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You have to report the abuse to the authorities.
If you have an interest in the childs welfare then under the family law Act you can make an application with the courts. You would apply for residency so that the child lives with you.
Section 65C of the family law act is the one that applies.
But you should report the abuse to children services so that they are aware of them.
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