“Girls Gotta Know” is a free web based app providing young Tasmanian women quick access to essential legal information on a range of practical topics. The app, developed by the Women’s Legal Service Tasmania, provides easy to understand legal information on housing, employment, police, relationships, money and general topics. For more information on the app, visit


A Tradition in Transition





This report will serve as a useful resource for health service planners, educators, academics, health professionals, policy makers and agency staff who work with communities from practising countries. Through this report, we have provided data and analyses, by state and territory, for the development of services and policies to benefit communities settling in Australia.





The Family and Domestic Violence Directory, 2013 (Directory) aims to improve awareness, and ultimately the use of Family and Domestic Violence-related data, collected by or on behalf of Australian governments. The Directory provides researchers, policy analysts and practitioners with a single place to identify information about Australian and State and Territory Government sources of publicly available statistical information related to Family and Domestic Violence


This Fast Facts highlights key issues for immigrant and refugee victims and common recommendations from the literature on how to improve their access to justice, services and protection.

View more Fact Sheets from Australian Domestic & Family Violence Clearinghouse.




 The VicHealth Bystander Research Project is the first of its kind in Australia. To date, the project has included an evidence review to identify research gaps in the field, followed by a state-wide survey to examine readiness for bystander action in the Victorian community.

The findings provide a sound evidence base to develop further programs that encourage pro-social bystander action to address the determinants of violence against women. The findings also point to future directions in research related to bystanders and health promotion.









DV-alert is specifically designed to build the capacities of health, allied health and frontline workers who come in contact with people at risk of or experiencing domestic and family violence to provide the best possible support and referral. 

DV-alert is available in various methods. Visit the DV-Alert website for full details.





The Lookout, is a place where Victorian family violence workers and women experiencing violence can find information, resources and services aimed at preventing and responding to family violence. It is also for families, friends and neighbours of women experiencing violence, as well as other professionals who support them in the course of their work.

 As the site evolves, more content will continue to be added, including more fact sheets, FAQs, articles and information about the Integrated Family Violence Service System (IFVS).




Gender Equality Training Resource






International research - children's attitudes to violence against women





Love Control Resources





MAV – PVAW handbook