Piecemeal responses show Australia still doesn’t ‘get’ domestic violence

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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced a series of measures to help end domestic violence. He says it will aim to:

… improve frontline support and services, leverage innovative technologies to keep women safe, and provide education resources to help change community attitudes to violence and abuse.

But has the discussion been framed correctly? Is it excluding other victims of domestic violence? Will the package make a difference, and why are we seemingly so reluctant to recognise family violence for the serious issue it is?
Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 25 Sept 2015


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