What to do if you are in danger

If you are in danger, it is an emergency or a life-threatening situation, call 000 

Go to a safe place. Safer places in your home are where there are two exits and no hard surfaces.


Take these items if possible:

  • Money
  • Keys to car, house, work
  • Extra clothes
  • Medications
  • Birth certificates
  • School and medical records (immunization records)
  • Bank cards, credit cards, tax file number
  • Driver’s license, car registration
  • Healthcare card
  • Medicare card and Centrelink information
  • Passports, visa copies
  • Lease, rental, mortgage and insurance papers
  • Address book
  • Pictures, jewellery, things that mean a lot to you
  • Children’s things (toys, blankets, nappies etc.)
  • Recent photograph of your ex-partner
  • Any paperwork of existing Restraining Orders