Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month

Each May, Queensland marks Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month (DFVP Month) to raise community awareness of domestic and family violence and to send a clear message that domestic and family violence in families and homes will not be tolerated.

The Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland in its ‘Not Now, Not Ever’ report recommended that individuals, community groups and the private sector work together to help prevent domestic and family violence and support those affected.

The awareness raising events, projects or activities held during DFVP Month each year support the Queensland Government’s response to the ‘Not Now, Not Ever’ report.

Find out how you can get involved.

Follow the conversation on our Facebook page and online using the hashtags #DFVPreventionMonth#endDV and #notnownotevertogether.

Community grants

Each year we provide small one-off grants to assist community organisations to hold events, projects or activities during DFVP Month in May to raise awareness. Applications closed on Friday 13 December 2019.

Register your event

Events and activities are held during May each year to raise awareness of DFVP Month.

Due to the evolving situation in Queensland regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), some projects, events and activities may not proceed. The health and safety of all Queenslanders is our top priority, and preventing the spread of this virus is something that the Queensland Government takes very seriously. For the latest information regarding COVID-19 visit the Queensland Health website.

Register your event now.

Events calendar

Visit the DFVP Month events calendar to find an event happening during May in your local area.

Please check the calendar on a regular basis for updates.


Visit the Not now, not ever. Together website to access promotional resources created for DFVP Month.

You are also welcome to order some of our free brochures, booklets or help cards or download a range of domestic and family violence resources.