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Emergency department staff to ask women about their domestic violence experiences
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Emergency department staff to ask women about their domestic violence experiences

Upon presentation to an emergency department, women will be asked short questions in relation to their experience with physical, emotional or verbal abuse from a former or present partner.

  • by Laura Chung

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Repeated emotional abuse set to be outlawed in Queensland

Repeated emotional abuse set to be outlawed in Queensland

Hannah Clarke's parents have been pushing to make coercive control a crime.

  • by Lydia Lynch
Rental assistance helps those fleeing domestic violence
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Rental assistance helps those fleeing domestic violence

Sheree has moved to a new home in western Sydney after a time spent living out of her car after fleeing domestic violence.

  • by Laura Chung
'I thought this only happens in movies': A bereaved mother takes up the anti-violence campaign

'I thought this only happens in movies': A bereaved mother takes up the anti-violence campaign

The mother of murder victim Grace Donato has spoken about the 'terribly familiar' feeling of hearing about 23-year-old Celeste Manno's killing, and called for culture change to protect women.

  • by Wendy Tuohy
'Intimate terrorism': why the murders of Hannah, Aaliyah, Laianah and Trey must spark change
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'Intimate terrorism': why the murders of Hannah, Aaliyah, Laianah and Trey must spark change

Rowan Baxter had barely ever laid a hand on his wife Hannah Clarke – until he set fire to her and their three kids on a suburban Brisbane street in February. The crime shocked the country, and strengthened calls to criminalise coercive control.

  • by Madonna King
We must fight toxic culture of violence against women with education and support
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We must fight toxic culture of violence against women with education and support

Far too many men have a problem with women and it’s much more serious than how many times they got ‘swiped left’ on a dating site.

  • by Andrew Miller
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Ex-Family Court chief wants coercive control laws to criminalise 'intimate terrorism'

Ex-Family Court chief wants coercive control laws to criminalise 'intimate terrorism'

His comments, made on the eve of White Ribbon Day, add weight to campaigns being waged to make coercive control, or non-physical domestic violence, a specific offence in mainland Australian states

  • by Madonna King
Google and Facebook rejected 1 in 5 data requests from law enforcement in 2019

Google and Facebook rejected 1 in 5 data requests from law enforcement in 2019

The tech giants defended their data disclosure practices at parliamentary hearing on Tuesday.

  • by Lisa Visentin
Looser lending laws may lead to worse financial abuse, campaigners warn

Looser lending laws may lead to worse financial abuse, campaigners warn

Financial rights lawyers are warning planned changes to responsible lending obligations could make financial abuse worse and more frequent.

  • by Katina Curtis
Brisbane DV survivor now teaches businesses how to spot signs of abuse

Brisbane DV survivor now teaches businesses how to spot signs of abuse

Business leader Jo Mason survived domestic violence and now wants to help employers recognise warning signs in their staff.

  • by Tony Moore
Jack and Jennifer Edwards' lawyer misled Family Court, inquest told

Jack and Jennifer Edwards' lawyer misled Family Court, inquest told

During a custody battle between Olga and John Edwards, who later killed his children, Debbie Morton failed to mention his police history of domestic violence, the inquest heard.

  • by Jacqueline Maley