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Qld Govt Strategy to Target Domestic and Family Violence
Domestic and family violence is a serious and complex issue. Women and children are most often the victims of violence in the home and within their relationships. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can be up to 45 times more likely to experience domestic and family violence than non-Indigenous people. People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people from rural and r

Queensland Government Strategy to reduce domestic and family violence 2009-14
Domestic and family violence is a serious and complex issue. Women and children are most often the victims of violence in the home and within their relationships. Indigenous victims of violence are more likely to be seriously injured and intimate partner homicides are double that of other types of homicide. People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people from rural and remote

Review of Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act
Cabinet previously endorsed the ‘Queensland Government Strategy to Reduce Domestic and Family Violence 2009-2014’ (the Strategy) and approved the Terms of Reference for a review of the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 1989 (DFVPA). The Department of Communities is leading the review of the DFVPA to ensure that the Act supports the implementation of the Strategy and is effective and e

Queensland Government response to violence against women and their children
The draft National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children (2010-2022) (National Plan) sets out a framework over the next 12 years for the Australian, State and Territory governments and the non-government sector to work together to reduce violence. The National Plan, over 12 years, is built around six supporting outcomes and 59 actions in its first three-year Action Plan that c

Family Responsibilities Commission Amendment Bill 2012
The Cape York Welfare Reform Trial operates in the communities of Hope Vale, Aurukun, Mossman Gorge and Coen. The objective of the Trial is to restore local authority, build stronger and more resilient communities and change behaviours in response to chronic levels of welfare dependency, social dysfunction and economic exclusion. A central feature of the Trial is the Family Responsibilities Commis

Report of the Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence
The Queensland Government is committed to making Queensland a safe place for everyone to live. Domestic and family violence is a serious and complex issue resulting in significant human and economic costs to Queenslanders and the Queensland economy. The Taskforce, chaired by The Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO, was established on 10 August 2014. Its Terms of Reference and membership were anno

Prevention of domestic, family and sexual violence and womens experience of the criminal justice system
The Queensland Government is committed to leading an ongoing program of reform to end domestic, family and sexual violence (DFSV) and to improve the experience of women in the criminal justice system. While significant progress has already been made through the Government’s implementation of Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland, there is more that the Go

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Group
The establishment of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Group (Prevention Group) recognises Queensland’s commitment that domestic and family violence reform activities must be co-designed and undertaken in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities, to effectively and appropriately address the intersection of the ex

Response to the Domestic and Family Violence Death Review and Advisory Board 2019-20 Annual Report
The Domestic and Family Violence Death Review and Advisory Board (the Board) was established as part of the Queensland Government’s implementation of recommendations from the Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence Final Report - Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an end to domestic and family violence in Queensland (2015). The Board is established under the Coroners Act 2003 to review domestic

Second progress report for Third Action Plan of the Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Strategy
On 18 August 2015, the Government released its response to the Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland report (the Not Now, Not Ever report) which accepted all 121 Government-based recommendations and supported the 19 non-government recommendations. As at 30 September 2019, all recommendations made in the Not Now, Not Ever report had been delivered. The Dom