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Reform Oriented

About us

RASARA is an independent, not-for-profit charitable organisation established to develop and evidence base for addressing sexual violence accross Australia and to advocate for best practice community and legal responses to rape and sexual assault. We are the first and only national and independant charity with an exclusive focus on sexual violence and are committed to centreing survivor voices and experiences in our work.
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Latest News

QLRC’s draft bill to reform consent and mistake of fact. Our response.

Rape & Sexual Assault Research & Advocacy and Women’s Legal Service Queensland have responded to the QLRC’s draft bill to reform consent and mistake of fact.

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Queensland Law Reform Commission fails to make substantive recommendations to improve rape law.

The Queensland Law Reform Commission has released a report following a 10-month review into consent and mistake of fact in sexual offences. The report makes a mere 5 recommendations - all of which fail to address the concerns raised by survivors during consultations.

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Review of justice responses to sexual violence announced in Victoria

The Victorian Law Reform Commission has announced a review of the justice system’s response to sexual violence. The review was announced a week prior to the High Court decision in the Pell case and follows the launch of Rape and Sexual Assault Research and Advocacy at a public seminar jointly hosted by Swinburne and Monash Law Schools.

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Meet the team

Dr. Rachael Burgin

Chief Executive Officer
Rachael is the CEO of Rape and Sexual Assault Research and Advocacy
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Prof. Jonathan Crowe

Director of Research
Jonathan Crowe is a Co-Director of Research at Rape and Sexual Assault Research and Advocacy.
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Michael Bradley

Chair
Michael is the Chair of Rape and Sexual Assault Research and Advocacy
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Saxon Mullins

Director of Advocacy
Saxon Mullins is Director of Advocacy at Rape and Sexual Assault Research and Advocacy.
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Katrina Marson

Primary Prevention Lead
Katrina is the Primary Prevention Lead at Rape and Sexual Assault Research and Advocacy
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Nina Funnell

Board Member
Nina is a Board Member at Rape and Sexual Assault Research and Advocacy
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