Media Releases


30 September 2020  DVConnect inducted into inaugural Domestic and Family Violence Honour Roll. Read

27 August 2020  Bank of Queensland donates $50,000 to DVConnect. Read

11 May 2020  QDVSN Media Release:  Virtual Candle Light Vigil reveals 38 deaths as a result of domestic and family violence since last vigil.  Read

8 April 2020  Queensland Government Media Release:  $5.5m to boost domestic violence services during COVID-19 pandemic. Read

23 March 2020  QDVSN Media Release – Domestic violence set to escalate with COVID-19 – services across the state on alert and families at risk. Read

26 November 2019  Maurice Blackburn partners with DVConnect to help end domestic and family violence. Read

22 October 2019  Bella’s Sanctuary wins Safer Suburbs Award. Read

9 September 2019  QSuper extend partnership for another 3 years, funding a full time Crisis Counsellor. Read

28 August 2019  Australia’s first corporate funded domestic violence safe haven, Bella’s Sanctuary opens. Read

9 May 2019  Halycon homeowners raise $50,000 to furnish safe haven Bella’s Sanctuary. Read

2 May 2019   11 Queenlanders have died as a result of domestic violence since the last Candle Lighting Vigil 12 months ago. Read

13 December 2018   Corporates Mirvac & Halcyon announce they will team up with DVConnect to build a transitional housing safe haven. Read

26 November 2018  DVConnect launches new brand. Read

10 August 2018  QSuper partners with DVConnect and funds a full time Crisis Counsellor for 3 years.  Read


Media Resources

  • Statistics you need to know. Read
  • Who is DVConnect and what do they do? Read
  • What is domestic and family violence? Read
  • What you can do to help end domestic violence? Read
  • What is the Cycle of Violence? Read
  • What are the Signs of an Abusive Relationship? Read
  • What do controlling relationships look like? Read
  • What is Safety Planning? Read
  • What is a Women’s Shelter / Refuge?  Read


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