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.................................................... But in Australia you have the right to .................................................... 1. Be treated with dignity, respect and be safe in your home. 2. Access services where you will be listened to, believed and supported. 3. Report family violence and have police respond. 4. Access an interpreter when talking with police and support services. 5. Put your children’s needs first. Their best interests are central to deciding who will care for them. 6. Access services that can assist you with emergency relief and accommodation. 7. Seek a divorce without your husband’s approval. 8. Protection from unfair treatment, regardless of your visa status, where there is family violence. 9. Be safe and ensure your children and family members are protected. 10. Choose if you want to stay or go. Services can support you and help you keep safe no matter what you decide.