What family violence is and how it affects others. How the Courts deal with family violence.
Courts’ responsibilities by law where there is risk of child abuse or family violence; also the Family Court’s Magellan case management approach.
State/territory family violence orders and how these are considered under the Family Law Act.
The Family Violence Strategy sets out the Courts’ commitment to address family violence when it is an issue for court clients.
The Courts’ policies on personal safety and what you must do if you have concerns or fears.
Information on the various sections of the Family Law Act that refer to family violence.
The effects family violence can have on children's lives and their physical and emotional development.
Definitions by law and the Courts’ approaches to family violence.
Contact information for community organisations.