Issue 12

  • End domestic and family violence

    Queensland Government newsletter Issue 12 2018

  • Sexual violence response

    The Queensland Government recently announced it is investing an additional $12 million over four years to prevent and respond to sexual violence across the state.

  • There's no excuse for elder abuse

    The Queensland Government wants all Queenslanders to know there’s no excuse for elder abuse.

  • Domestic Violence Action Centre: Like a Girl calendar

    During Queensland Women’s Week earlier this year, the Domestic Violence Action Centre worked with young girls from Ipswich to put together a calendar celebrating their health and well-being. The photos challenged negative stereotypes about girls to promote gender equality and show how awesome young girls are at sport!

  • QCAT and LawRight: helping vulnerable domestic violence victims

    A new legal service is available at the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) for people impacted by domestic and family violence. The service is operated by LawRight, an independent community-based organisation that coordinates pro bono legal services for Queenslanders who cannot afford private representation, and will provide advice, representation and a drop-in service.

  • Gold Coast Community Legal Centre (GCCLC) receives award

    The Gold Coast Community Legal Centre (GCCLC) was recently awarded for its Mobile Services in Safe Locations program that provides specialist domestic and family violence legal services at locations where victims feel safe.

  • End domestic and family violence

    Queensland Government newsletter Issue 11 2018

  • Remote journey provides insight

    A law student with a passion for working in the domestic and family violence sector, landed the opportunity of a lifetime last month.

  • Brisbane Lions say no to domestic and family violence

    The Brisbane Lions partnered with the department for Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month.

  • Death Review and Advisory Board forum

    This was the first public forum of its kind in Australia where attendees had the opportunity to unpack findings from a domestic and family violence death review process, directly with Board members.

  • Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month

    More than 70 activities were promoted on the department's online calendar of events to help promote Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month.