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Domestic violence behaviour includes when another person you are in an intimate personal, family or carer relationship with:
Examples of this behaviour include:
If another person you are in a relevant relationship with (see page 8) does any of these things, you can apply to a magistrate at a Magistrates Court for a domestic violence order. It is important to remember you do not have to have been physically injured to have experienced domestic violence.
Children are exposed to domestic violence when they see, hear or experience these behaviours directly or indirectly. (See What about children?).
Last updated 7 April 2021