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Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme

South Australia's Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme (DVDS) provides an avenue for a person who may be at risk of domestic violence to get information about their partner or former partner, to help make decisions about their safety and the future of the relationship.

A request for information can be made by either:

  • the person who is feeling unsafe in their relationship or about their former partner, or
  • a person concerned about the welfare of someone they know.

Click here for further information and making an application on the SA Police website.

The  DVDS is an early intervention and prevention initiative. It is not an emergency response service.

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency.

Dial 131 444 for non-urgent police assistance.

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Department for Communities and Social Inclusion
URL:
http://officeforwomen.sa.gov.au/womens-policy/womens-safety/domestic-violence-disclosure-scheme
Last Updated:
16 May 2017
Printed on:
18 Oct 2018
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