DV-Alert Domestic Violence Response Training

Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury, on behalf of Lifeline Australia RTO 88036, is providing a Domestic Violence Response Training program called DV-alert, which provides skills to Recognise, Respond and Refer cases of domestic and family violence.

Register HERE for any upcoming DV-alert workshop at Lifeline H2H in Gordon, or elsewhere in NSW


DV-alert is a free nationally recognised training program conducted in all Australian states and territories. DV-alert is available at no cost to all health, allied health and frontline workers who are most likely to come in contact with people experiencing or at risk of domestic and family violence.

DV-alert is available in various methods:


  • General Face-to-Face Workshops

    involve attending a 2-day workshop, interacting with participants in small work groups, completing a workbook, skills assessment, and receiving a final call from the trainer as part of the assessment. Face-to-face workshops are held across all states and territories to encourage more health, allied health and community support workers to enrol in the course. View training schedule


  • Indigenous Face-to-Face Workshops

    are specifically designed for health, allied health and community support workers working in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Both Indigenous and non-Indigenous workers are welcome to enrol. Click here for more information and here to view training schedule.


  • E-Learning

    is an 18-hour online course over a period of 6 to 8 weeks and involves downloading and reading online materials, working through lessons, and completing assessment questions. A qualified trainer is available to support online participants throughout the course, assess answers to the workbook and provide feedback to participants. Upon completing the course, participants will receive a final call from the trainer as part of the assessment. Register now.


  • Awareness Sessions

    are 2-hour sessions conducted by Lifeline centres to meet the needs of communities, specific groups and organisations around the issue of domestic and family violence. Click here for more information.

    Our next DV Awareness workshop will be announced soon, they are held at Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury (4 Park Ave Gordon). Bookings are essential – click here to secure your place.


  • Tailored workshops

    are a two-day DV-alert workshop held for individual organisations who request training specifically for their staff (minimum of 10 staff). Delivering tailored workshops is another way for Lifeline to bring the DV-alert program to as many organisations across the country directly working with families and communities. Request for a tailored workshop.

To register your interest, email us or call (02) 9498 8805