Useful Links

Links to legislation, standards, policy and research

Domestic Violence Legislation

Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012
http://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/LEGISLTN/ACTS/2012/12AC005.pdf.

Queensland Criminal Code Act 1989
http://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/LEGISLTN/CURRENT/C/CriminCode.pdf

Family Law Act 1975
http://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/C2012C00404

Child Protection Act 1999
http://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/LEGISLTN/CURRENT/C/ChildProtectA99.pdf

Domestic Violence Standards

Practice Standards for Working with Women affected by Domestic and Family Violence
(Department of Communities)
http://www.communities.qld.gov.au/resources/communityservices/violenceprevention/practice-standards.pdf

Professional Practice Standards for Working with Men who perpetrate Domestic and Family Violence (Department of Communities)
http://www.communities.qld.gov.au/resources/communityservices/violenceprevention/professional-practice-standards.pdf

Domestic and Family Violence Policy Links

National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children
http://www.fahcsia.gov.au/our-responsibilities/women/programs-services/reducing-violence/the-national-plan-to-reduce-violence-against-women-and-their-children

Progress Report to the Council of Australian Governments 2010 - 2022
http://www.dss.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/05_2013/final_edited_report_edit.pdf

Research papers

National Research Agenda to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children
http://gallery.mailchimp.com/0167f9624f1ef4543f12e6de7/files/277a6cda-ec11-4b4a-9c26-3db2ab4e002d.pdf

Research links

Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research
http://www.noviolence.org.au/

Australian Centre for Study of Sexual Assault
http://www.aifs.gov.au/acssa

Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies
http://www.acys.info

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.
http://www.arts.unsw.edu.au/research/gendered-violence-research-network/

Australian Institute of Criminology
http://www.aic.gov.au

Australian Institute of Family Studies
http://www.aifs.gov.au

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
http://www.aihw.gov.au

National Child Protection Clearinghouse
http://www.aifs.gov.au

Australian Bureau of Statistics
http://www.abs.gov.au

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

Advocating Accurately - Navigating Domestic and Family Violence Law - Presentation

Advocating Accurately - Navigating Family Law - Presentation

Advocating Accurately - Navigating Family Law - Booklet