Does your partner, boyfriend or girlfriend, flatmate, carer, or family member?

  • Make you feel uncomfortable or afraid?
  • Often put you down, humiliate you, or make you feel worthless?
  • Constantly check up on what you are doing or where you are going?
  • Try to stop you from seeing your own friends or family?
  • Constantly accuse y ou of flirting with others when this isn’t true?
  • Tell you how the household finances should be spent, or stop you having any money for yourself?
  • Stop you from having medical assistance?
  • Scare or hurt you by being violent (e.g. hitting, choking, smashing things, locking you in, driving dangerously to frighten you)?
  • Pressure or force you to do sexual things that you don’t want to do?
  • Threaten to hurt you, or to kill themselves if you say you want to end the relationship?
  • Interfere with your online access or access to the phone?
  • Hurt your children, or performed violent actions in front of your children?
  • Do you have physical symptoms, such as tense
  • muscles or racing heart beat because of these feelings?
  • Do you have trouble concentrating because of these feelings?

If you have answered ‘yes’ to any of these, then there are signs
that you are not being treated right, or that you are being
abused. If you don’t feel safe, respected and cared for, then
some thing isn’t right. Domestic and family violence can involve
lots of types of abuse.

For more information on Domestic and family violence support, please click here Our Domestic and Family violence support can assist. Contact our team on (02) 9727 0477 or email us on

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