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What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic and Family Violence is any behaviour which occurs in an intimate or family relationship and is violent, threatening, coercive or controlling or causes a victim to live in fear.    Domestic Violence is widespread…

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Children Need us to Speak Out

Children who are exposed to Domestic Violence need to know that things can change and that the violence can end. Children need our help. We as a community can speak out. Hope for the future….

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Speak Out 4 Kids

Speak Out 4 Kids aims to address, educate and respond to the issue of Domestic Violence within the Macleay Valley. Speak Out 4 Kids recognises the need for public education and awareness-raising campaigns to focus…

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Impact on Children

Exposure to Domestic Violence and its impact on children has been associated with a variety of problems in their development including: Emotional problems: crying, anxiety and sadness; repressed feelings of fear, anger, guilt and confusion…

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Forms of Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence is usually a pattern of behaviour aimed at controlling the victim. However, in some circumstances it may be an incident of physical violence in response to the other person’s ongoing patterns of power…

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