What's on?

Here's what is coming up. If you are at any of these events please come and say hello.

If you would like to request a Collective Shout representative at your next event head to our bookings page.

  • Thursday, September 07, 2017 at 07:30 PM · $25.00 AUD
    St David's Parkdale Uniting Church in Parkdale, Australia

    Living, working and raising children in a pornified world

    Melinda Tankard-Reist will be speaking on what you need to know about living, working & raising children in a pornified world.


    Melinda is an author, speaker, media commentator, blogger and advocate for women and girls. She is best known for her work addressing sexualisation, objectification, harms of pornography,  sexual exploitation, trafficking and violence against women.

    Melinda is co-founder of the grassroots campaigning movement, Collective Shout: for a world free of sexploitation, exposing corporations, advertisers and marketers who objectify women and sexualise girls to sell products and services. An ambassador for World Vision Australia, Compassion Australia and the Raise Foundation, Melinda is named in the Who’s Who of Australian Women and the World Who’s Who of Women.

    Melinda is author/editor of five books including Getting Real: Challenging the Sexualisation of Girls (Spinifex Press, 2009), now in its 9th printing, Big Porn Inc: Exposing the harms of the global pornography industry (Spinifex Press, 2011, co-edited with Dr Abigail Bray) and her new release Prostitution Narratives: Stories of survival in the sex trade. (Spinifex Press, 2016, co-edited with Dr Caroline Norma)

    An opinion writer, Melinda is also a regular on morning television and has appeared on ABC’s Q&A and The Gruen Sessions as well as many other TV and radio programs.

    For only $25 adults or $15 student concession purchase your tickets at the link provided. 

    Refreshments will be provided on the night.


  • Friday, September 08, 2017 at 10:00 AM
    Robert White Hall in Melbourne, Australia

    Women in the 21st Century


    Celebrating 130 years of WCTU Drug-free Lifestyles, Victoria. The keynote speaker will be Melinda Tankard Reist and there will also be a Q & A Panel including Bindi Cole Chocka, Emma Fu, Dr Rachel Carling-Jenkins and moderated by Sheila Byard OAM.


    Don't miss out on this interesting event at the Robert White Hall, 156 Collins Street, Melbourne at 10 am. 
    RSVP by August 26 by phoning 03 9791 8490 or filling out our online form.

  • Saturday, September 09, 2017 at 08:45 AM · $69.00 AUD
    Crossway Centre in Burwood East, Australia

    Resilient Kids Conference 2017



    Top experts speak on issues affecting children and teens.

    Topics include: tackling anxiety in young people, building resilience strategies in children and teenagers, helping our girls develop a healthy body image and much more.

    Melinda Tankard Reist, author, activist and founder of Collective Shout will be speaking on the sexualisation of children.

    This one day only conference is suited to parents of children and teenagers, Youth leaders, Chaplains, Teachers & Ed Support staff.

    Ticket prices are $69 per person. Please note: ***this ticket fee does not include food or drinks. A café is open on site and you are welcome to BYO food and drinks for the day.

    Please book your tickets direct via the Resilient kids conference web site here.


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