The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (child protection) investigate when they are worried about the safety of children. If you are concerned about child protection, even if they have not contacted you, you can seek legal advice from a lawyer.
Family violence is sometimes called “domestic violence”, “abuse” or “an abusive relationship”. Family violence can happen to anyone. You have the right to feel safe at home. You have the right to BE SAFE at home. You should not be living in fear.
The Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT) was created by the Victorian Government to acknowledge and provide financial assistance to victims of violent crime committed in Victoria. Victims of crime are people who are physically or psychologically injured as a result of a violent crime.