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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.
Earlier this month the NSW Government committed millions to a far-reaching animal protection fund and local group Lucy's Project was one of the fund's recipients.
Yesterday evening, Ballina paused to remember the first woman allegedly murdered in 2023 by her partner. In a moving vigil beside the river at sunset, around a mandala of flowers, those present pledged to do whatever is necessary to stop the scourge of domestic violence.
A lack of hard data on the rates of family, domestic and sexual violence in LGBTIQ+ relationships, means LGBTIQ+ people are at risk being forgotten in policy, planning, funding and new projects.
New industrial relations laws have passed NSW parliament today, which the government says will create the structure needed to deliver meaningful improvements to wages and conditions for hundreds and thousands of workers in the state.
There were information sessions this morning for local businesses and industry members impacted by the detection of Red Imported Fire Ants (RIFA) at South Murwillumbah, with the opportunity to find out more information about the strategy that the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) are using to contain and eradicate the fire ants.
The recently-released NSW Forestry Corporation’s annual report, which shows that taxpayers will again be asked to spend $15 million to subsidise native forest logging, has today been labelled ‘a damning indictment on our state’.
Lismore City Council has unveiled its iconic sustainable city Christmas tree. This is the eighth year of Lismore’s upcycled Christmas tree being proudly displayed on the corner of Keen and Magellan streets, following a one-year hiatus after the 2022 flood disaster.