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Tuesday, 21 May 2019 – Melbourne

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This prevention of family violence and violence against women event is a full day of inspiring, interactive, collaborative sessions with one focus: you.

Take your pick of workshops, expert interactives, hands-on problem-solving sessions, and conversations with leaders driving this important work.

  • Intersectionality
  • Unpacking resistance
  • Engaging men in prevention work
  • The power of story-telling
  • Self-care
  • Responding to disclosures
When is it?

DATE: Tuesday 21 May 2019

TIME: 9:00am - 4:30pm

Coffee and pastries will be available from 8:30am!

The Program
Connect with an eXpert session

PreventX brings together the best minds to takle the biggest challenges facing the Victorian prevention sector.

This year it has been our priority to include more voices in these important conversations. 

During this session, you will have the opportunity to interact and engage meaningfully with sector leaders and experts of your choosing in a small group setting.

Check out the experts here

eXplore workshops 

Build practical skills and knowledge when you attend 1 or 2 curated eXplore workshops of your choosing.

The workshops will focus on different practice themes and topics relevant to prevention practitioners.

Activate X conversations

PreventX is breaking the mould, We are opening up the final session to you.

Got a problem? A solution? Or maybe a burning question?  Connect the dots with other people doing work like you!

Inspired by the day’s activities, you will have the opportunity to join or lead a collegial sharing/deep dive discussion on a topic you are interested, passionate or curious about.

If you would like to put your name and a topic/theme/question forward prior to the event please email

The important stuff

Tired of sandwiches? 

we are too! 

PreventX will be catered by Mabu Mabu, a Torres Strait owned and run business with an emphasis on using fresh, seasonal and native ingredients. 

We'll also have unlimited coffee made for us by BeanTo to keep you going all day! 

Forget awkward scilences.. PreventX will have live music during the breaks. 

You should attend if you are:
  • Curious
  • Passionate
  • Excited

The Victorian prevention sector is diverse, and PreventX has something for everyone. 

Governemnt, NGO, School, Community Organisation or Social Enterprise - we're all in this together. If you want an opportunity to learn something new, meet someone new, and create something new, PreventX is for you. 

Getting there

Building 16 (Storey Hall) RMIT University, Swanston Street, Melbourne


Inspiration from last year’s sold out conference

Achieving Generational Change – Primary Prevention of Violence Against Women Conference 2018 was a great SOLD OUT success. 

Watch this video for highlights.

FileHighlights from the Achieving Generational Change conference 2018

Still have questions?

Please feel free to get in touch with us directly. Email or call (03) 8346 5250.  

This event has been funded by the Office for Women 
(Department of Premier and Cabinet, State Government of Victoria)