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Domestic violence

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Domestic violence

Trusted information about domestic violence, including effects of domestic violence, types of domestic violence, domestic violence statistics and where to get help from leading Australian health organisations.

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Domestic violence statistics

Domestic violence can affect anyone regardless of gender or circumstances. Read statistics about who are most affected by domestic violence in Australia.

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Signs of domestic violence

Domestic violence is difficult to talk about. You might want to support a friend, loved one or child who you think is experiencing domestic violence.

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Domestic violence TINO : Tune In Not Out

Domestic violence can occur in many forms. It is important to remember that no one has the right to be violent towards you.

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Tool kit: Domestic Violence

A self-help resource to help people living with domestic violence

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Family and domestic violence

We support people experiencing family and domestic violence by providing information, resources and referrals.

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Domestic violence against men

Domestic violence against men can include physical violence, bullying, emotional abuse and social isolation. Learn how to break the cycle of abuse and where to get help.

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Domestic violence support | Abuse and violence | ReachOut Australia

If youre experiencing domestic violence, there are services available to help you regardless of where you live in Australia.

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Domestic violence and pregnancy

Domestic violence is the most common form of assault. Women are most at risk of violence in their own home. Physical violence and sexual violence from your partner is against the law. Emotional abuse can be as harmful as physical abuse.

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Domestic violence and what you can do about it | Abuse and violence | ReachOut Australia

Domestic violence, or intimate partner violence, is violent, abusive or intimidating behaviour in a relationship.

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