DV-alert Scholarship


The nationally delivered DV-alert program empowers participating frontline workers to be confident first responders when facing issues of domestic and family violence, using the Recognise Respond and Refer model. DV-alert is funded by the Department of Social Services and is a key initiative under the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children 2010-2022.

Applications are now closed

Eligibility Criteria

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workers within the Domestic Violence sector


Scholarship Criteria

  • Do you identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander?
  • Have you attended this Conference before?
  • Please indicate the benefits of your attendance at this Conference
  • Are there ways you might share these benefits with others?
  • What are the specific issues, related to the conference, in which you are most interested?
  • What are the major challenges you face with the domestics and family violence in your community?
  • What are the barriers cultural or other that stop people from accessing help?
  • Do you have any examples of support services (does not have to be FDV specific) that have worked well in your local community? What are they? Why were they successful?
  • How can our training better help to negotiate these challenges you may have in a cultural context?



Lifeline Australia is proud to sponsor ten (10) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workers within the sector to attend the 2019 STOP Domestic Violence Conference. Each scholarship will receive:

  • Full three-day scholarship to the conference
  • Three nights accommodation at the Conference Venue (RACV Royal Pines Resort, QLD)
  • Return Domestic Economy Flights


Applications will need to be submitted by 9am Monday 17 August 2020.