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.
Tag Archives: domestic violence
Domestic terrorism action
Domestic terrorism is a concept used by Rosie Batty, Australian of the Year 2015. Its effects on victims are similar to those of political terrorism.
Journalism and domestic violence
Journalism in Australia is about to take a giant step forward. The Walkley Foundation for Excellence in Journalism will administer new awards for superlative media coverage of domestic violence. .
Our Watch Awards Launched
Our Watch Awards for excellence in media coverage of domestic violence were inaugurated last week. These awards are a major step towards preventing family violence in Australia.
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 …