What is a domestic violence order (DVO)?

A DVO can give different kinds of rules the defendant must follow Don’t hurt the protected person Don’t threaten or swear at the protected person Don’t see or talk to the protected person Don’t drink alcohol or be drunk around the protected...

I am a victim of domestic violence. What can I do?

If you need somewhere safe to stay, there are women’s shelters (safe houses) in different places in the NT. You can find a list here. There are also safe houses in remote communities; You can find a list here.   A domestic violence order (DVO) can protect you from...