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Violence prevention

  • Domestic and family violence

    Information about domestic and family violence, including:

    • the signs and effects of domestic and family violence
    • supporting someone experiencing domestic and family violence
    • getting help for domestic and family violence
    • reporting abuse
    • young people experiencing domestic and family violence.

  • Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012

    Information about protection from domestic and family violence under the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012.

  • Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month

    Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month (DFVPM) is an annual event held each May to raise awareness of domestic and family violence in Queensland.

  • Make the call

    The Make the call campaign aims to prevent domestic and family violence and elder abuse by prompting friends, family members, neighbours and colleagues who suspect someone they know is being abused to Make the call for support, advice and referrals to prevent serious harm occurring.

  • Elder abuse

    Elder abuse is any act within a relationship of trust which harms an older person. Find out the signs of elder abuse and how to get advice and support if you are experiencing elder abuse, or if you know someone who may be experiencing elder abuse.

  • Domestic and family violence resources

    Publications and resources for domestic and family violence and elder abuse prevention.

In an emergency call 000.

For help and advice call:

DVConnect womensline
1800 811 811
24 hours, 7 days a week

DVConnect mensline
1800 600 636
9 am to midnight, 7 days a week

Kids Help Line
1800 55 1800
24 hours, 7 days a week

Find out more about where to get counselling, support and advice.