Domestic and Family Violence
The 2015-17 National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH) has prioritised funding to frontline homelessness services focusing on women and children experiencing domestic and family violence.
If you are experiencing domestic or family violence, or sexual assault, you may wish to contact 1800RESPECT, the National Sexual Assault, Family and Domestic Violence Counselling Service.
1800RESPECT is a free and confidential interactive online and telephone counselling, information, and referral service. It is available nationwide, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (1800 737 732 or www.1800respect.org.au) and offers support and assistance to people who have experienced family violence.
More information about the Australian Government’s role in women’s safety.