G660:2023 Assisting Consumers Affected by Domestic and Family Violence
This Guideline provides education and guidance to providers on how to assist customers experiencing domestic and family violence, with topics including staff and training, communicating with customers, privacy and safety, economic abuse, technology facilitated abuse, and how a customer can keep a mobile number when leaving a contract held by the perpetrator. It is suggested that providers read the Guideline in its entirety and then determine which tools and procedures work best for their operations.
Note: G660:2023 Assisting Consumers Affected by Domestic and Family Violence Industry Guideline was released in May 2023, with variations made in June 2023 to update references to the following Codes following their registration by the ACMA:
- C525 Handling of Life Threatening and Unwelcome Communications Industry Code; and
- C556 Number Management – Use of Numbers by Customers Industry Code.