Tag: <span>violence</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…


‘Patient poured urine down my back’: Employees at Qld hospitals endure soaring violence

Exclusive by Leonie Mellor Updated December 10, 2015 01:08:40 Employees at numerous of Queensland’s important public hospitals are frequently being kicked, hit, spat on and even seriously injured for doing their job. A specific ABC investigation has shown the incidence of assaults has skyrocketed in the previous year, with employees suffering fractures, trauma and anxiety….


Sewing army creates teddy bears for household violence survivors

Posted November 30, 2015 13:30:57 Photo: This year the group has decided to donate the handmade teddies to the ABC Christmas Care Appeal. (612 ABC Brisbane: Terri Begley) An army of Brisbane sewers have come with each other to produce dozens of handmade teddy bears to help kids affected by household violence. The Samford Charity…


‘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…