Queensland Government Domestic violence Portal

Hidden Hurts, Healing Hearts Domestic violence web page of the Lutheran Church Australia. Contains lots of personal stories and the Domestic Violence Handbook for Pastoral Workers

Domestic Violence Handbook for Clergy and Pastoral Workers - Published in South Australia in 2010.  Contains invaluable information for Churches on how to react to Domestic Abuse, including What Not to Do.  All the contacts relate to South Australia.

For Statistics on Domestic Family Violence:  "Family Domestic and Sexual Violence in Australia: continuing the national story 2019 In brief" produced by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)  Link here

Restored Relationships, based in the UK, is an international Christian alliance working to transform relationships and end violence against women.  They have produced a resource "Ending Domestic Abuse: A Pack for churches"  The pack is available in multiple languages- More information here

Immigrant Women's Support services has leaflets and information in different languages

Julia Baird article published by the ABC: Domestic Violence in the Church: When women are believed change will happen

ABC article:  How the Church can do better by Domestic Violence victims

Common Grace Domestic Family Violence webpage

Online Safety and Abuse: E Safety What is On Line Abuse

E Safety Red flags - Are you at Risk? 

Australian Bankers Association Industry Guidelines: Financial Abuse and Family domestic violence policies - The guidelines give a good explanation of financial abuse

Family Violence Law Help

Alternatives to Violence Project -Queensland

A Catholic response to Domestic Violence - Resources produced by the Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay

Creative Spirits website for information on Domestic Family Violence for Aboriginal people

On the way Podcast Oct 2019 -Interview with Jess Hill on Power, Control and Domestic Abuse


Services in Queensland







National Sexual Assault and Domestic Family violence counselling service

1800 737 732



DV Connect Women’s Line

1800 811 811

24 hours 7 Days


DV Connect Men's Line

 1800 600 636

9am-12am    7 days


Immigrant Women's Support Service

07 3846 3490 


Brisbane Domestic Violence Service

07 3217 2544




DVAC – Domestic Violence Action Centre

07 3816 3000

Gold Coast

Domestic Violence Prevention Centre

Gold Coast

07 5532 9000


07 3807 9922

Moreton Bay

Centre against Domestic Abuse Inc. (Moreton Bay)

07 5498 9533



SCOPE|Suncoast Cooloola Outreach Education Centre

07 5430 9300



Gympie Region Domestic and Family Violence Service

07 5413 8088


Bundaberg & North Burnett

Edon Place Domestic and Family Violence Centre

07 4153 4596


Women’s Health Centre

07 4979 1456


Domestic Violence Service Mackay

07 4957 3888


Cairns Domestic Violence Service

07 4033 6100


North Qld

North Queensland Domestic Violence Resource Service

Mount Isa:

07 4743 0946 


07 4721 2888


Indigenous Family and Child Support Service

07  3029 6566 - Annerley Road

07  3240 8940 - Logan


Women’s Legal Service

07 3392 0670 

Information and referral service for women including information on the Domestic Violence (Family Protection) Act.

Women’s Domestic Violence Court Assistance Service

07 3238 3562 or 07 3247 5437


Personal Counselling & Groups for Men, Women & Children

 Anglicare (Better Relationships)

1300 114 397   


Centacare Family and Relationship Services (Catholic Church)  1300 236 822    Fortitude Valley  

Offering confidential counselling to women & children. 

Brisbane Metropolitan & North coast

58 Morgan St, Fortitude Valley  Tel. 07 3251 5000  

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Gold Coast Region

50 Fairview Dr, Clear Island Waters.  Tel. 07 5527 7211

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South Burnett Region

15 Albert St, Kingaroy   Tel. 07 4162 5439

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UnitingCare (Uniting Church)  07 3253 4000

UnitingCare is committed to addressing Domestic and Family Violence and offers the following behaviour changes for men:

  • Men stopping violence program:  Ipswich and West Moreton 07 3816 9623   Mackay 1300 096 203
  • Men choosing change (including walking with Dads program:  
    • Maroochydore and Gympie  07 5452 9797
    • Caboolture and Moreton Bay  07 5428 4200
    • Hervey Bay and Maryborough  07 4191 3100

UnitingCare offers crisis Domestic and Family Violence accommodation and support services for women and children in Southeast and Central Queensland.  Please contact DV Connect on 1800 811 811 as your first port of call

UnitingCare has a range of counselling services across the state to support people who have experienced Domestic and Family Violence

  • Sunshine Coast Integrated Family Response Service   07 5452 9297
  • Family & Individual Counselling: Ipswich    07 3816 9623
  • Child, Adolescent & Family Counselling, Cairns   07 4032 6800
  • Specialised Family Violence Service: Hervey Bay, Kingaroy & Maryborough.  Tel. 07 4191 3100

Elder Abuse Prevention Unit is a first port of call for support, referrals and information about elder abuse

Lifeline Crisis Support (24 hour)  13 11 14


Carinity Communities (Baptist)

Counselling services for people affected by Domestic Violence

 Talera (Greenslopes)

07 3397 7287   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Counselling and groups for children, teenagers and their families affected by family violence.


Elder Abuse Prevention Unit 9am to 5pm 1300 651192


LIFELINES Australia wide number is 13 11 14


Services in Other States





1800RESPECT – National Sexual Assault Domestic & Family Violence Counselling Service

1800 737 732


Relationships Australia

1300 364 277



Mensline Australia

1300 789 978



Domestic Violence Crisis Service

02  6280 0900



02  6247 2525



Women’s Safety Services SA

1800 800 098


Dawn House Domestic Violence Shelter

08  8945 1388



Family Violence Response and Referral Line

1800 633 937



Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria

03  8346 5200



Women’s Council for Domestic & Family Violence

08 9420 7264



safe steps Family Violence Response Centre

1800 015 188



Domestic Violence Line

1800 65 6463






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