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Keeping Your Workplace Safe: How to prevent and respond to Occupational Violence and Aggression – Ballarat

Wednesday March 25, 2020, 10:30 am - 3:00 pm


With the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, being Victoria's Peak Body for Child and Family services -  we are proud to lead initiatives aimed at the prevention and response to Occupational Violence and Aggression for out of Home Care Providers. 

A series of employee awareness sessions delivered to regional and metro residential care providers specifically targeted ensuring the child and family services sector are providing awareness, support and guidance on best practice in the prevention of OVA of occupational violence and aggression.

Workshop Objectives

  • To develop awareness on aggression in the workplace, the risk factors and sources of aggression
  • Gain an overview of the control measures in place to reduce the risk of harm to health and injury to yourself and others
  • Understand the policy and procedure for managing aggression in the workplace incidents
  • Know where to access help and support


With Presenttations from;

  • Amanda Tonks - WorkSafe Victoria {{(Session 1)}
  • Taraia Brown - CFECFW (Session 2)

Frequently Asked Questions

There is onsite parking at the Red Lion Hotel. 

For any further information about the event, please contact oliver.tsorbaris@cfecfw.asn.au or call the Centre on (03) 9614 1577.

If you need to transfer your ticket to somebody else, please email oliver.tsorbaris@cfecfw.asn.au at least one week prior to the event so that we can prepare correct nametags.

We anticipate a large amount of interest in this event. It is important that you let us know if you are no longer able to attend so we can allocate your ticket to somebody else. Please please email oliver.tsorbaris@cfecfw.asn.au if this is the case.


Wednesday March 25, 2020
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Red Lion Hotel
Red Lion Hotel, 221 Main Road
Ballarat Central, VIC 3350 Australia
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