Liz and Tamara will explain how the harms of pornography on children and young people are being addressed in Australia, and provide attendees with actionable ways to be involved in creating solutions.
Liz Walker is an accredited sexuality educator, speaker, author and Chair of eChildhood. Liz regularly provides consultancy to government, non-profit, and professional organizations, including through her role as Director of Health Education for Culture Reframed. Tamara Newlands is a sexuality educator, speaker, human development expert, consultant, and Executive Director of eChildhood.
presented by Letitia Shelton from A City Free From Porn
In the city of Toowoomba a group of people, along with their Mayor Paul Antonio, have started a campaign called ‘A City Free from Porn’. It is very much about educating and raising awareness in their city around the harms of pornography. Hear their journey from founder Letitia Shelton, what they have done so far and some of the strategies and tools they are using.
presented by Amanda McKay from Herspace
Amanda will present a session that brings personal stories of the impact of HerSpace support in the lives of survivors of sexual exploitation, along with information on the innovative, best-practice, trauma-informed mental health approaches that HerSpace Counsellors utilise in sessions. Amanda has over 9 years’ experience conducting 1:1, couples and family therapy sessions and 15 years facilitating Art Therapy Workshops.
presented by Jason Huxley from Go for Greatness
What makes porn so alluring? Can people really get hooked? What does the science say and how can we help people quit it for good. Jason Huxley founded Go For Greatness in 2012 with a focus of being a positive portal of help and support to those affected by pornography. As a former addict who used to spend up to 8 hours a day watching porn, Jason has plenty of insight into the implications it has on relationships and marriages. Jason has spoken out about pornography on TV and radio in Australia, America and the UK.