Tag: <span>domestic</span>

Domestic violence orders against Queensland police officers double in 2015

Updated December 14, 2015 20:02:34 Associated Story: Domestic violence funding in focus as national summit announced Related Story: Calls for support a lot more than double to Queensland domestic violence line The quantity of Queensland police officers subject to domestic violence orders (DVOs) has far more than doubled in a year, outstripping the improve in…


Christmas cards hung outdoors Parliament to mark 78 domestic violence deaths

Updated December 11, 2015 19:34:17 A string of 78 Christmas cards was hung on the lawns of Parliament Property today — a single card for every Australian woman who will not commit this Christmas with loved ones as the outcome of domestic violence. The symbolic gesture was element of a rally calling for greater Government…


‘I feel like a monster’: Inside a NT domestic violence workshop

Posted November 27, 2015 12:37:21 Photo: Participants draw throughout an exercising about identifying the source of their anger. (105.7 ABC Darwin: Emilia Terzon) Holding brightly coloured textas, males of all ages approached the echoing boardroom’s whiteboard and were asked to boost a cartoon figurine of an angry man. For a single participant the addition was…


NSW to rewrite domestic violence orders in ‘plain English’

Posted November 27, 2015 07:48:52 New “plain English” Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders will be introduced in New South Wales to make the orders much less confusing. The NSW Government said the redesigned orders would eradicate excuses for violating the orders, which safeguard victims of domestic violence by imposing restrictions on the behaviour of perpetrators. Lawyer-Basic…


South African judge lifts domestic ban on rhino horn trade

Posted November 26, 2015 22:03:09 A South African judge has lifted a domestic ban on trade in rhino horns, in a direct challenge to government policy put in spot in 2009 to attempt to stem rocketing poaching numbers. The judge’s ruling, which was delivered in the Pretoria High Court after two South African game breeders…