So far today police in Australia would have dealt with on average 545 domestic violence matters
Domestic and family violence helplines
To find support services in your area, visit the Queensland Government find local support page.
In an emergency call the police on Triple Zero (000).
DVConnect Womensline is a statewide telephone service offering free professional and non-judgemental telephone support to women who are experiencing domestic or family violence. They can help women to obtain safe refuge accommodation, confidential counselling and referral to other services. (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
1800RESPECT is a national service providing confidential information, counselling and support to people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse. (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
The Sexual Assault Helpline provides telephone support and counselling to anyone who has been sexually assaulted or abused, and for anyone who is concerned or suspects someone they care about might have been assaulted or abused. (7.30am to 11.30pm, 7 days a week)