide Research Hub:

  • Professor Thea Brown Emeritus Professor, Department of Social Work Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University
  • Dr Danielle Tyson Senior lecturer in Criminology, Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University
  • Dr Paula Fernandez Arias Associate Researcher, Department of Social Work, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University; Assistant Professor, Society and Health Research Centre, Universidad Mayor, Chile



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