You can find more links and phone numbers for support services on our Seek Support page here.
Family Advocacy and Support Service
Tasmania Family Advocacy and Support Service (FASS) provide free legal and social support to people affected by domestic and family violence.
Information about online safety for women experiencing family violence. The eSafety Women initiative of the Office of the eSafety Commissioner forms part of the Australian Government’s Women’s Safety Package to Stop the Violence.
DV-Alert is a nationally recognised training program to help people recognise signs of domestic and family violence, respond with appropriate care, and refer people to appropriate services. The training is delivered by Lifeline. Find out more about DV-Alert here.
There is an increasing spotlight being put on family violence at a national level. The White Ribbon campaign is an important one supporting change, with a vision that women live safely from men’s violence. Find out more about White Ribbon here.
Our Watch is a national leader in the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia. They work to embed gender equality and prevent violence where Australians live, learn, work and socialise. Find out more about Our Watch here.
Mission Australia provide information and resources about domestic and family violence through their online portal. Find out more here.
Safe at Home
Safe at Home is the State Government program tackling family violence.
You can find more information about the program and services here.
According to Tasmania’s Family Violence Act 2004 (No. 67 of 2004), family violence means – any of the following types of conduct committed by a person, directly or indirectly, against that person’s spouse or partner:
1. assault, including sexual assault
2. threats, coercion, intimidation or verbal abuse
4. stalking within the meaning of section 192 of the Criminal Code
5. attempting or threatening to commit conduct referred to in subparagraph (i), (ii), (iii) or (iv)
or any of the following:
1. economic abuse
2. emotional abuse or intimidation
3. contravening an external family violence order, an interim FVO, an FVO or a PFVO