Cairns Regional Domestic Violence Service Inc.
PO Box 12103, Cairns Delivery Centre, Qld, 4870
Ph: (07) 4033 6100
Fax: (07) 4033 5863
Relationships Australia Far North Queensland
125 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD, 4870
Ph: 1300 364 277 or (07) 4052 7900
Fax: (07) 4051 8742
Offering domestic and family violence perpetrator programs, running men's groups and providing individual counselling to men who use violence and abuse in their relationships.
Wuchopperen Health Service Limited
Services include: health services and programs to Indigenous people through a number of health clinics located throughout far north Queensland. The services they provide include: women's health; ante/post natal; child health; men's health; over 50s health; diabetic health; eye health; hearing health; cardiac rehabilitation; and sexual health. Also offer a range of services, including counselling, YES- school based counselling support program, social and emotional well being and substance misuse, regional tackling tobacco program, family support and a cultural program.
The survey tells us that we have been able to challenge a culture that allows violence against women to occur. There have been sustained improvements since 1995 in a number of areas. However, there are other areas in which progress has been minimal, along with some concerning negative findings.
Interpersonal violence – in all its forms – has a grave effect on children. This report sheds light on the prevalence of different forms of violence against children, with global figures and data from 190 countries, providing insights into risk and protective factors.