Ann O’Neill – researcher, educator

Ann O’Neill, like Rosie Batty, is an amazing woman. Both have survived horrendous domestic violence. They have been traumatised. Their children have been killed.

I had the privilege of hearing Ann speak to a small group this morning. Hence another blog about domestic terrorism.

Dr Ann O'Neil

Dr Ann O’Neil

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Domestic violence finally on agenda

Domestic violence has finally become a matter of national importance.

Earlier this year I was jubilant when Rosie Batty was named Australian of the Year, 2015. Rosie Batty was a victim of domestic violence. Her son, Luke, was battered to death by his father during an access visit on a cricket oval. She campaigns against domestic violence.

Rosie Batty, Australian of the Year 2015, victim of domestic violence

Rosie Batty, Australian of the Year 2015, victim of domestic violence

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