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  • People with a disability, especially women and girls, are twice as likely as other women and girls to experience violence.
  • In an emergency, call triple zero (000)
  • If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, abuse or neglect there is help available. As a starting point, call the National Disability Abuse and Neglect Hotline on 1800 880 052. They can help you find the best way to deal with an issue and will usually refer you to an appropriate service.

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Reviewed on: 18-09-2015