Links to more information on family violence:

Tasmanian Sites

Safe at Home
Safe at Home is the Tasmanian whole-of-government response to family violence.

Linkzone
An Office of Children and Youth Affairs site with information for young people.

Key Tasmanian Government Agencies

Department of Health and Human Services

Department of Justice

Tasmania Police

Australian Sites

White Ribbon Day


The White Ribbon Foundation of Australia aims to eliminate violence against women by promoting culture-change around the issue.  White Ribbon Day falls on 25 November each year - the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Office for Women

The Australian Government Office for Women has a range of information on reducing violence against women.  Information on the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and Their Children can also be accessed from this site.

Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse

The Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse is a national resource on issues of domestic and family violence policy, practice and research. The site includes a research and resources database, good practice database and has a large number of publications which can be downloaded from the site.

WESNET - The Women's Services Network

WESNET is a national women's peak advocacy body which works on behalf of women and children who are or have experienced domestic and family violence. WESNET represents a range of organisations and individuals including women's refuges, safe houses and information/referral services.

Other Australian Sites

Bursting the Bubble (Domestic Violence & Incest Resource Centre, Victoria)

A site for young people living with family violence.

Stop Child Abuse (Australian Childhood Foundation)

Freedom from Fear Campaign Against Domestic Violence

Freedom from Fear is a long term strategy of the Western Australian Government which focuses primarily on perpetrators and men at risk of perpetrating domestic violence. The campaign messages call upon these men to accept responsibility for their behaviour and take action to end the abuse.

Women's Safety After Separation

This site was developed by the National Council of Single Mothers with a grant from the Office for Women. The website aims to provide information to women facing separation, particularly where there is violence and abuse.