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Domestic Violence Increasing During COVID-19 Crisis

There has been a rise in domestic violence during the COVID-19 crisis. A survey conducted by the Australian Institute of Criminology has revealed that almost one in 10 Australian women, in a relationship, have experienced domestic violence during the COVID-19 crisis. For 33% of the women, it was the first time that they had been the victim of sexual or domestic violence in their relationship.

If you are the victim of domestic violence or sexual abuse in the home, please contact the Police on 000 in an emergency or the National Sexual Assault, Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service on 1800 737 732.  We are experts in Family Law and Intervention Orders and can further assist you. Please call our Emergency Family Law Advice Line on 0424 694 124 or Main Reception on 03 8600 6000.

https://www.theage.com.au/politics/federal/domestic-violence-on-the-rise-during-pandemic-20200712-p55b8q.html