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Welcome

QHVSG Ian Stewart APM - Commissioner of Police QPS

“As Patron of the Queensland Homicide Victims’ Support Group (QHVSG) I am honoured to welcome you to QHVSG’s online information portal. In a perfect world, there would be no need for QHVSG; however life is unpredictable and not always perfect. It is not until you are close to the families of a homicide victim that you have an appreciation of the lasting legacy caused by such a devastating act. I encourage you to explore the information contained within these pages and to reach out to QHVSG if you or someone you know has been affected by homicide”  Patron, Ian Stewart APM – Commissioner of Police, Queensland Police Service

QHVSG offers 24 hour emotional support, personal advocacy and information to all people affected by homicides that occur in Queensland, Australia, regardless of age, gender, culture or religion.


In partnership with family, friends and other community and government agencies, QHVSG provides responsive, practical and moral support to those left behind following homicide, led by the experiences of other living victims. We educate surviving victims, ourselves and all sectors of our community about the impacts homicide has on individuals and the community as a whole. QHVSG is the brand custodian for ONE PUNCH CAN KILL™ (OPCK) a nationally recognised community awareness campaign aimed at educating young people about the consequences of violence. QHVSG’s fundraising arm Daisy Chain Foundation manages all matters relating to corporate sponsorship, PR and events management for QHVSG and OPCK.

QHVSG uses a number of terms throughout this site that are reflective and symbolic of the homicide experience. Some of these include:

Please feel free to explore our website and contact us if there is a particular area where you may require further assistance.

What's New

QHVSG is one of Queensland’s most highly regarded community support services and is constantly evolving to meet the needs of its members and the wider community. To achieve this we host regular community awareness initiatives, legislative reviews, fundraising events, member activities, and media communications. We encourage you to subscribe to our e-newsletter or to bookmark this website, which will provide you with regular updates on what we are doing and how you can get involved.

QHVSG Annual Report

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20Apr

Calling All Golf Enthusiasts! Sunday 5th June 2016

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In support of the One Punch Can Kill initiative, QHVSG and the Caloundra Panthers Australian Football Club proudly present the... Read More →
20Apr

QHVSG Awareness Day Events!

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Each year QHVSG holds Awareness Day events across Queensland in order to raise public awareness about the impact of homicide... Read More →
14Apr

One Punch Can Kill: Coming to a school near you!

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QHVSG and OPCK are thrilled to announce that the Queensland Government has just committed nearly half a million dollars in... Read More →
29Mar

Dining with Daisies a Blooming Success!

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On Tuesday March 8th, in celebration of International Women’s Day, Queensland Homicide Victims Support Group (QHVSG) hosted the breakfast event... Read More →
23Mar

Peer Support Program

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“Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings, hope too can be given to one only... Read More →

 

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