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An essential role of NQDVRS is to provide Community Education and Training on Domestic Violence issues.

The DV Action Group and DV Network forms part of Townsville’s integrated response to domestic and family violence, which also includes a High-Risk Team that addresses cases of high and immediate risk. A Governance Group sets the long-term strategic direction for Townsville’s integrated response, provides oversight, review, and an advocacy voice for change.

Purpose – To provide a proactive and preventative intervention against domestic and family violence.

Priorities – Over the coming years the DV Action Group will focus on some or all the following priorities –

  • Facilitate networking and information sharing
  • Raise community awareness of DFV and available support services
  • Coordinate specialist DFV training and education
  • Provide guidance to stakeholders across the sector
  • Coordinate DFV community projects and events
  • Advocate for policy and system change
  • Perform trend identification and analysis

It is noted that the scope of the DV Action Group does not include discussing individual clients or casework.

For more information on the DV Action Group and Network please contact NQDVRS.

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