Information for property management agents

Here are links to information and resources to help your obligations and understand how to help survivors of Domestic Family Violence.

 

Queensland Government Domestic & Family Violence Prevention Strategy

 

REIQ & Q Shelter – Resources for Agents & Property Owners

The REIQ and Q Shelter has joined forces to develop a ‘DFV Toolkit’ which outlines strategies for tenancies and provides resources on how to obtain assistance.

Click HERE for the DFV Toolkit

NOTE – See the last page for the 2020 COVID Emergency Response Legislation, which supersedes some tenancy laws regarding DFV victims and has been extended until 30th September 2021.

 

Letter to Real Estate Agents

Commissioned by the Queensland State DFV  Prevention Council this was sent to agents across the Moreton Bay Region as part of a local council DFV awareness program.

Under new Qld regulations survivors of Domestic Family Violence can leave a lease with only 7 days’ notice.

Here are links to the forms needed:

 

DFV Notice Ending Tenancy

This is the form that tenants experiencing DFV should use to end their tenancy

DFV Report

This report can be filled out and supplied along with the above Notice Ending Tenancy to provide the evidence needed to ensure a smooth process to ending the tenancy.

We work with a range of organisations to share resources, information and ways to help survivors. Learn about their programs through the links below.

 

Hairdressers with Hearts

The brainchild of Sonia Colvin, a hairdresser in Bribie Island, this not for profit organisation takes a proactive approach against domestic violence and elder abuse by harnessing the intimate and trusted relationship between Australia’s 55,000+ hairdressers and their clients.

They believe that by empowering hairdressers with the correct resources and appropriate training they can make a difference in the lives of many Australians – even save lives.

Australia’s CEO Challenge

Their vision is to create a world without domestic and family violence through the workplace.

Partnering with Australian businesses since 2001, their proven Workplace Prevention Program empowers businesses to be part of the solution. They help develop workplace policy and educate managers and staff to recognise the signs and respond appropriately.

White Ribbon Australia

White Ribbon Australia is a part of a global social movement working to eliminate gendered violence. They strive for an Australian society where all women and children are safe.

White Ribbon is the world’s largest movement engaging men and boys to end men’s violence against women and girls, promote gender equality and create new opportunities for men to build positive, healthy and respectful relationships.

Zonta International

For more than 100 years, Zonta International has contributed to help achieve a world free of violence against women and girls through service and advocacy.

Zonta believes in making the world a better place by empowering women, in a supportive community of like-minded professionals from diverse countries and cultures.