QLD Police
Emergency: 000
Police Link: 131 444
Crime Stoppers: 1300 333 000

DV Connect
Queensland Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7
1800 811 811

1800 Respect – 24/7
1800 737 732

Lifeline
13 11 14

Homeless Hotline (HPIQ) – 24/7
1800 47 47 53 (1800 HPIQLD)

Statewide Sexual Assault Helpline
1800 010 120

Headspace
1800 650 890

Kids Helpline
1800 55 1800

MensLine Australia
1300 789 978

Gold Coast Centre Against Sexual Violence
07 5591 1164

13 HEALTH
13 43 25 84


Abuse, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault

1800 Respect
https://www.1800respect.org.au

Australian Human Rights Commission: Why is domestic violence and human rights issue?
https://www.humanrights.gov.au/our-work/family-and-domestic-violence/why-domestic-violence-human-rights-issue

Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety Limited (ANROWS)
http://anrows.org.au

Domestic Violence Crisis Centre
https://dvcs.org.au

Domestic Violence Prevention Centre
http://www.domesticviolence.com.au/

DV Connect
http://www.dvconnect.org

Our Watch: End Violence Against Women and their Children
http://www.ourwatch.org.au

QLD Government
https://www.health.qld.gov.au/sexualassault/

Queensland Government: Support for victims of crime
https://www.qld.gov.au/law/crime-and-police/victims-and-witnesses-of-crime/support-for-victims-of-crime/

Safety Planning
https://www.1800respect.org.au/get-help/staying-safe-understanding-safety-planning/

Sexual Assault | Help, assistance & contacts
https://www.health.qld.gov.au/sexualassault/html/contact.asp

Supporting a friend
https://www.1800respect.org.au/support/#link0

Violence, Harassment and Bullying
http://bullying.humanrights.gov.au


Assistance: Financial, Food

The Exodus Foundation
http://www.exodusfoundation.org.au

Department of Human Services
https://www.humanservices.gov.au


Children and Youth

Bravehearts
https://bravehearts.org.au

Centre Against Sexual Violence (Logan)
http://www.casv.org.au

Child Safety
https://www.communities.qld.gov.au/childsafety

Kids Helpline
http://www.kidshelp.com.au/


Drug, Alcohol and Gambling

Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS)
http://www.health.gov.au/internet/drugs/publishing.nsf/

Counselling Online: Free drug & Alcohol Counselling 24/7
http://www.counsellingonline.org.au

Gambling Help Online
http://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au

On Track
https://www.ontrack.org.au/web/ontrack



Homelessness

Australian Human Rights Commission: Housing, homelessness and human rights
https://www.humanrights.gov.au/our-work/rights-and-freedoms/projects/housing-homelessness-and-human-rights

Homeless Hotline (HPIQ)
www.qld.gov.au/homelesshotline

Rosies Friends on the Street
http://rosies.org.au

Streetsmart: Action Against Homelessness
http://streetsmartaustralia.org

The Uniting Church: Understanding Homelessness
http://ucaqld.com.au/social-responsibility/housing-and-homelessness/


Legal Services

Legal Aid QLD
http://www.legalaid.qld.gov.au/Home

LGBTI Legal Service Inc
http://www.lgbtilegalservice.org

Women’s Legal Service Queensland
https://www.wlsq.org.au


Multicultural assistance

Harmony Place – Multicultural Mental Health & Wellbeing
http://www.harmonyplace.org.au/default.asp?contentID=616

Immigrant Women’s Support Services
http://www.iwss.org.au

In touch Multicultural Centre against family violence
http://intouch.asn.au/

Migrant Women’s Support Service
http://www.migrantwomensservices.com.au/

Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health
http://www.mcwh.com.au/

Murrigunyah Family and Cultural Healing Centre (Logan)
http://www.murrigunyah.org.au

Queensland Transcultural Mental Health Centre
https://www.health.qld.gov.au/metrosouthmentalhealth/qtmhc/


Other important organisations

MensLine Australia
http://www.mensline.org.au/


You can help


My Friends' Place School Fundraising Ideas

Download the My Friends’ Place School Fundraising Ideas PDF
http://www.myfriendsplace.com.au/MyFriendsPlace-SchoolFundraisingIdeas.pdf


Australian Human Rights Commission

Australian Human Rights Commission: Ending family violence and abuse in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
https://www.humanrights.gov.au/sites/default/files/content/pdf/social_justice/family_violence2006


Government – publications, plans and policies

NOT NOW, NOT EVER: Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland
https://www.qld.gov.au/community/documents/getting-support-health-social-issue/dfv-report-vol-one.pdf

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet – Domestic and Family Violence Policy
http://www.apsc.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/80954/domestic-family-violence-policy.pdf

National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children 2010-2022
https://www.dss.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/08_2014/national_plan1.pdf

National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children 2010-2022: Progress Report to the Council of Australian Governments 2010-2012
https://www.dss.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/05_2013/final_edited_report_edit.pdf

Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services: Definition of Domestic Violence
https://publications.qld.gov.au/storage/f/2014-09-15T00%3A54%3A26.161Z/definition-of-domestic-violence.pdf

Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services: Naming Children on Orders
https://publications.qld.gov.au/storage/f/2014-09-15T01%3A25%3A24.335Z/naming-children-on-orders.pdf

Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services: Police Powers
https://publications.qld.gov.au/storage/f/2014-09-15T01%3A22%3A11.674Z/police-powers.pdf

Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services: Powers of the Childrens Court
https://publications.qld.gov.au/storage/f/2014-09-15T01%3A23%3A12.331Z/powers-of-the-childrens-court.pdf

Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services: Help card – It’s your right to feel safe
https://publications.qld.gov.au/storage/f/2014-09-15T01%3A15%3A55.955Z/victim-helpcard.pdf

Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services: Stopping abuse and violence
https://publications.qld.gov.au/storage/f/2014-09-15T01%3A14%3A41.640Z/stopping-abuse-and-violence.pdf

Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services: Increasing your safety
https://publications.qld.gov.au/storage/f/2014-09-15T01%3A10%3A25.030Z/increasing-your-safety.pdf

The National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010 – 2022
https://www.dss.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/08_2014/national_plan1.pdf

Practice Standards for Working with Women Affected by Family and Domestic Violence
https://www.communities.qld.gov.au/resources/communityservices/violenceprevention/practice-standards.pdf




Research and Statistics

2012 ABS Personal Safety Survey and Australian Institute of Criminology: Violence against women: Key Statistics
http://media.aomx.com/anrows.org.au/s3fs-public/Key%20statistics%20-%20all.pdf

Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS): Media representations of violence against women and their children: Key findings and future directions
http://media.aomx.com/anrows.org.au/C4_2%202_Media.pdf