Support and resources

If you are in immediate danger please call 000 for Police and Ambulance assistance.

For employees

General enquiries
1800RESPECT 1800 737 732                                                                       

A free national sexual assault, family and domestic
violence counselling service for any Australian. Open 24/7

Women experiencing domestic and family violence
DV Connect Women's Line 1800 811 811

Information, referral and counselling for women
affected by domestic violence. Includes referral to
crisis accommodation. Open 24/7

Working Women’s rights

Working women

1800 621 458

A free, confidential & supportive service to help
vulnerable women with work-related matters


Mon - Tues: 9am-1pm
Fri: 9am- 4pm

Men who experience or use violence  
DV Connect Men’s Line 1800 600 636  

Information, advice and counselling for men
experiencing or using domestic and family violence.

Men’s Referral Service 1300 766 491 They can support you if you are using violence. Open 24/7

Men’s behavioural change programs QLD

1300 789 978            Men’s line has a list of state-based programs. Open 24/7


DV Connect list of support services


In addition to those services listed above, there is a
list of support services that directly assist LGBTQI+.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People  
Community support services    A list of local community support.
Mental health and personal crisis support  
Lifeline 13 11 14

Short-term support for people who are feeling overwhelmed or having difficulty coping or staying safe.
confidential one-to-one support with a trained Lifeline telephone crisis supporter. Open 24/7

Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636 Can offer brief support, provide information and advice, and help provide for the cost of a local call (could be more from mobiles). They also offer free translation services. Open 24/7
No interest loans  
Good Shepherd 1300 031 001

Good Shepherd offers flexible, No Interest Loans of up to $2,000 that are designed to help you be safe at home, move to safety, or rebuild your life up to 10 years after.


Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm


For employers

General enquiries  


1800 737 732

Open 24/7

A free national sexual assault, family and domestic
violence counselling service for any Australian.


9am-midnight, 7 days.

Awareness building  

QLD Government
Communication Toolkit




Free access to resources that show commitment and
spread awareness within workplaces.

 WorkHaven  07 3315 6635  

Small business providing fee for service training
catered to small businesses.

 DFV Work Aware  07 3847 5532  

Fee for service training targeted towards workers,
workplace leaders and bespoke options.




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