Women in Queensland who are affected by domestic and family violence have had their voices heard with the release of the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC)’s report into the Family Law System Review. The report, [...]
Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Service Type: Domestic and Family Violence"
A guide for engaging and working with interpreters in cases of domestic and family violence, and sexual assault
This QCOSS guide provides an outline on how to engage and work with interpreters in cases of domestic and family violence, and sexual assault. The guide provides information on who an interpreter is and how [...]
To inform the Investment Management Strategy process for Neighbourhood Centres in Queensland, the Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) and Queensland Families and Communities Association (QFCA) facilitated five consultation forums across the state – in Brisbane, Toowoomba, Rockhampton, Cairns, and one teleconference session. 82 per cent of the 122 funded neighbourhood centres in Queensland engaged in the consultation and participation was proportionately well distributed in terms of number of funded sites, regions and localities.
Delivery of National Outcome 4 of the national plan to reduce violence against women and their children
This report recommends that the federal government consider whether having a principal contractor (rather than the specialist services themselves) providing first responder services represents value for money and best-practice. Read more
This snapshot report shows there is growing evidence to support bystander actions that we can all take in our daily lives to prevent violence against women. Read more here: http://apo.org.au/node/121241
This paper outlines the latest iteration of changes within Australian child protection systems, drawing on a survey completed by child protection departments across Australia on change and reform planned or underway since July 2010. Change [...]
This report from UNICEF uses the most current data to shed light on four specific forms of violence - violent discipline and exposure to domestic abuse during early childhood; violence at school; violent deaths among adolescents; and [...]
The aim of this project was to undertake a comprehensive review of family violence cases managed by inTouch that involve women (victims) whose migration status is temporary, and are experiencing family violence. The report offers [...]
QCOSS’ Emerging Voices project is designed to engage passionate individuals and facilitate opportunities for them to influence and change Queensland’s social and economic policy agenda. Established in 2015, the project continues to provide a targeted [...]
In July 2014, QCOSS began working on the Home for Good campaign with the support of the Queensland Government. QCOSS was asked to work with 17 communities throughout Queensland to develop a unique snapshot of [...]