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01 Oct 2016... The Australian Government has developed a Family Safety Pack for men and women coming to Australia. It includes information on Australia's laws regarding domestic and family violence, sexual assault and forced marriage, and a woman's right to be safe.
This translated fact sheet outlines how in Australia, it is against the law to sexually assault anyone. A person who commits sexual assault can go to jail, whether they are a man or a woman. It outlines what sexual assault includes, and also provides contact details for support services.
The Australian Government does not tolerate domestic and family violence under any circumstances.Domestic and family violence includes behaviour or threats that aim to control a male or female partner by causing fear or threatening their safety. This fact sheet provides information on what domestic and family violence can include as well as contact details for culturally sensitive services in Australia.
This translated fact sheet outlines that forcing anybody to get married is a serious crime in Australia, and that people are free to choose whether to get married. The fact sheet provides facts on the illegality of taking or sending someone to another country for forced marriage or getting someone else to organise this. It also contains contact details of support services.
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