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Stand Up to Abuse and Injustice

Intervention skills for making a difference

Would you know what to do if you saw someone being threatened? Is it up to you to act if a vulnerable person is in danger? Whose job is it to prevent bullying and harassment or predatory behaviour? Anyone can find themselves as a bystander, witnessing an act of discrimination, injustice, threatening behaviour, bullying, harassment, abuse or other unacceptable behaviour.

Knowing how to intervene in a case of danger or injustice is a core life skill which can often protect the vulnerable and prevent serious harm.

“The Bystander Effect” was named following the murder of Kitty Genovese, when it was reported that dozens of bystanders heard the attack and did nothing.

You can make a different choice.

This crucial course will teach you the practical steps any bystander can take to reduce risk and make a difference in the moment, in either a personal or professional context.

Content covered includes:

  • Bearing witness: the power of presence
  • Evaluating the situation
  • Signs that help is needed
  • Safe interventions
  • Privacy vs Everyone’s Business
  • The art of redirection
  • The courage to speak up
  • Engaging nearby support
  • What can I do legally?
  • Offering protection and assistance

This course includes

  • Engaging, up-to-date materials.
  • Take-home reference package and free online resources.
  • All day catering and beverages - with dietary needs catered for.
  • Certificate of attendance.


The Hub
1 Starling St,
Hamilton Hill
WA 6163

Located on Dixon Reserve, adjacent to the Wally Hagan Basketball Stadium.

The venue is wheelchair accessible including toilets, but please contact us if you have any particular needs we can assist with.


We offer a small number of scholarships to those who would otherwise be unable to afford to attend.

Scholarship recipients pay a nominal fee of $35 toward catering and materials.

Click here to apply.


Standard | $285
Corporate and Government

Non-Profit/ Individuals | $185
Staff of non-profit organisations, micro-businesses with less than 5 staff and self-funded waged individuals

Concession | $125
Concession Card Holders paying as individuals

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