Family & Domestic Violence

The magnitude of the problem of family and domestic violence in Australia has only become apparent in recent years. With this realisation there has been an acknowledgement that society at large must work together to address this crisis. Employers can play a significant role in supporting and protecting victims of abuse.


If you are in immediate danger, call 000 for Police and Ambulance help.


1800RESPECT is a national sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling and information referral services. It’s open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Their website also has a services directory.

1800 737 732


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Media releases

Businesses’ role in addressing domestic abuse

Jess Hill will address business leaders about their role in addressing the complex issue of domestic abuse at DCA’s Anna McPhee Memorial Oration on Diversity & Inclusion.  


When Love Hurts

Kai Noonan from ACON speaks about how power and control drive all domestic violence cases, and how this plays out in same sex and LGBTIQ+ relationships.