A Warrnambool man charged with breaking his ex-partner's nose in several places has been refused bail.
The 32-year-old appeared in Warrnambool Magistrates Court on Monday where he made a self-represented, successful bail application.
He was arrested at his north Warrnambool home late Saturday afternoon after a five-hour standoff.
He has been charged with intentionally causing injury, breaching a court order, trespass, breaching bail and assaulting police.
Police allege that on Friday night the victim's ex-partner was contacting her friends while he had custody of their children.
At 11.51pm that night police spoke to the man, he was not intoxicated, but about a half-hour later he attended a Beamish Street address where his ex-partner was with her new partner.
The victim and a man asked him to leave, but he grabbed the woman by her jumper and attempted to drag her to the front gate.
The accused man was angry and asking the woman what she was doing at the address.
Police alleged the man threw 20 punches at the woman, most of which were blocked by the new partner.
But, he threw one last punch which connected, which is alleged to have fractured her nose in several places and chipped a tooth.
The woman's nose bled profusely.
The accused man left and went home and police attended at his address at 2.40am, where the children were still in attendance.
The man threatened to arm himself with knives and stab police members if they attempted to enter his home.
At 11.30am Saturday police returned to the home and the man repeated his threat to stab police.
A police negotiator was called in and the man was eventually arrested at 4.50pm.
On Monday, he told the court he was willing to "do anything" on bail, including sign in to the police station seven days a week, abide by a curfew, and provide a $15,000 surety.
He said if he went to jail he "wouldn't come out alive".
He also said he had loans to repay, two dogs to look after and responsibilities to his children.
But magistrate Mark Stratmann said the man failed to show exceptional circumstances why he should be released on bail.
The man's application was refused and he was remanded in custody.
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