Protection Unit – Protection and Family Violence Orders
If you need urgent assistance or your safety is at immediate risk call the Police on 000
If you require information about available domestic violence services or emergency accommodation please call the Domestic Violence Crisis Service: at www.dvcs.org.au or on their 24hrs crisis line 02 6280 0900
Information about protection orders
A Personal Protection Order or a Workplace Protection Order may made by the Court to prohibit someone from engaging in personal violence towards an individual or for a workplace.
A Family Violence Order is an order made by the Court to prohibit someone from engaging in family violence towards family members.
Information about applying and responding to protection orders is available at:
- Do you need protection from violence? (PDF, 130 KB)
- Responding to an application for a protection order (PDF, 140 KB)
- Translated Versions
The ACT Magistrates Court Registry Protection can assist you with further information.