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Domestic Violence Safety Assessment Tool (DVSAT) (PDF, 231.6 KB) (PDF, 231.6 KB) is for use by non-government service providers and government agencies other than NSW Police Force. The DVSAT has primarily been designed for use in intimate partner violence situations.
Service providers who decide to use the DVSAT in other situations should be mindful that some of the questions in Part A might not be relevant. Service providers should use their professional judgement about the appropriateness of individual questions.
The DVSAT does not change or replace existing child protection obligations and procedures
21 Nov 2022
We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the First Nations Peoples of NSW and pay our respects to Elders past, present, and future.
Informed by lessons of the past, Department of Communities and Justice is improving how we work with Aboriginal people and communities. We listen and learn from the knowledge, strength and resilience of Stolen Generations Survivors, Aboriginal Elders and Aboriginal communities.
You can access our apology to the Stolen Generations.