Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union


What support is there for people experiencing family and domestic violence?


For some people, home is not the safest place, and restrictions may make things worse. Remember, you are always allowed to leave your home to stay safe from harm and access family and domestic violence support services.

If you and/or your family are in immediate danger, please call the police on Triple Zero (000).

AMWU Care Line has qualified counsellors available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 1800 206 316. It’s free for AMWU members and their immediate family.

Support from the AMWU's hardship fund is available for members experiencing family and domestic violence. Contact the union for assistance.

1800-RESPECT is the national sexual assault, domestic family violence counselling service available 24/7 on 1800 737 732. For an interpreter, phone 13 14 50.

Find more services and support for your state/territory below:

ACT  -  NSW  -  NT  -  QLD  -  SA  -  TAS  -  VIC  -  WA 

Note: the websites for SA and WA support services do not have quick exits buttons.

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