National Resources

  1. 1-800-Respect 
    1800RESPECT.org.au
  2. Men’s Referral Service: for men who want help to stop using violent and controlling behaviour. 
    1300 766 491 
    mrs.org.au 
  3. Lifeline: For support and information about suicide prevention 
    13 11 14 
    Lifeline.org.au 
  4. Daisy app developed by 1800RESPECT.  This app provides information about support  services in your local area.  It is available for download from Android and iOS devices.  Visit  https://www.1800respect.org.au/daisy for more information.
  5. Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800, Anytime. Any Reason. 
  1. DV Alert: Domestic and Family Violence Response Training (DV-alert) is designed to build capacity in frontline workers within universal services for whom family violence is not a core  function of their role.  There are a variety of options to choose from including eLearning  courses, face-to-face, awareness sessions, 1-day trainings, 2-day trainings, and virtual trainings.
    Visit https://www.dvalert.org.au for more information
  1. Australian Government, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet:National Action Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children 2010-2022 
    https://www.pmc.gov.au/office-women/womens-safety/national-plan-reduce-violence-against-women-and-their-children-2010-2022
  2. Domestic Violence Safety Assessment Tool:
    http://www.domesticviolence.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/file/0020/301178/DVSAT.pdf 
  3. More than Skin Deep:Tool to help you recognise and respond to DFV
    https://morethanskindeep.org.au/ 
  4. Our Watch:A not-for-profit organisation looking to drive cultural change to prevent  violence against women and their children.
    https://www.ourwatch.org.au/ 
  5. Parliament of Australia:Domestic Violence in Australia – An Overview of the Issues  https://www.aph.gov.au/about_parliament/parliamentary_departments/parliamentary_library/publications_archive/archive/domviolence
  6. Personal Safety Planning Template: A sample tool used by professionals to help a victim of abuse plan for personal safety http://www.dcp.wa.gov.au/CrisisAndEmergency/FDV/Documents/2015/PracticeTool4Personalsafetyplantemplate.pdf 

National Translating and Interpreting Services: https://www.tisnational.gov.au/.  Access a range of services for non-English speakers including phone interpreting (131 450), pre-booked phone interpreting, on-site interpreting, and telehealth video interpreting.

Resources by State and Territory

Hotlines

  • Sexual Assault Helpline – 1800 010 120
  • DVConnect Womensline – 1800 811 811
  • DVConnect Mensline – 1800 600 636
  • Legal Aid – 1300 65 11 88 https://www.legalaid.qld.gov.au/Home

Community Services

Mandatory Reporting Information

If children under 16 years are being exposed to domestic violence and you are a mandatory reporter then you have an obligation to complete the Mandatory Reporters Guide (MRG):

Safe Church Information

Healthy Relationship Resources

Hotlines

NSW Domestic Violence Line: 1800 65 64 63 
The NSW Domestic Line provides counselling and referrals to women experiencing domestic and family violence. 

  • NSW Rape Crisis Centre (sexual assault counselling and information) – 1800 424 017
  • Child Protection Helpline – 13 21 11
  • Legal Aid NSW – https://www.legalaid.nsw.gov.au/ LawAccess NSW – 1300 888 529

Community Services

Mandatory Reporting Information

If children under 16 years are being exposed to domestic violence and you are a mandatory reporter then you have an obligation to complete the Mandatory Reporters Guide (MRG): 

Safe Church Information

Baptist Association NSW & ACT

Healthy Relationship Resources

Community Services

  • Domestic and Family Violence Services through BaptistCare NSW & ACT:  https://baptistcare.org.au/domestic-and-family-violence BaptistCare NSW & ACT provides Women’s Counselling and support groups, Children and Adolescent support groups, Men’s Behavioural Change programs, Family Relationship Services, Not in My House Training Resource, Tara’s Angels: Post-Crisis support service for women based in the ACT 

Mandatory Reporting Information

If children under 16 years are being exposed to domestic violence and you are a mandatory reporter then you have an obligation to complete the Mandatory Reporters Guide (MRG): 

Safe Church Information

Baptist Association NSW & ACT

Healthy Relationship Resources

Hotlines

Community Services

Mandatory Reporting Information

If children under 16 years are being exposed to domestic violence and you are a mandatory reporter then you have an obligation to complete the Mandatory Reporters Guide (MRG): 

Safe Church Information

Baptist Union Victoria

Healthy Relationship Resources

Hotlines

Community Services

Mandatory Reporting Information

If children under 16 years are being exposed to domestic violence and you are a mandatory reporter then you have an obligation to complete the Mandatory Reporters Guide (MRG): 

Safe Church Information

Healthy Relationship Resources

Hotlines

Community Services

Mandatory Reporting Information

If children under 16 years are being exposed to domestic violence and you are a mandatory reporter then you have an obligation to complete the Mandatory Reporters Guide (MRG): 

Safe Church Information

Baptist Churches South Australia

Healthy Relationship Resources

Community Services

Mandatory Reporting Information

If children under 16 years are being exposed to domestic violence and you are a mandatory reporter then you have an obligation to complete the Mandatory Reporters Guide (MRG): 

Safe Church Information

Baptist Churches of the NT

  • Child Protection: https://www.ntbaptist.org.au/child-protection/

Healthy Relationship Resources

Hotlines

Community Services

Mandatory Reporting Information

If children under 16 years are being exposed to domestic violence and you are a mandatory reporter then you have an obligation to complete the Mandatory Reporters Guide (MRG): 

Safe Church Information

Baptist Churches Western Australia

Healthy Relationship Resources