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Coercive control is repeated patterns of family and domestic violence (DV) that aim to gain control over someone else.

These behaviours can be more complex than other domestic conflicts, but news reports and discussions about modifying family law in NSW and other parts of Australia are helping to raise awareness of this issue.

If you want to know more, or you or someone you know might be a victim of coercive control, read this short guide to find out what is considered coercive control and what care and protection is available to help you.

What is considered coercive control?