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The Australian Government has developed a family safety pack with information on Australia’s laws regarding domestic and family violence, sexual assault and forced marriage.

To view the pack in English and other languages, click here.

There are a number of resources to assist you in understanding domestic and family violence, the law and where to get help.

What information is available?

Family Violence Law Help has materials that are free and easy to understand. Topics include:

  • Domestic and family violence
  • Family law
  • Child protection law
  • Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders, and
  • Where to get help.

Where can i get more information or support?

Visit Family Violence Law Help at www.familyviolencelaw.gov.au

If you or any other person is in immediate danger – call the police on Triple Zero (000).

To speak to someone about domestic and family violence, call 1800-RESPECT (1800 737 732).