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New research from Monash University examines the practical, ethical and political challenges of using smart home technologies to protect women from intimate partner violence in their own homes. Should we embrace 'Big Sister'?
Police and Rotarians are inviting people on the Northern Rivers to wear purple and join them in speaking out against domestic violence this Friday in Ballina.
The NSW Police Force and Rotary have announced a new partnership aimed at raising further community awareness of domestic and family violence across NSW. This comes as the internationally recognised '16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence' campaign begins tomorrow.
Ballina-on-Richmond Rotary Club's domestic and family violence prevention campaign is rippling far beyond the Northern Rivers, sparking interest and support from across Australia and the wider Pacific. The Echo caught up with Rotary District Governor Dave Harmon to find out more.
Operation Amarok III, an intelligence-based policing strategy led by each region’s Domestic Violence High-Risk Offender Teams ran from last Wednesday to Saturday, and involved officers from all police area commands and police districts in NSW, as well as various proactive and specialist units.
A lack of housing on the Far North Coast increases the risks of domestic violence (DV). Women are more likely to stay in DV situations, and are more at risk living on the street, because they can’t find alternative accommodation.
The statistics on domestic violence in Australia are staggering, but clearly not shocking enough to have more done to lower them. The courts and services are doing what they can, but the current situation is too much for both government and NGOs to handle.
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Investigators are appealing for public assistance as investigations continue into an attempted abduction in Tweed Heads at the weekend.