Domestic, family and sexualised violence can happen to anyone.

National, state and territory definitions of domestic and family violence and criminal codes vary, however violence and abuse is never acceptable in any community, family, institution, place or context.

Read about what constitutes domestic and family violence. Here you can:


Australia: If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic or family violence you can contact 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732 or through online chat, free and available 24/7.

New Zealand: If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic or family violence you can contact 0800 733 843 Women’s Refuge crisis line — free and available, 24/7.

Other countries: Contact the Sonder support team through the Sonder app or through the supplied phone number.

Information produced by Insight Exchange. Insight Exchange centres on the expertise of people with lived experience of domestic and family violence and gives voice to these experiences. Visit the Insight Exchange Website for more information.


If you have any questions or need extra support, we're here to help you anytime, in any language. Simply start a chat with us via the home screen of the Sonder app.

All content is created and published for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice. Always seek the guidance of a qualified health professional.

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