Domestic Violence

“About one in four Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years or over reported being a victim of physical or threatened violence.  Indigenous females and males were 35 and 22 times as likely to be hospitalised due to family violence-related assaults as other Australian females and males, respectively”.

(AHIW, 2024)

If you need urgent help, we advise you to first call the police on 000. If you require a domestic violence order, then you should first call the police in an attempt to have a police applicated proceedings. If the police are not able to pursue your application, then please call our services to see what we may do for you.

Are you experiencing Domestic Violence? Domestic Violence can include behaviors such as[1]:

  • Physical or sexual abuse
  • Emotional or psychological abuse
  • Economic abuse
  • Threatening behaviour
  • Coercive behaviour

Domestic Violence Matters

Domestic violence order (DVO) is issued by the Court to stop threats or acts of domestic violence[2]. This may be required if you are experiencing any of the abovementioned behaviors

Please call our service to see exactly what we can do for you. We may do everything from give you simple legal advice, to representing you in Court from start to finish. If we cannot, then we will refer you to a Service that can.

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