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New figures show there were 1,177 cases in the 2009-10 financial year alone.
Ten years earlier, in 1999-2000, the number of reported incidents was 629.
And Geelong police say they're especially disturbed by the number of children who are present during call-outs to domestic violence incidents.
A family violence unit has been set up in Geelong to try and address the situation, and focus on repeat offenders.
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