End Domestic and Family Violence - Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (Queensland Government)

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End Domestic and Family Violence

Domestic and Family Violence Media Guide

A new resource to support media professionals in reporting on domestic and family violence in Queensland.

Stop the Hurting – End Domestic Violence

A campaign created by youth for youth (12 to 17 years) provides an opportunity for Queensland teens to have their say and take a stand against domestic and family violence.

Our way to improve outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

The Queensland Government in partnership with community organisations has released a strategy and action plan outlining how we will work differently together to improve life opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.

Engagement and communication strategy

The strategy that sets a 10-year framework for creating cultural change to end domestic and family violence in Queensland.

Domestic and family violence legislative changes commence

Changes to the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act from 30 May will mean greater protection for victims and their children. The changes strengthen police and justice responses, and allow for improved information sharing between government and non-government organisations.

Workplace approach to employees who use or may use violence and abuse: a resource for Queensland workplaces

Key workforce partners and Queensland's Public Service Commission are working together to strengthen workplaces' response to employees who use or may use violence and abuse.

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.

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.

 

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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