Every Queenslander has the right to feel safe, and be safe, especially in their home. Domestic, family and sexual violence are violations of this basic human right.
In response to the landmark report of the Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland, Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland, the Queensland Government is implementing a 10-year reform program to eliminate domestic and family violence in our community.
All 140 recommendations from the Not Now, Not Ever report have been delivered.
The Queensland Government is also committed to providing a strong, cohesive and evidence-based approach to preventing and responding to sexual violence in Queensland.
Information about protection from domestic and family violence under the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012.
The Queensland Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Strategy 2016-26 sets the direction for collaborative action to end domestic and family violence in Queensland, encouraging partnerships between the government, community and business.
The Queensland Government has outlined a 10-year program to end domestic and family violence.
Look at the suitability assessment guide and other guidelines for self-funded domestic and family violence refuges.
This grants program provided one-off grants to support domestic and family violence services to respond to the challenges and additional complexities posed by COVID-19.
All facets of the Queensland community have a role to play in addressing domestic and family violence in Queensland. Find out what you can do as an individual, or in your workplace or local community, to get involved and say Not now, not ever. Together.
Information and resources for organisations providing services to people impacted by domestic, family and sexual violence including victims and perpetrators.