A domestic violence plan will be the main focus of a domestic violence forum at the University of the Sunshine Coast next month.
The forum will gather ideas for the ‘Domestic Violence: Stop It Now’ plan after the high number of cases reported at the Sunshine Coast each year.
It will feature presentations from Australian of the Year Rosie Batty and SunnyKids CEO Chris Turner.
USC’s School of Social Sciences Head, Professor Doug Mahar, says the plan adds to the regions advocacy against domestic violence.
Doug Mahar: “The Sunshine Coast has an unfortunately high incident of domestic violence. We need to get all of the providers in the region together and formulate a common approach so that folk right across the coast to getting consistent and best practiced approach to dealing with the problem.”