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family violence

46 resources in total. To see which languages this resource is available in, click on its title.

Title: Advice about domestic violence and help at court
Summary: Legal Aid funds a Women’s Domestic Violence Court Assistance Service. This brochure outlines how this program assists women to apply for an Apprehended Domestic Violence Order and how women can stop the cycle of abuse. It is also available in an alternative format for Aboriginal communities.

Title: Advice about your visa if you've been hurt or harmed by your partner
Summary: This flyer provides information on where to get advice about spouse visas if you've been hurt or harmed by your partner.

Title: Are you applying for an AVO? Information for persons in need of protection.
Summary: Courts can make orders to protect you from a person who has been violent towards you. This brochure explains how you can get an Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) and what happens in court.

Title: Are you experiencing domestic violence?
Summary: This brochure explains how Legal Aid NSW can help you if you are experiencing domestic or family violence.

Title: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Family violence crisis response and support during coronavirus
Summary: Information on family violence frontline services, including crisis accommodation, police and courts continue to operate to support women, children and families during the coronavirus emergency.

Title: COVID-19 Family Violence
Summary: This fact sheet explains what to do if you experience family violence, how to obtain a family violence intervention order and where you can find further information and support and receive free legal advice.

Title: Domestic and family violence educational videos
Summary: This series of five videos aims to increase community awareness and understanding of domestic and family violence, how to respond and how to best support someone who is experiencing violence.

Title: Domestic and family violence factsheet
Summary: The Australian Government does not tolerate domestic and family violence under any circumstances. Domestic and family violence includes behaviour or threats that aim to control a male or female partner by causing fear or threatening their safety. This fact sheet provides information on what domestic and family violence can include as well as contact details for culturally sensitive services in Australia.

Title: Elder abuse hard to picutre (Respect older people campaign A3 poster)
Summary: Poster explains what elder abuse is and where you can get help. It is part of the respect older people campaign.

Title: Family and domestic violence-it is time to say enough (bilingual version)
Summary: This bilingual resource explains what family violence is and where you can find support.

Title: Family and domestic violence - it is time to say enough (audio version)
Summary: This audio resource explains what family violence is and where you can find support.

Title: Family safety pack
Summary: The Australian Government has developed a Family Safety Pack for men and women coming to Australia. It includes information on Australia’s laws regarding domestic and family violence, sexual assault and forced marriage, and a woman’s right to be safe.

Title: Family violence: what police do
Summary: The Information Sheet 'Family Violence: What Police do' has been designed to explain Victoria Police's response to family violence. They have been written for: - People who have been affected, or harmed, by family violence - People who have committed family violence - People and/or services supporting them.

Title: Family violence - technical terms (bilingual tool)
Summary: The 'Family Violence: Technical Terms Bilingual Tool is in a Language other than English (LOTE) and English side-by-side It is designed to help communication when working with interpreters to talk about family violence. The Family Violence: Technical Terms Bilingual Tool, lists and explains: - Courts and services: their names, hours and web addresses - Technical terms: and what they mean - Police roles: what they do. - Each service, term and definition is listed in a Languages other than English (LOTE) and English side by side, so they can be pointed to or circled when explaining the family violence service system.

Title: Family violence and partner visas factsheet
Summary: This translated resource provides information for partner visa holders who do not have to remain in an abusive relationship to stay in Australia. It outlines information including that a partner, family members or other people in the community cannot threaten your visa status, and that there are certain provisions in Australia's migration laws to allow you to continue with your permanent Partner visa application. It also provides contacts for support services, and translating and interpreting services.

Title: Family violence is never ok
Summary: Safe steps is Victoria's statewide first response service for women and children experiencing family violence. This fact sheet explains what family violence is and how safe steps can help

Title: Forced marriage - safety plan
Summary: This safety plan is a guide to help you protect yourself and get help safely. You can use this plan if you are scared about being made to get married, scared about refusing a marriage or scared to leave a marriage that you never agreed to.

Title: Forced marriage - small fold away booklet
Summary: The English version of this resource links to the 'Information about forced marriage for agencies, community organisations and service providers'. This document has been produced by the National Roundtable on Human Trafficking and Slavery Communication and Awareness Working Group to provide agreed, best-practice information about forced marriage.This information is designed to be culturally, gender and age appropriate and is part of the Forced Marriage Community Pack .The in language versions are a brief handout for people who are affected by forced marriage.

Title: Forced marriage frequently asked questions sheet
Summary: The English version of this resource links to the 'Information about forced marriage for agencies, community organisations and service providers'. This document has been produced by the National Roundtable on Human Trafficking and Slavery Communication and Awareness Working Group to provide agreed, best-practice information about forced marriage.This information is designed to be culturally, gender and age appropriate and is part of the Forced Marriage Community Pack .The in language versions are a brief handout for people who are affected by forced marriage.

Title: Forced marriage radio play 1
Summary: A woman who has left a forced marriage speaks to her counselor about her experience and how she was able to find help.

Title: Forced marriage radio play 2
Summary: A young woman speaks to her mother about a marriage that is being planned for her. The young woman does not want to get married. In Australia, a parent or guardian cannot force their child to marry.

Title: Information about intervention orders
Summary: The brochure provides information on domestic violence and intervention orders.

Title: Islam and Muslims oppose violence against women: a guide for Muslim women
Summary: For Muslim women who have experienced family violence and Muslims who seek to inform themselves and their community about a socially responsible understanding of family violence

Title: Is someone you know being abused in a relationship?
Summary: This guide will help in supporting victims of abuse.

Title: Is tech abuse happening to you? (A3 poster)
Summary: This is a simple language poster created for waiting and counselling rooms. It helps clients identify whether they may be experiencing technology facilitated abuse.

Title: Men against violence (Video with English subtitles)
Summary: This video has been created to initiate conversations on family violence in the community and highlight the impact that a simple interaction can have to influence meaningful change.

Title: Safety and violence (Video)
Summary: A video about the right to be safe from violence.

Title: Safe at home: what can I do about family violence?
Summary: This booklet is about family violence intervention orders. It can help you, or someone you know who has experienced violence at home

Title: Sexual assault factsheet
Summary: This translated fact sheet outlines how in Australia, it is against the law to sexually assault anyone. A person who commits sexual assault can go to jail, whether they are a man or a woman. It outlines what sexual assault includes, and also provides contact details for support services.

Title: Sexual Assault Crisis Line
Summary: The Sexual Assault Crisis Line Victoria (SACL)  is a state-wide, after-hours, confidential, telephone crisis counselling service for people who have experienced both past and recent sexual assault. SACL is the central after hours coordination centre for all recent sexual assaults and provides immediate crisis responses throughout Victoria. SACL operates between 5pm weeknights through to 9am the next day and throughout weekends and public holidays.

Title: So you want the violence to stop - Advice about domestic violence and help at court
Summary: This information sheet explains what an Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) is and explains some of the terminology used in court in relation to Domestic Violence (DV).

Title: Steps 2 safety (fact sheet)
Summary: This fact sheet complements the steps 2 safety video that explains the Family Violence Intervention Order process in an easy to understand way.

Title: Steps 2 safety (video)
Summary: Steps 2 safety is a video explaining the Family Violence Intervention Order process in an easy to understand and accessible way.

Title: There is no excuse for Family Violence (video)
Summary: Victoria Police has launched a suite of videos in multiple languages to encourage people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities to seek help if they are experiencing family violence.

Title: The conversation guide: having conversations with young people
Summary: A guide to start a conversation with young people on violence against women and how to stop it.

Title: The orange door
Summary: The document provides key information about The Orange Door, a new way to access services for women, children and young people who are experiencing family violence; and families who need support with the care of children or young people.

Title: Together for Respect at Home (Poster)
Summary: Together for Equality and Respect (TFER) Partnership have developed this poster with specialist family violence supports and services aimed at promoting safe, healthy, connected and respectful relationship at home.

Title: Violence against women doesn't just start. It grows: a guide to having conversations with young people
Summary: This translated brochure is a guide to having conversations with young people about violence against women. the brochure emphasises that the cycle of violence against women starts with disrespectful behaviour, and when we excuse these behaviours in our kids, we let it grow. It includes information on how to influence children's beliefs from a young age and having the conversation.

Title: Violence and abuse: Confidential information, counselling and support service
Summary: Respect1800 is the national support and counselling service for people who experience abuse and domestic and family violence. The website explains what abuse and family violence is and lists the types of sexual assault and domestic and family violence. It also informs on how to access their free counselling service and what kind of support it offers. The information also includes videos.

Title: What is a forced marriage? Link to translated website
Summary: Forced marriage is a marriage entered into without the full and free consent of one, or both, of the individuals involved as a result of coercion, threat or deception. Coercion can involve force, duress, detention, psychological oppression, abuse of power or taking advantage of a person’s vulnerability. This links to the translated version of the 'My Blue Sky' website on this topic

Title: What is elder abuse? Elder abuse prevention
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides a brief overview of elder abuse and sources of information and support.

Title: What is elder abuse? Fact sheet (Respect older people campaign)
Summary: This fact sheet lists the different forms of elder abuse like financial, emotional, physical, social, sexual and neclect. It also explains the barriers victims face to reporting and what to do if you suspect or are experiencing elder abuse.

Title: What is family violence?
Summary: This translated resource provides information on family violence which is not limited to physical or sexual abuse, and it includes emotional abuse and any threatening, coercive or controlling behaviour.

Title: Working with interpreters by phone in a family violence setting
Summary: The COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent restrictions around social distancing has required a major shift from in-person to phone-based service delivery across a range of sectors. This resource shares some of the key insights on getting the most out of using interpreting services and ensuring effective engagement with clients is maintained.

Title: Your right to be safe from violence
Summary: Easy English book about your right to be safe from violence,

Title: You are not alone - Family Violence booklet by Enliven
Summary: Information produced by Enliven on what family violence is and what support services are available.

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