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Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors - Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women

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Violence prevention

  • 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 reform

    In response to the landmark report of the Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland, 'Not Now, Not Ever', the Queensland Government is implementing a 10-year reform program to eliminate domestic and family violence in our community.

  • Not Now, Not Ever

    Many Queenslanders are taking up the Not Now, Not Ever challenge to put an end to domestic and family violence. How will you take up the challenge?

  • 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

    Find resources about domestic and family violence and elder abuse prevention, including brochures, fact sheets and research, as well as practice standards and principles.

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.

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