Intervention orders are court orders that help protect people who have been harmed, threatened or abused by another person.

There are two types of intervention orders:

You and your family can be protected by an intervention order even if there has been no physical violence.

For more information, visit the websites of the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria (External link) or the Victims Support Agency (External link).

If you are in immediate danger, call 000 and ask for the police.


How to apply for an intervention order

If you urgently need an intervention order, please call 000 and ask for the police.

You can apply for an intervention order at any Magistrates’ Court in Victoria (External link). The Magistrates' Court website also features an interactive mock hearing (External link).

The Victims Support Agency (External link) website also has detailed information about intervention orders and what to expect from the process.