Domestic Violence

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Domestic and Family Violence

There are many types of domestic and family violence. It is violent, abusive or intimidating behaviour by a partner, carer or family member to control, dominate or cause fear. It doesn’t have to be physical abuse. It can be emotional, psychological, financial, sexual or other types of abuse.

It can affect anyone in the community, regardless of gender, sexual identity, race, age, culture, ethnicity, religion, disability, economic status or location.

If you’re a victim of domestic and family violence, there is help available.

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Anyone in immediate danger should call Triple Zero (000).

For information, support and help, call the 24 hour Domestic Violence Line on 1800 65 64 63.

To report suspected child abuse or neglect, call the 24 hour Child Protection Helpline on 132 111.

Service providers can find out more about NSW Government domestic and family violence reforms, It Stops Here, Safer Pathway and other information at for service providers.

NSW Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme

The NSW Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme helps people who may be at risk of domestic violence to find out if their current or former partner has a history of violent criminal offences.

The Scheme is the first of its kind in Australia and one of the NSW Government’s  strategies to help reduce domestic violence in NSW.

Find out more about the Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme.

$60 Million Domestic and Family Violence Package

NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Pru Goward have announced a $60 million package to target perpetrators and support women, men and children who have experienced domestic and family violence (DFV).

For more information, including media releases and fact sheets, visit www.women.nsw.gov.au.

Stop Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence is not the fault of victims. Watch the new community service announcement from NSW Police and let’s work together to stop domestic violence.