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The National Plan cites research that Indigenous women and girls are 35 times more likely to be hospitalised due to family violence related assaults than other Australian women and girls. At QCDFVR we are mindful of the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families, and particularly of those in remote and regional areas. There are many services helping Indigenous communities to prevent and respond to domestic and family violence and sexual assault through working with victims and perpetrators. At QCDFVR we support these services through facilitating opportunities for workers from a range of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations, and those who collaborate with them, to come together to share practice wisdom and build partnerships.

Forum

The Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Prevention Forum aims to: celebrate the work done by Indigenous people to end domestic and family violence; support Indigenous people to share knowledge and promote opportunities for networking in the field of domestic and family violence prevention.

Forum

Resources

You can access reports and some presentations from the Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Prevention Forum here.  The Strong Women Hard Yarns resource is also available to order or download here.

Resources

People

At QCDFVR we work with a range of people from across sectors who are playing roles in preventing and responding to domestic and family violence. You can read more about some of these partners here.

People

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the lands on which we meet, and recognise that these lands have always been places of learning. We pay respect to their Elders – past, present and emerging – and acknowledge the important role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people continue to play in responding to domestic and family violence.

Please note: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices or names of deceased persons in photographs, film, audio recordings and printed material.