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Domestic and family violence

This page has links to websites, fact sheets, guides, and videos that explain the law about domestic violence in the Northern Territory. You can request a copy of these by calling 1800 019 343 or filling in our publications order form.

For more information or legal advice, call the Legal Aid Helpline on 1800 019 343.



Family violence law help

Family violence law help has information about family law, child protection, domestic and family violence, the law, and where to get help. Click here to visit the website (this link will open a new page). 




LawInfo NT


LawInfoNT is a website with plain language information about the law. You can read, watch, listen to, or look at information; get information in different languages; and find a legal service near you.

Click here for information about domestic violence (this link will open a new website).









The NT Law Handbook

The NT Law Handbook is a practical guide to legal issues that affect people living in the Northern Territory. It includes information on the legal system, marriage, children, credit and debt, criminal proceedings, discrimination, young people, social security, health, and much more.

Click here to access the NT Law Handbook (this link will open a new website)




Fact sheets


Facts about: Domestic and family violence

This fact sheet has information about what domestic and family violence is, types of domestic and family violence, mandatory reporting, and help available for victims in the Northern Territory. Read more…



Domestic violence and spousal visas

These brochures have information about where you can get advice about your visa if you’ve been hurt or harmed by your partner. Read more…








Do I have to report domestic violence?

This poster helps you know when to report domestic violence.

Click here to download the mandatory reporting poster (.pdf 264kb).





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