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LGBTIQ domestic violence

Tales from the Other Side

ACON's Anti-Violence Project presents Tales from the Other Side, Stories of LGBTIQ DFV Survival

This video presents stories of survival from those who have experienced domestic or family violence (DFV) in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) communities.

This website created and maintained by ACON in NSW encourages people from LGBTIQ communities to start talking about our relationships. What is wonderful and unique about them? How can we improve them? What behaviours won’t we, as individuals and as a community, accept?

Australia’s first nationally-oriented counselling and referral service for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and/or intersex (LGBTI)
Provides a safe and supportive space to obtain information and support services aimed at improving mental health and wellbeing by specialist queer and queer affirmative mental health practitioners.
These Flexible Support Packages are designed to provide limited financial assistance to victims/survivors of family violence within the LGBTI communities. They can be allocated to individuals or families who are seeking to leave or have recently left intimate partner or family violence circumstances.

Our highly experienced family law team comprises Accredited Specialists, mediators and collaboratively trained lawyers.  Our extensive experience includes matters involving family violence (including obtaining intervention orders) and GLBTI family law issues (such as donor and surrogacy matters). 

We’re empathetic, approachable, and provide sound advice to assist our clients achieve the best possible outcome.  For an obligation free discussion, please call (03) 8681 4000 or email [email protected].

This website is for LGBTIQ people in relationships who are or may be experiencing domestic and family violence. It contains information on what domestic and family violence is, what to do if you are experiencing abuse, suggestions on making a safety plan, and details for some referral options in NSW. It also has information for supporting a friend or family member who is experiencing abuse.