Other family-related conferences

National and international conferences and events related to family research, policy and practice. For information about these events, please contact the respective conference organisers.

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2015    October | November | December

2016    January | FebruaryMarch |April | May | June | July | September | October



National Indigenous Say No to Domestic Violence Conference: Focus on a Brighter Future 
Gold Coast, Qld
7-9 October

Ending domestic and family violence conference: taking the next steps
Melbourne, Vic
14-15 October

International Health and Wealth Conference (IHW) 
Algarve, Portugal
15-17 October

Collaborative Family Healthcare Association's 17th Annual Conference 
Portland, USA
15-17 October

International Society for Quality of Life Studies Conference
Phoenix, USA
15-17 October

Australian Men's Shed Association 6th National Conference 
Newcastle, NSW
17-20 October

Family Day Care Australia Conference   
Sydney, NSW
21-25 October

Stop family violence conference: Cultural diversity and prevention new
Melbourne, Vic
26-27 October

New World Conference: Disability in the 21st century
Brisbane, QLD
27-29 October

National Housing Conference 
Perth, WA
28-30 October

NSW Youth Work Conference
Sydney, NSW
28-30 October

International Life Course Conference
Brisbane, QLD
28-31 October

From Inquiry to Action: Research, Policy and Action Conference 
Melbourne, Vic
29-30 October

Australian Association for Infant Mental Health National Conference 
Perth, WA
29-31 October


World Conference on Women's Shelters 
The Hague, The Netherlands
3-6 November

ANZATSA 7th Biennial International Reseach Theory & Practice Conference 
Melbourne, Vic
4-6 November

Contemporary and Future Crime Trends Conference new
Sydney, NSW
5 November

FECCA 2015 National Biennial Conference – Multiculturalism in Action: Building a better future for all Australians 
Sydney, NSW
5-6 November

Annual Scientific Alcohol and Drug Conference 
Perth, WA
8-11 November

International Foster Care Organisation Conference
Sydney, NSW
8-11 November

Australian Long-Term Unemployment Conference 
Melbourne, Vic
9-10 November

Family Relationship Services Australia Conference 
Brisbane, QLD
10-12 November

Hospital in the Home conference
Sydney, NSW
11-13 November

Youth Health Conference
Melbourne, VIC
11-13 November

NCFR Annual Conference : Conflict, Violence and War: Family Risks and Resilience 
Vancouver, Canada
11-14 November

Improving Healthcare International Convention 
Melbourne, Vic
16-18 November

Not-for-Profit People Conference
Melbourne, Vic
16-17 November

Second National Complex Needs Conference  
Canberra, ACT
17-18 November

Prevention of violence against children: research, policy and practice symposium
Kelvin Grove, QLD
17-18 November

Rights of the Child Consumer
Sydney, NSW
20 November

TASA Conference: Neoliberalism and contemporary challenges for the Asia-Pacific 
Cairns, Qld
23-26 November

What works? Co-location, collaboration and integration. Working together in cleint service delivery 
Canberra, ACT
25 November

Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Conference
Adelaide, SA
25-27 November 

National Association for Gambling Studies Conference
Adelaide, SA
25-27 November

12th Australasian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference
Sydney, NSW
25-27 November

Our Parenting Story Forum
Melbourne, Vic.
27 November

AASW National Symposium Social Workers as Leaders and Change Agents 
Sydney, NSW
27-28 November

Law & Society Association of Australia Conference
Adelaide, SA
30 November - 2 December


National Indigenous Health Conference 
Cairns, Qld
1-3 December

Zero to three : National Training Institute event for Early Childhood Professionals
Seattle, USA
2-4 December

Stop Domestic Violence Conference
Canberra, ACT
7-9 December



International Conference on Adoption Research new
Auckland, New Zealand
7-11 January

Second International Conference on Loss, Bereavement and Human Resilience
Eilat, Israel
12-14 January

Redefining family: Growing families through adoption, donor-conception and surrogacy new
Auckland, New Zealand
13-14 January


Disability, Human Rights and Social Equity Conference new
Melbourne, Vic
3-5 February

Applied research in Crime and Justice Conference new
Brisbane, QLD
18-19 February

4th National Elder Abuse Conference
Melbourne, Vic
23-25 February

ANROWS Inaugural National Research Conference on Violence against Women and their Children
Melbourne, Vic
23-25 February


Batiba Guwiyal Conference to facilitate collaborative efforts in tackling the impacts of child sexual assault on Indigenous individuals, families and communities
Brisbane, Qld
1-2 March

24th World Family Therapy Congress 
Kona, Hawaii
30 March-2 April


Think outcomes: Conference on the measurement, analyses, evaluation and communication of social outcomes
Melbourne, Vic
12-13 April

Caring for country kids
Alice Springs, NT
17-19 April


17th Congress of the International Academy of Investigative Psychology
New York, USA
13-14 May

Life History Conference
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
25-28 May


Second Biennial International Childhood Trauma Conference
Melbourne, Vic
6-10 June

Centre for Research on Families and Relationships : Unequal families and relationships Conference
Edinburgh, Scotland
13-15 June


The 24th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development 
Vilnius, Lithuania
10-14 July

ACSPRI Social Science Methodology Conference
Sydney, NSW
19-22 July


Early Childhood Intervention Australia Conference
Melbourne, Vic
8-10 September

International Marcé Society Biennial Scientific Conference
Melbourne, Vic
26-28 September


Australian Implementation Conference
Melbourne, Vic
5-6 October

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