Domestic Family Violence Resources

Resources produced by Queensland Churches Together

Resources for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based  Violence - 2023

Be a better bystander leaflet

Self Assessment Tool

Slogans for noticeboards

Inserts for bulletins and newsletters

Sermon Notes

Book - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Questions Women ask about relationships and Christian Belief

Book for clergy, pastoral carers and those seeking support in their family relationships. The book is available in both hard and soft copies (ebooks). Cost $5 plus postage. Books can be ordered through the QCT office or by completing an order form.

DFV Leaflet - Available in different Languages

Simple Chinese

Be-a-better Bystander leaflet

Leaflet can be printed - 3 leaflets per A4 sheet. Download here

Posters for toilet doors

Posters with phone numbers that can be displayed behind toilet doors

Poster 1

Poster 2

DFV Self-assessment tool for Churches

See where you are at as a church in terms of responding to and educating about Domestic Family Violence. Download assessment tool

DFV Resources for Worship services and small groups

Sermon notes for 16 days of Activism -2023

Advent Sermon Notes 2022

Domestic Family Violence (DFV) Resources

Christian DFV Websites

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

Faithful and Effective Information and resources from the Anglican Southern Qld Diocese. Includes links to the National Anglican Family Violence Project and a Bible study series.

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. English version of the pack can be downloaded here to download

Common Grace Domestic Family Violence webpage

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

Faith Trust Institute -Working together to end sexual and domestic violence - Multi faith, multi cultural organisation in the USA. Website contains blogs/articles and information on how Domestic Violence is viewed by different faiths

Anglican Communion Gender Justice Includes resources in multiple languages.

Christian DFV Articles/Books/Podcasts

Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Social Justice Statement 2022-23 - Respect: Confronting Violence and Abuse

Video: Interview with Angela Mayer of the Lutheran Church on how to support a friend or loved one experiencing Domestic Family Violence

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

Domestic Abuse and Covid 19 How churches can respond - Resource from the Anglican Communiion

Beyond Violence resource published by the Uniting Church in Australia

General DFV Websites

Queensland Government Domestic violence Portal

Commonwealth Bank Australia, in collaboration with Our Watch, have produced a set of video resources on understanding family violence; workplace responses to family violence; understanding and responding to employees who use violence and understanding financial abuse. Link to resources here

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

General DFV Articles/Stats/Information/Books/Podcasts

Domestic Violence National Plan 2022-2032 - National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children 2022-2032

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

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

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

Video: Domestic Violence Completely Destroyed Me - Channel 4 News UK 2012 - WARNING Viewers may find story distressing

Book - How to be an Ally, from the Safe and Together Institute

Report The Choice Violence or Poverty by Anne Summer released July 2022

Podcast by Jess Hill: The Trap A series of 9 podcasts seeking to answer questions of Why Domestic Abuse persists? Why do people become abusive? And What can we do to prevent Domestic Abuse?

CALD Resources

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

Refugee and Immigration Legal Services (RAILS)

Red Cross Family and Domestic Violence Financial Assistance Program - support for people on temporary visas who are experiencing Domestic and Family Violence

The Duluth Power and Control Wheel in different languages

Faith Trust Institute - Working together to end sexual and domestic violence - Multi faith, multi cultural organisation in the USA. Website contains blogs/articles and information on how Domestic Violence is viewed by different faiths

The Anglican Communion have produced "Domestic Abuse and Covid 19: How churches can respond" in multiple languages

Other Resources

Alternatives to Violence Project - Queensland




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