Women and Sexual Violence Law is the second edition of our previous publication, Sexual Assault – Your Rights and the Law and was written by the solicitors at Women’s Legal Service NSW.

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© Women’s Legal Resources Ltd trading as Women’s Legal Service NSW

ISBN (paperback) 978-0-9945808-2-5
ISBN (online) 978-0-9945808-3-2

Produced by Women’s Legal Service NSW
Second edition, April 2023

Copies of this publication are available from:
Women’s Legal Service NSW
PO Box 206 Lidcombe NSW 1825
Tel: (02) 8745 6900


Information about the law is summarised or expressed in general statements in this publication. The information should not be relied upon as a substitute for professional legal advice or reference to the actual legislation. While every effort is made to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information, Women’s Legal Service NSW does not assume responsibility for any errors or omissions.

About this booklet

This booklet aims to provide information primarily to people who have been subjected to sexual violence as adults in New South Wales, Australia, but it may also be relevant to people who have been subjected to sexual violence as children.

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