Advice or support for community service workers assisting tenants.
Specialist family violence services remain open during the outbreak of COVID-19. There are also additional resources available online to support people during this time. See:
If you live in rental housing and have been affected by family violence (sometimes called domestic violence), see the family violence protection TENANCY KIT (tuv.org.au/family-violence-protection) for information about:
Also see the Consumer Affairs Victoria website for information on:
Changing the rental arrangement in violent situations
Changing the locks
The Department of Social Services has contracted the University of South Australia to conduct research that aims to better understand how tenancy laws impact on women and children escaping family and domestic violence. If you are interested in taking part, find more information and a link to the survey here.