Resources

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

 

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

 

Services in Queensland

 

QLD REGION

SERVICE NAME

PHONE

National

1800Respect

National Sexual Assault and Domestic Family violence counselling service

1800 737 732

 

Statewide

DV Connect Women’s Line

www.dvconnect.org

1800 811 811

24 hours 7 Days

Statewide

DV Connect Men's Line

www.dvconnect.org

 1800 600 636

9am-12am    7 days

Brisbane

Immigrant Women's Support Service

 www.iwss.org.au

07 3846 3490 

Brisbane

Brisbane Domestic Violence Service

 www.bdvs.org.au

07 3217 2544

 

Ipswich

Toowoomba

DVAC – Domestic Violence Action Centre

www.dvac.org.au

07 3816 3000

Gold Coast

Domestic Violence Prevention Centre

www.domesticviolence.com.au

Gold Coast

07 5532 9000

Beenleigh

07 3807 9922

Moreton Bay

Centre against Domestic Abuse Inc. (Moreton Bay)

www.cada.org.au/

07 5498 9533

 

Maroochydore

SCOPE|Suncoast Cooloola Outreach Education Centre www.scopedv.org

07 5430 9300

 

Gympie

Gympie Region Domestic and Family Violence Service

07 5413 8088

 

Bundaberg & North Burnett

Edon Place Domestic and Family Violence Centre

www.edonplace.org.au

07 4153 4596

Gladstone

Women’s Health Centre

www.gladstonewomenshealth.org.au

07 4979 1456

Mackay

Domestic Violence Service Mackay

07 4957 3888

Cairns

Cairns Domestic Violence Service

www.dvcairns.org/

07 4033 6100

 

North Qld

North Queensland Domestic Violence Resource Service www.nqdvrs.org.au

Mount Isa:

07 4743 0946 

Townsville:

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

www.betterrelationships.org.au   

 

Centacare Family and Relationship Services (Catholic Church)  1300 236 822    Fortitude Valley  www.centacarebrisbane.net.au  

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 Community (Uniting Church)

www.unitingcareqld.com.au

Counselling for individuals and couples; support groups for victims; domestic violence groups for men.

 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

 

Carinity Communities (Baptist)

www.carinity.org.au

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.    www.carinity.org.au

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

 

Elder Abuse Prevention Unit 9am to 5pm 1300 651192

www.eapu.com.au

 

LIFELINES Australia wide number is 13 11 14

 

Services in Other States



STATE

SERVICE NAME

PHONE

National

1800RESPECT – National Sexual Assault Domestic & Family Violence Counselling Service www.1800respect.org.au

1800 737 732

National

Relationships Australia www.relationships.org.au

1300 364 277

 

National

Mensline Australia www.mensline.org.au

1300 789 978

 

ACT

Domestic Violence Crisis Service www.dvcs.org.au

02  6280 0900

ACT

CANBERRA RAPE CRISIS CENTRE www.crcc.org.au

02  6247 2525

 

SA

Women’s Safety Services SA

www.womenssafetyservices.com.au

1800 800 098

NT

Dawn House Domestic Violence Shelter www.dawnhouse.org.au

08  8945 1388

 

TAS

Family Violence Response and Referral Line

1800 633 937

 

VIC

Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria www.dvrcv.org.au

03  8346 5200

 

WA

Women’s Council for Domestic & Family Violence www.womenscouncil.com.au

08 9420 7264

 

VIC

safe steps Family Violence Response Centre www.safesteps.org.au

1800 015 188

 

NSW

Domestic Violence Line

1800 65 6463

 

 

 

 

 

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