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Family, domestic and sexual violence

Family, domestic and sexual violence (FDSV) is a major health, welfare and social issue. It affects people of all ages and from all backgrounds, but mainly women and children.

This website brings together information from a range of sources to provide a comprehensive picture of FDSV in Australia and summarises changes in key measures over time. Regular updates are made to include the latest available data for key national data sources. Content reflects information available prior to 7 March 2024. Reports released after this date will be included in the next scheduled update. See the Release schedule (under the Resources section) for more information.

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