Family Violence Resources for Practitioners

-Family Violence Referral Resource A comprehensive list of referral options for LGBTIQ+ clients

-Rainbow Health Victoria  Supporting LGBTIQ+ health and wellbeing

-With Respect practice guide  The policy and practice guide accompanying the framework includes examples of the types of family violence that may be particular to LGBTIQ communities.

-LGBTIQ Family Violence  Webinar focusing on responding to victim survivors from LGBTIQ communities using an intersectional framework (NIFVS)

-Power and Control Wheel for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Relationships
Power and Control Wheel adapted from the Domestic Abuse Intervention Project for LGBT communities. (Duluth)

-LGBTIQ+ Homelessness and Family Violence – Information for case workers: Video providing information for workers about family violence and other issues for LGBTIQ+ young people. (Wombat Housing Support Services)

QueerAbility: a Toolkit to access the NDIS


Training for Workers

-City of Stonnington   Focus groups for various local LGBTIQ+ topics


Other Resources for Practitioners

-Victoria Police LGBTIQ+ Liasion Officer: An insight in the LLO role in Victoria Police.  Their role is to contribute to the creation of mutual trust between police, lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender and intersex persons so they have increasing confidence in police through the provision of fair and equitable policing service.

-Pride in Prevention Messaging Guide: A guide to support communications and engagement in primary prevention of family violence experienced by LGBTIQ+ communities.

-Trans101  Videos and documents helping people better understand what it means to be trans

-Trans Children & Young People  Supporting trans children and young people

-LGBTIQ+ and Dementia  Supporting older LGBTIQ+ people

-Supporting LGBTIQ+ people who have experienced conversion practices

-Walkern Katatdjin  A national research project that aims to understand and promote the mental health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Asexual + young people, and to work with services to develop appropriate interventions.


Reports & Articles

-Rosie Batty’s One Plus One interview with Russell Vickery, FV victim survivor

-There’s No Safe Place at Home: Domestic and family violence affecting LGBTIQ+ people
Research report regarding 2020 survey of LGBTIQ+ people across Australia. (Equality Australia & Drummond Street)

-“Sorting it Out”. Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (GBTIQ) men’s attitudes and experience of intimate partner violence and sexual assault
Report presenting data from a survey with GBTIQ Australian men. (Western Sydney University and ACON)

-Developing LGBTQ programs for Perpetrators and Victim Survivors of Domestic and Family Violence: Research Report focusing on engaging the LGBTQ community in tailored perpetrator programs. (ANROWS, 2020)

-Intimate partner violence in lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer communities
Article discussing the prevalence, experiences and barriers for the LGBTIQ community experiencing family violence. (Australian Institute of Family Studies, 2015).