Anyone can experience family violence. It is a common social problem that affects many people in the community regardless of their age, gender, sexuality, and religion. Family violence also known as domestic violence. It can include different forms of violence such as physical abuse, verbal abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, social abuse, financial abuse, spiritual abuse and stalking.

Intervention Orders (IVO) and Apprehended Violence Orders (AVO) are Court Orders which prevent persons from contacting or being within a certain distance of the Applicant / Protected person.

If you are a victim of family violence, talk to your lawyer about your options. If you need a legal interpreter, visit

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