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'Victims gradually lose their ability to make independent decisions and exercise informed consent.'
- Dr Margaret Singer


Cults in Australia:
Facing the Realities

CIFS National Conference

Parliament House Canberra
Wednesday 2nd November 2011 from 9.00am to 4.00pm

Guest Speakers will include:

M.Georges Fenech,
President of MIVILUDES, France

The Inter-Ministerial Mission for Monitoring and Combating Cultic Deviances

Mr Tom Sackville,
President of FECRIS

The European Federation of Centres of Research and Information on sects or cults

"Cults in Australia: Facing the Realities" will be jointly hosted by Queensland Liberal Senator Sue Boyce and South Australian Independent Senator Nick Xenophon.


Cult Information and Family Support (CIFS) Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland invites you to attend this national conference to be held in Parliament House Canberra.

The focus of this conference is to recommend safeguards against the serious harm caused by destructive cults in Australia.

Topics include measures taken by other countries to protect their citizens from destructive cults, along with seeking to identify the political, legal and educational strategies needed to address this major problem in this country.

Information Downloads:
Brochure   **Updated 27-Oct-2011

Conference Report and Video


Next CIFS Conference:

Parliament House Brisbane March 2012

National Conference at Parliament House, Brisbane
The Trauma of
Psychological Manipulation:
Recognition of and Responses to
Victims and Survivors of
Destructive Groups and Cults


      Friday 9th March
      & Saturday 10th March, 2012
      Hosted by CIFS Qld.

Details here.

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