Family violence

Find out how to get help for family violence (domestic violence) and learn about Protection Orders and Police Safety Orders.

Family Violence Information Disclosure Scheme (FVIDS)

This page explains how potential victims of family violence, or concerned relatives or friends, can request information relating to the violence history of a new partner. The aim is to enable a partne… More

Help for family violence

How to respond to, and how to get help for, family violence (also known as domestic violence). Includes an introduction to Police Safety Orders and Protection Orders. … More

Protection Orders

Explains how to get a Protection Order and how it will help you stand up to family violence. Also outlines what the Order means for the person it is taken out against (the respondent). … More

Police Safety Orders

This page explains what happens when a Police Safety Order is issued and what happens if it is breached. It includes contacts for advice and support for family violence. … More