Domestic and family violence

  • 1800respect - Australia's national sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service

PH: 1800 737 732

Homelessness peak bodies

National peak bodies

•    ACOSS
•    CREATE Foundation  & Create Your Future (15-25yrs)
•    National Shelter
•    Community Housing Federation of Australia
•    National Welfare Rights Network
•    National LGBTI Health Alliance
•    Mental Health Council of Australia
•    Alcohol and Other Drugs Council
•    National Council of Single Mothers and their Children
•    Women With Disabilities Australia
•    NIRWA (Network of Immigrant and Refugee Women)

Legal services

•   Public Interest Law Clearinghouse (PILCH)
•   Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC)

Federal Government

•    Attorney-General’s Department
•    Department of Human Services (including Centrelink)
•    Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA)
•    Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)
•    Department of Immigration and Citizenship
•    Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR)
•    Office for Women

Government funded research institutes

•   Australian Institute of Health and Welfare - the National Data Collection Agency for Specialist Homelessness Services
•   Australian Institute of Family Studies
•   Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault


 •  Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse
•   Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies - supplying information about youth research, policy and practice
•   Australian Family Relationships Clearinghouse
•   Australian Homelessness Clearinghouse
•   Communities and Families Clearinghouse Australia
•   Most Clearing House Best Practices (International)
•   National Child Protection Clearinghouse

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