Queensland Law Society

Keeping Queenslanders safe at home during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Queensland Government has launched a new awareness campaign to support Queenslanders affected by domestic and family violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Domestic and family violence has profound and tragic impacts across our communities. It happens when one person in a relationship uses abuse or violence to maintain power and control over another person.

It is important to understand domestic and family violence can take many forms. Abuse is not only physical—it can be emotional, sexual, financial, social, spiritual, verbal, psychological, or technology-based.

You can find more information about different types of domestic and family violence online.

We all have a responsibility to address domestic and family violence in our workplaces and communities. Your support and action can make a difference. Find out more about how you can help and the support that’s available.

If you think you may be experiencing domestic and family violence, reach out for support. If you are in danger and need immediate assistance—call Triple Zero (000) and ask for Police. If making a phone call isn’t a safe option for you, contact the Police online.