Domestic Violence Resources


Family Violence Resources
The following organizations may help but do not give legal advice:
  • Queensland Police Service responds to emergency situations (eg if there is violence or you or your children have been threatened). If you think you’re in immediate danger, call 000.
  • DV Connect gives counselling, information, referral and help including refuge and shelter placement and crisis intervention to people affected by domestic violence. They also manage the Pets in crisis project arranging foster care for pets while people affected by domestic violence are in temporary accommodation.
  • Mensline (DV Connect) is a free, confidential telephone counselling, referral and support service for men.
  • Immigrant Women’s Support Service offers free confidential, practical and emotional support to immigrant and refugee women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and their children who have experienced domestic or sexual violence.
Flow Chart – Temporary & Domestic Violence Protection Order Process for a Respondent

Stage 1.
a) DVO Application is made
b) Potential for Temporary Protection Order can be made
c) Respondents first court appearance

Stage 2. Adjourn for further mention


Stage 3. Proceeding to trial



Contact Us for a Free Case Evaluation

If your ready to take the next step, lets chat about how we can help to get your life back on track. Call us at: 1800 572 122 to arrange an informal chat. We are here to help every step of the way.