Family violence can happen to anyone.
If someone is violent or abusing and hurting you or your children, it is not your fault.
- It is against the law for anyone to hurt you or any member of your family. Your family includes your spouse, partner, children, carer, parent or in-law.
- It is against the law for children to be hit, see or hear violence in the home. They have the right, as adults do, to feel safe in their own home and not live in fear. Exposure to violence can cause long-term harm to children.