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Domestic Violence

There are many types of domestic and family violence. It is violent, abusive or intimidating behaviour by a partner, carer or family member to control, dominate or cause fear. It doesn’t have to be physical abuse. It can be emotional, psychological, financial, sexual or other types of abuse.

It can affect anyone in the community, regardless of gender, sexual identity, race, age, culture, ethnicity, religion, disability, economic status or location.

Domestic violence is a social and criminal problem affecting a large number of residents of the Georges River Council area.

Georges River Council is an active member of the St George Domestic Violence Committee.