Safety and Violence

Everyone has the right to be safe from violence. Violence is never OK and it is never your fault if someone is violent towards you.

In this section you can learn about what violence is and how to get help if you need it.
Watch the video about safety and violence (click here to view the transcript):
Have you experienced violence?

You can make a
submission to the Royal Commission

Learn more

Important Resources

External website
Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability
Information about the Disability Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability, including how to make a submission.
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Guides
WWDA Easy English Book: Your right to be safe from violence
Information about your right to be safe written in Easy English.
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Checklist
Our Place Checklist: Are You Experiencing Violence?
Violence can be hard to recognise when you are the one experiencing it. This checklist can help you identify if you are experiencing violence.
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Publications
WWDA Position Statement 1: Right to Freedom from Violence
Information from WWDA about the right to safety from all forms of violence and abuse.
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Apps
Sunny App
A free app for women with disability who have experienced violence and abuse.
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External website
1800RESPECT
A 24-hour confidential information, counselling and support service. Phone or chat online now.
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