Family violence is behaviour of another family member that makes you fearful, makes you do things you don’t want to, or is used to control you.
This section will help you to understand:
what family violence includes
what help is available if you are worried about family violence
how the family law deals with cases involving family violence.
If you are in immediate danger, phone 000. For non-emergency help from the police, call 131 444.
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