Emma Husar’s plea to help domestic violence victims as unpaid leave deemed ‘fair and relevant’

Emma Husar’s plea to help domestic violence victims as unpaid leave deemed ‘fair and relevant’

Posted March 27, 2018 08:02:30 Photo: Labor MP Emma Husar gives an emotional speech about her abusive father in Parliament in 2016. (AAP: Mick Tsikas) Related Story: Labor MP gives tearful account of domestic violence Related Story: One in four churchgoers in abusive relationships, UK study finds Emma Husar’s story …

Indigenous women travel to Canberra to draw attention to family violence

Indigenous women travel to Canberra to draw attention to family violence

Updated March 27, 2018 07:32:01 Photo: Shirleen Campbell says she wants Indigenous voices to be heard. (ABC News: Bridget Brennan) Related Story: Aboriginal women ‘sick of being another domestic violence statistic’ Aboriginal women from Alice Springs have travelled to Canberra to deliver a defiant message — they are deeply worried …

Domestic violence victims on temporary visas left with no escape due to legal loophole

Domestic violence victims on temporary visas left with no escape due to legal loophole

By Ryma Tchier Updated March 23, 2018 06:57:07 Photo: Grace decided to leave when her partner made sexual advances on her child. (ABC News) Grace had already left one abusive relationship with the father of her daughter in the Philippines, when she met a man she thought was the one. …

More police sent to PNG’s Highlands as violence hampers earthquake relief effort

More police sent to PNG’s Highlands as violence hampers earthquake relief effort

Posted March 20, 2018 16:13:34 Photo: A team works to unload emergency supplies from a helicopter in Papua New Guinea. (Supplied: Thomas Nybo/ Unicef) Heavily armed police are being sent to Papua New Guinea’s Highlands to deal with violence that has disrupted the distribution of earthquake relief supplies. Provincial authorities …