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National – 1800 RESPECT

1800 RESPECT is a confidential telephone counselling service for Australians who have experienced or are at risk of physical or sexual violence. This includes Domestic Violence and Family Violence. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week over the phone. Australians can access the line by calling 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732).
1800 RESPECT will give callers access to qualified and specialist counsellors who will provide counselling, information, advice, and referrals, free of charge

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National – Domestic Violence Crisis Line Telephone Numbers – All States of Australia
A comprehensive national state-by-state list of domestic violence crisis line telephone numbers

National – Salvation Army Domestic Violence Crisis Support
Comprehensive State contact list of The Salvation Army Domestic Violence Support & Accomodation Services

Centrelink – Emergency Assistance – Social Work Services
Centrelink Social Workers help people who have experienced or who are at risk of domestic or family violence. They can help you with claims for payments from Centrelink, and can help people in financial crisis who may lose accommodation or essential services. They can provide help with counselling, information and a variety of other services available in the community

Centrelink – Crisis Payment
Crisis Payment helps you if you are in severe financial hardship because you have experienced an extreme circumstance such as domestic violence. Go to the Centrelink Crisis payment website page here

National – Women’s Services Network (WESNET)
The Women’s Services Network (WESNET) is a national women’s peak advocacy body which works on behalf of women and children who are experiencing or have experienced domestic or family violence

Women’s Safety After Separation Website
This website aims to provide information to women facing separation, particularly where there is violence and abuse

Family Violence Support – Services Australia (Australian Govt. Website)
Whether you are escaping a situation or decide to separate there are many decisions you will need to make regarding the safety of you and your children, financial matters and your future. The following information will guide you through the process and includes information to help you work out your options

Relationships Australia – Violence and Abuse in Relationships
Relationships Australia provides a range of services to assist those with violence and or abuse issues in their relationships. Family Violence Prevention Services include the provision of counselling at the earliest possible time for couples before they reach the point where they are at risk of experiencing family violence. Counselling and other support is available for people who have experienced violence and abuse and are seeking ways to ensure their safety and to overcome the impact of this trauma
Family relationships online domestic violenceFamily Relationships Online is an Australian Government Website offering domestic violence information and support


Domestic Violence Documents, Brochures & Forms

Family Court of Australia – Best Practice Principals For Use In Parenting Disputes When Family Violence or Abuse is Alleged [PDF 283KB]
These best practice principles have been developed to provide decision makers with practical guidance in dealing with matters in which a notice has been filed alleging family violence or the risk of family violence, or abuse or the risk of abuse
FVBPP_April2009.pdfSingle Mother Domestic Violence Support National

Family Court of Australia – Notice of Child Abuse, Family Violence, or Risk of Family Violence (Form 4)
This form is to be used
(a) when allegations of child abuse or risk of child abuse are made
(b) a person alleges that there has been abuse of a child or family violence or there is a risk of abuse of a child or family violence
Go to the Family Court website to read the most up to date requirements and reasons of the above two reasons for Form 4
For mum information on how effective Form 4 can be, search for the term: “Family Court of Australia – Notice of Child Abuse, Family Violence, or Risk of Family Violence (Form 4)” in the single mother forum here


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