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Domestic Family Violence (DFV) Resources

Christian DFV Websites

Hidden Hurts, Healing Hearts Domestic violence web page of the Lutheran Church Australia. Contains lots of personal stories and the Domestic Violence Handbook for Pastoral Workers

Restored Relationships, based in the UK, is an international Christian alliance working to transform relationships and end violence against women.  They have produced a resource "Ending Domestic Abuse: A Pack for churches"  The pack is available in multiple languages- More information here

Common Grace Domestic Family Violence webpage

A Catholic response to Domestic Violence - Resources produced by the Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay

Faith Trust Institute -Working together to end sexual and domestic violence - Multi faith, multi cultural organisation in the USA.  Website contains blogs/articles and information on how Domestic Violence is viewed by different faiths

Christian DFV Articles/Books/Podcasts

Video:  Interview with Angela Mayer of the Lutheran Church on how to support a friend or loved one experiencing Domestic Family Violence

Julia Baird article published by the ABC: Domestic Violence in the Church: When women are believed change will happen

ABC article:  How the Church can do better by Domestic Violence victims

Domestic Violence Handbook for Clergy and Pastoral Workers - Published in South Australia in 2010.  Contains invaluable information for Churches on how to react to Domestic Abuse, including What Not to Do.  All the contacts relate to South Australia.

General DFV Websites

Queensland Government Domestic violence Portal

Commonwealth Bank Australia, in collaboration with Our Watch, have produced a set of video resources on understanding family violence; workplace responses to family violence; understanding and responding to employees who use violence and understanding financial abuse. Link to resources here

Creative Spirits website for information on Domestic Family Violence for Aboriginal people

 

CALD Resources

Immigrant Women's Support services has leaflets and information in different languages

Faith Trust Institute -Working together to end sexual and domestic violence - Multi faith, multi cultural organisation in the USA.  Website contains blogs/articles and information on how Domestic Violence is viewed by different faiths

 

General DFV Articles/Stats/Information/Books

For Statistics on Domestic Family Violence:  "Family Domestic and Sexual Violence in Australia: continuing the national story 2019 In brief" produced by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)  Link here

Online Safety and Abuse: E Safety What is On Line Abuse

E Safety Red flags - Are you at Risk? 

Australian Bankers Association Industry Guidelines: Financial Abuse and Family domestic violence policies - The guidelines give a good explanation of financial abuse

Family Violence Law Help

On the way Podcast Oct 2019 -Interview with Jess Hill on Power, Control and Domestic Abuse

Video: Domestic Violence Completely Destroyed Me - Channel 4 News UK 2012 - WARNING Viewers may find story distressing

 

Other Resources

Alternatives to Violence Project -Queensland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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