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Domestic violence and abusive relationships

Domestic violence (or family violence) is when someone uses violence to maintain power over someone they’re close to. Learn about signs, effects and what you can do if you're in an abusive relationship.

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Domestic violence against men

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

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Food, medicines and other essentials during COVID-19

Learn more here about getting medicines, food and essential supplies while isolating with COVID-19, as well as who you can reach out to for help.

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Emotional abuse

Emotional abuse includes verbal abuse, threats, restricting freedom and financial deprivation. It can have serious effects on adults and children.

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COVID-19 information and support services by state and territory

Links to state and territory-based information on COVID-19, regarding health, travel restrictions, events, school, self-isolation and work.

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8 ways to stress-proof your festive season

Christmas can lead to stress, family conflict and financial woes for many people. Check out these tips for keeping your cool during the festive season.

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Complex post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Complex PTSD is a mental health condition that can develop in people who have been through prolonged and repeated trauma, particularly in childhood.

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Child abuse

Child abuse is any behaviour that harms or could harm a child or young person, either physically or emotionally. Read how to recognise the signs and report it.

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Keeping your kids safe

Get some tips on how to teach your child to recognise suspicious behaviour and what to do about it.

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Counsellors and counselling

Counsellors work in mental health and other settings. They specialise in building relationships based on discussions between the client and counsellor.

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