Family Violence/Abuse – what is it?

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What is family violence/abuse? It is important to know that family violence (sometimes called ‘domestic violence’ or ‘abuse’) does not always come in the form of physically violent behaviour – it can also include emotional and financial abuse. The Family Law Act 1975 (‘FLA’) defines family violence as ‘violent, threatening or other behaviour by a person that […]

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