Abuse in relationships can happen to anyone. This section contains information on the types of abuse, how to recognize abusive behaviours, and which kinds of abuse are against the law. You can also find guides on keeping yourself safe and applying for a court order to protect yourself and your family.
Abuse and violence are never the fault of the person being abused. If you or someone you know is being abused, there's help available. Find out about the Signal for Help.
Unhealthy relationships and personal safety
Stories about people dealing with abuse, and how to leave a bad situation safely.
When behaviour is abuse
Tia recognizes that her husband’s controlling behaviour is abuse and that she has options.
Focus on safety
A couple discusses how a neighbour needs to make a safety plan before she leaves her abusive partner.