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Domestic Violence Legislation

Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012

Queensland Criminal Code

Queensland Criminal Code Act 1999


Family Law Act 

Family Law Act 1975


Child Protection Legislation

Child Protection Act 1999


Domestic Violence Standards

Practice Standards for Working with Women affected by Domestic and Family Violence

(Department of Communities)
Professional Practice Standards for Working with Men who perpetrate Domestic and Family Violence (Department of Communities)

Domestic and Family Violence Policy Links

National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children
Progress Report to the Council of Australian Governments 2010 - 2022

Research Papers

National Research Agenda to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children



Research Links

Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research 

Australian Centre for Study of Sexual Assault
Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies

Gendered Violence Research Network

The Gendered Violence & Work Program offers tailored training and advisory services for employers who want to address the effects of domestic, family and sexual violence on their employees and organisations.

Australian Institute of Criminology
Australian Institute of Family Studies
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
National Child Protection Clearinghouse 
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Professional Links

Yourtown partnered with Women's Legal Services and Family Law Pathways Network to develop 'Advocating Accurately', resources for both women and professionals.  The project was funded by Queensland Community Foundation.

Advocating Accurately - Navigating Domestic and Family Violence Law





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