Family Violence Intervention Orders

Family Violence Intervention Orders

Do you work with clients who have an Intervention Order or may need to apply for one? Family Violence Intervention Orders (FVIOs) are an important legal response to family violence. Our training will help you understand the legal process of Intervention Orders, including what happens if the order is breached and how they interact with other court orders.

You will learn:

  • To explain the process of an Intervention Order matter through the court system
  • To identify supports – legal and otherwise – to assist your client
  • To explain the process of changing or revoking an Intervention Order
  • To explain the process when there is a breach of an Intervention Order and develop advocacy strategies to report breaches to police
  • How Intervention Orders and other court orders can work together
Who is this for?

Professionals who work in family violence and other community and human service organisations


Online training – you will be sent a Zoom link


This training runs over 2 consecutive half days.


Day 1 – 9:30am – 1:30pm

Day 2 – 9:30am- 1:30pm



“I have better clarity on how to support clients with Intervention Orders and what to expect’’

“The greatest strength of the training was the knowledge of the trainers and a thorough and in-depth explanation of legal and court processes for Intervention Orders’’

Upcoming dates

There are currently no upcoming dates. Email [email protected] to be added to the waitlist.


Our office is closed

We will reopen at 9am Monday 8 January 2024.


You can contact Victoria Legal Aid for legal support or Safe Steps for family violence support. 


Our duty lawyer services will continue during this period. Please contact your local court if you need legal help at court.


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