Next steps

Where to from here?

You’ll receive an email shortly, which will have your application for a family violence order paperwork (draft).

It’s important that you speak with an expert in this space before you submit your protection order paperwork.

Speak with an expert to:

Get peace of mind that applying for a protection order is your best next step

Understand the process to apply and what happens once your application is submitted

Create a safety plan and connect with support services

Protection Unit, ACT Magistrates Court
protection@courts.act.gov.au
(02) 6205 3649

To watch the Explainer Video, CLICK HERE.

Legal Aid ACT Family Violence Unit
6207 1874
dv@legalaidact.org.au
Women’s Legal Centre ACT
(02) 6257 4377
NSW/ACT Aboriginal Legal Service
1800 733 233
Domestic Violence Crisis Service
admin@dvcs.org.au
(02) 6280 0900
EveryMan Australia
(02) 6230 6999
Canberra Rape Crisis Centre
crcc@crcc.org.au
(02) 6247 2525