• Impacts of COVID19

    COVID19 and subsequent restrictions have impacted the mental health and well-being of individuals and families. We have seen an increase in family violence, suicide risk and mental health distress.

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    CFRE provides tailored research, data analysis, support for conducting and implementing evaluation, as well as training and workshops to share our knowledge.

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  • Our Experience

    Read about our key knowledge areas, including, evidence based management, responding to COVID19, family violence, LGBTIQ+ issues and more.

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    We are uniquely situated within a community services organisation. We believe that makes us different to other research and evaluation organisations.

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Our Work

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Carnival Day 2019 Survey Results

queerspace and Centre for Family Research and Evaluation (CFRE) are proud to release the data of a survey we held over Midsumma Carnival day in January of 2019 to help provide us with some insight into the services LGBTIQA+ communities are accessing and/or would like to access in their local area. We found some fascinating and also some concerning findings. We surveyed a total of 819 people and below are […]

Save the children

Save The Children, Kununurra

CFRE travelled to Kununurra in the East Kimberley region to provide workshops and program support to Save the Children. In 2016, CFRE was requested by the Department of Social Services (DSS) to increase the capacity of fifteen remote and regional Communities for Children (CfC) service delivery agencies in remote and rural communities to use and generate evidence. Save the Children Kununurra is the Facilitating Partner of the East Kimberley CfC […]

Co-designing family violence prevention initiatives with marginalised communities

There is currently a limited evidence base for understanding the drivers of family violence in LGBTI communities. It is understood that LGBTI people experience family and intimate partner violence at the same, if not greater rates than their cisgender, heterosexual counterparts. Research also suggests that family violence against LGBTI people does not occur in a vacuum, but in the context of broader and deeply entrenched discrimination and abuse. In order […]

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