We are here to make Australia safe for everyone.
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.
February 10, 2021
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.
February 10, 2021
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.
April 7, 2020
Pell to walk free after Australia court quashes convictions
Dr Rachael Burgin spoke to Al Jazeera about the impact of the recent High Court decision in the Pell case on survivors of sexual abuse.
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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
Prof. Jonathan Crowe
Director of Research
Jonathan Crowe is a Co-Director of Research at Rape and Sexual Assault Research and Advocacy.
Michael is the Chair of Rape and Sexual Assault Research and Advocacy
Director of Advocacy
Saxon Mullins is Director of Advocacy at Rape and Sexual Assault Research and Advocacy.
Primary Prevention Lead
Katrina is the Primary Prevention Lead at Rape and Sexual Assault Research and Advocacy
Nina is a Board Member at Rape and Sexual Assault Research and Advocacy
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