Taking action to end domestic and family violence in Queensland

In partnership with non-government organisations, business and the community, we are taking action to achieve our vision of a Queensland free from domestic and family violence.

Making a difference

These videos provide a snapshot of the progress made so far in our journey to end domestic and family violence. They share the stories of real Queenslanders who have experienced the cycle of abuse, as well as those who work tirelessly behind the scenes to protect and support survivors to rebuild their lives.

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Improving home security and safety for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women — Tender open

Suitably qualified individuals or organisations are invited to tender for an action research project to identify home security options, strategies and solutions to improve the safety of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women impacted by domestic and family violence living in remote Queensland.

New support services for north west Queensland families experiencing violence

From March 2017, new domestic and family violence support services will be available in the Mount Isa/Gulf region. The services are part of the Mount Isa/Gulf domestic and family violence integrated response trial and will work closely with local family support services to ensure people get the support they need to be safe.

 

Release of the Second Action Plan 2016-17 to 2018-19

The Second Action Plan of the Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Strategy builds upon the strong foundation laid in the First Action Plan and will transform the way we work together to better protect victims and hold perpetrators to account.

Proudly working with White Ribbon to create safer workplaces

Queensland Government agencies are taking active steps to prevent and respond to violence against women by working towards becoming accredited White Ribbon Workplaces.

Domestic and Family Violence Implementation Council delivers its first six-month report

Highlighting the key achievements and progress made on implementing the Not Now, Not Ever report recommendations.

Almost $200m to address domestic and family violence

The Queensland Government is committed to reducing the devastating effects of domestic and family violence and will invest $198.2 million over 5 years to address this problem.

Where to get help

If you are in immediate danger, phone the police on Triple Zero (000).

For help and advice, call:

  • DVConnect Womensline
    1800 811 811
    24 hours, 7 days a week
  • DVConnect Mensline
    1800 600 636
    9am to 12 midnight, 7 days a week
  • Sexual Assault Helpline
    1800 010 120
    7.30am to 11.30pm, 7 days a week
  • Elder Abuse Helpline
    1300 651 192
    9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

More domestic and family violence services

More women's support services 

Download the Resource pack - Domestic and family violence referral references (PDF, 368 KB)

Is your feedback

Please submit your comments on the department's Compliments and Complaints section.

Please submit your comments on the Queensland Government website Contacts form.