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Respond to the signs of domestic & family violence (DFV) to help those affected.

If you are in danger, call 000
Discover the right service for your situation.

Whether you are someone experiencing violence, someone who uses violence, a friend, a relative or a work colleague watching someone you care about be affected by this behaviour, there is a range of services available to help.

Select the options that best describe you

Domestic Violence Action Centre

The Domestic Violence Action Centre provides free and confidential services for people experiencing domestic, family, and sexual violence in our catchment areas within South East Queensland.

If you need support services call:

(07) 4642 1354

If you are seeking support for Men's Behaviour Intervention Group call:

(07) 4566 2635

Click the following link for a full list of DVAC contact information:

Lifeline Darling Downs

Our Mission - To strengthen and empower people to thrive, by engaging with our communities to promote and support social inclusion, healthy relationships and to support good mental health that reduces suicide rates in our region.

24-hour crisis line:

13 11 14

Non-urgent help:

1800 951 052

Click the following link for a full list of DVAC contact information:

DV Connect

We help Queenslanders find pathways to safety, away from domestic, family and sexual violence. We provide emergency transport and accommodation for your entire family including pets.

Womensline - 24/7

1800 811 811

Mensline - 9am-midnight 7 days

1800 600 636

Click the following link for a full list of DV Connect contact information:

1800 Respect

1800RESPECT is the national domestic, family and sexual violence counselling, information and support service.

Telephone & Online Counselling:


1800 737 732

Interpreter Service:

13 14 50

Click the following link for a full list of 1800RESPECT information:

Our Watch

Change the story is our evidence-based framework to guide a coordinated and effective national approach to preventing violence against women.

Contact Our Watch

Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Council

In 2013–14, more than 66,000 domestic and family violence (DFV) incidents were reported to the Queensland Police Service, and there were 17 homicides in 2012–13 related to DFV. To address these alarming statistics, the Queensland Government established an independent Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland (the Special Taskforce), chaired by the Honourable Quentin Bryce Ad CVO.

View an extensive list of services

Get Informed About This Issue


Learn about the forms of DFV

Domestic and family violence can take form in many various forms of behaviour from outward displays of assault to hidden means of coercion and control. 


Familiarising yourself with the signs and types of DFV will help you be able to Recognise, Respond, and Refer

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