Enhancing service responses

We are progressing a range of initiatives, including establishing integrated service responses, to ensure survivors and people experiencing violence and their families across Queensland have access to the services they need to escape and not return to violence.

We recognise there are specific groups of people within the community who are more vulnerable to domestic and family violence (DFV) and may face additional challenges and barriers to seeking support and protection. We are committed to identifying and understanding their specific needs and challenges to ensure our communication, support services and responses are accessible and culturally appropriate.

We are also progressing initiatives and reforming systems to ensure people using violence receive appropriate sanctions and have access to culturally responsive assistance, education and tools to stop using violence.

Key initiatives include: