Domestic Violence Links
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Domestic violence is when one person behaves in a way that controls or dominates another person and causes fear for their safety and wellbeing. Usually a pattern of abusive and controlling behaviour taking many forms. It happens in intimate, family or informal care relationships. Regardless of age, culture, sexuality or gender identity, you have the right to live without fear.
Nationally accredited free training program delivered by Lifeline aimed at recognising the signs of domestic and family violence and knowing what to do next. There are programs for the general public and specialist programs for frontline workers. For more information go to the DV-alert website.
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More Domestic Violence Support organisations
Daisy is a free app developed by 1800RESPECT that connects you to services in your local area. You can create a list of services and save them. This includes legal, housing, financial and children’s services. You can also search the internet with Daisy and understand what to expect when contacting a service.
Sunny is a free app developed by women with disability and 1800RESPECT. Sunny supports all women with disability impacted by sexual assault and family and domestic violence.
Sunny helps you to:
understand what violence and abuse are
learn about different types of violence
understand what has happened
know your rights
find people who can help.
Escabags Ltd is an Australian registered charity who distribute ‘Escape Bags’ for victims fleeing domestic and family abuse.