71 APPENDIX 1 Whittlesea CALD Communities Family Violence Project Interview Format Cohort 1: Women who have experienced family violence 1. How long have you been living in Australia? What is your residency status? 2. What is your cultural background? 3. What is the main language you speak at home? 4. Who did you first speak to about the family violence you were experiencing? 5. Why did you choose that particular person/organisation to speak to first? 6. What prompted you to make the decision to first speak to someone about the family violence you were experiencing? 7. When you first spoke to that person/organisation about your experience what information/advice did you receive from them? 8. How would you describe the information/advice that you received? (If the first point of disclosure was not an organisation that assists victims of family violence) 8.1 Did that person refer you to an agency/organisation for assistance? 8.2 If yes, which agency/organisation did they refer you to? 8.2.1 Did you choose to make contact with the agency/organisation that you were referred to? 8.3 If no, did you go on to access services from another agency/organisation for assistance with the family violence you were experiencing? 8.3.1 If yes, how did you find out about that agency/organisation? 8.3.2 f yes, why did you choose to make contact with that particular agency/organisation?