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Resources

Living without violence toolkit

These information sheets are designed for women in Queensland who have experienced domestic violence and are in the process of separating, or have recently separated from their partner. The information sheets provide practical information about your rights in relation to financial and parenting issues.

Domestic violence is an abuse of human rights

This fact sheet explains what domestic violence is and that it is a human right to be safe from domestic violence. 

Checklist and useful contacts

This fact sheet contains a checklist and list of useful contacts relevant to women leaving domestic violence. 

Parenting after leaving domestic violence

This fact sheet covers your rights and responsibilities in relation to parenting after leaving domestic violence. 

Centrelink payments and domestic violence

This fact sheet explains your rights and responsibilities in relation to Centrelink including crisis and ongoing payments after leaving domestic violence. 

Property, child support and maintenance

This fact sheet outlines your rights and responsibilities regarding property settlements, applying for child support and spousal maintenance. 

Debt and domestic violence

This fact sheet gives you some helpful information regarding joint bank accounts and credit cards, mortgages and other debts in relation to domestic violence. 

Fines and domestic violence

This fact sheet outlines the steps to take to resolve unpaid fines, including what to do if you've lost your licence because of fines, when there is domestic violence. 

Divorce and domestic violence

This fact sheet outlines the various requirements and procedures involved in applying for a divorce when there is domestic violence. 

Immigration and domestic violence

This fact sheet adresses some of the issues relating to immigration, including visas, and domestic violence.