On the 16th of March Dr Linda Murray, a chief investigator from the ASPIRE project spoke at Government House in Hobart. Photos from the event can be viewed on the Government House website.
This was as part of an event to launch a new research report commissioned by SHE (Support, Help, Empowerment) titled Delivering Domestic Violence Services: Listening to Women with Lived Experience.
The event was hosted by Her Excellency, Professor, The Honourable Kate Warner AO who is a strong advocate of gender equality in Tasmania and nationally. Other speakers included Alina Thomas, Executive Officer of SHE; Cheryl White, poet; and Sarah Van Est, author of the report.
Dr Murray outlined the progress of the ASPIRE project, and the barriers that women of refugee and migrant background face when accessing services in Tasmania and Victoria.