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NSW Domestic and Family Violence

NSW Domestic and Family Violence

You have a right to be safe. Domestic and family violence is a crime. Nobody deserves violence. Learn how to identify the different types of abuse, and to keep yourself or someone you know safe.

The NSW Government is committed to ensuring the safety of women in their homes and families, in public places and in the workplace.

Domestic Violence Line
1800 65 64 63 (NSW)
If you’re worrying about domestic violence, call the 24 hour Domestic Violence Hotline: 1800 656 463. For more information on Domestic Violence please see

To report suspected child abuse or neglect, call the Child Protection Helpline on 132 111 (24 hours/7 days).

1800 RESPECT: National sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling and information referral service, available 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

Men's Referral Service 1300 766 491: No to Violence is the peak body for organisations and individuals working with men to end family violence, they specialist in telephone counselling, information and referrals for men.

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Last updated: 24 Sep 2019