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End Domestic and Family Violence

Take up the Not Now, Not Ever challenge

All over Queensland, people are taking up the challenge to put an end to domestic and family violence. See what others have done and share how you're taking up the challenge. 

Applying for a protection order made easier

A new, step-by-step online form which guides people through the process of applying for a domestic violence protection order is now available.

Videos on court processes for domestic and family violence matters

This series of six short videos explains how the court makes, and deals with, domestic violence orders. The videos are also available in Auslan, Arabic, Mandarin, Persian/Farsi, Spanish, Thai and Vietnamese.

Making a difference

Our reform journey video series showcases key initiatives underway as we work towards ending domestic and family violence, while sharing the stories of real Queenslanders who have experienced violence and those who work tirelessly to protect and support survivors to rebuild their lives.

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.

Our progress to end domestic and family violence in Queensland

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)

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