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Life

Life

Restaurant's 'Disgusting' Valentine's Day Sign Slammed

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A restaurant in New Zealand is being slammed for putting out a Valentine's Day sign that appears to promote domestic violence.

Sport

Sport

'We Must Protect The Game': NRL CEO Threatens Ben Barba With Lifetime Ban

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Ben Barba will be banned for life by the NRL if domestic violence allegations are proven.

Crime

Crime

Man Arrested After Allegedly 'Using Chainsaw After Domestic Assault'

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A man accused of choking a woman, before using a chainsaw to threaten a man she visited days later in a Sydney shopping centre, is behind bars.

National

National

Controversial 'Battered Wife' Fish And Chip Shop Closing Down After 'Witch Hunt'

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The controversially named Battered Wife Fish and Chips shop is closing down after a complaint was made to the Department of Fair Work.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Babysitter Beat Four Month Old Until He Went Blind

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Crime

Crime

Police Claim 'No Evidence' Of Misconduct In Domestic Violence Case, Despite Recording

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A domestic violence victim has endured further hurt, after a police probe claimed there was 'no evidence' officers had acted inappropriately -- despite a recording of an encounter being played on national TV.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

Ireland Just Criminalised Emotional Abuse. Here's Why Australia Should Too.

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This month, Ireland made history by making psychological abuse in intimate partner relationships a criminal act, putting it in the same class as physical and sexual abuse in domestic relationships.

News

News

Signing Off Messages With 'X' Isn't Flirting, According To Judge

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A woman who ended text conversations with her estranged husband with a kiss wasn't being "flirtatious", a family court judge has ruled.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Amber Heard Got Death Threats After Speaking About Abuse

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Amber Heard has described the backlash she received after speaking out against domestic abuse.

Crime

Crime

Man Charged With 54 Domestic Violence And Sexual Assault Offences

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A man has been charged over alleged historical sexual assault, kidnapping and domestic violence-related offences, totaling more than 50 charges.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Man Who 'Doused Wife In Boiling Liquid' Accidentally Released From Jail

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A Sydney man who allegedly stabbed his wife in the stomach and doused her in boiling liquid was accidentally released from jail for three days before authorities noticed.

Crime

Crime

NRL Player Dylan Walker Denies Domestic Violence Allegations

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The fiancée of Manly NRL star Dylan Walker intends to retract her statement to police over his alleged assault of her, at the couple’s Sydney home.

Updated

Updated

Gamer 'Assaulted Woman In Front Of Children During Livestream'

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WARNING: This story contains information that may be distressing for some readers.

World

World

Free Willy Child Star Sentenced To Jail

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The actor reached a plea deal following a domestic violence incident involving his girlfriend.

Crime

Crime

Woman Shot Dead By Boyfriend's Ex-Wife While Decorating

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Lisa Vilate Williams was putting up Christmas decorations with the kids when she was shot.

News

News

Home Is The Most Dangerous Place For Women

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More than half of female murder victims last year died at the hands of their partner or family member, according to a recent United Nations study.

Crime

Crime

Police Operation Underway: Man Dead From Self-Inflicted Gun Shot Wound

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A critical police investigation is underway after a man died from a self-inflicted gun wound in Sydney.

Crime

Crime

Shocking Video Of Police Officers Beating Handcuffed Suspect

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Two U.S. police officers were placed on administrative leave and will be charged with battery for repeatedly punching a handcuffed man in the face.

National

National

Psychologist Risked Own Life To Save Colleague From Attempted Murder

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If Martha Knox-Haly hadn't been running late to work on that fateful morning in August 2015, she might never have been stabbed twice in the head -- and her colleague might not be alive.

Updated

Updated

Deborah Hutton's Ex Partner Pleads Guilty To Stalking Charges, Mental Health Bid Rejected

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The former partner of media personality Deborah Hutton is pleading guilty to stalking charges, after his bid to have them dealt with under the Mental Health Act was rejected

Crime

Crime

Tinder Date Horror, Stalker Shown Buying Murder Kit Before Brutal Attack

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Angela Jay breaks down as she tells court “I didn’t die, I felt like I was supposed to”.

News

News

Judge Fights Back Tears While Sentencing A Man Who Killed His Wife

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A man has been sentenced to at least 27 years in jail for murdering his wife by setting her bedroom on fire in front of their children. 

Updated

Updated

'Battered Wife' Fish And Chip Shop Causes Controversy

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A fish and chip shop in Far North Queensland is causing a furore over its name, which some say makes light of domestic violence.

News

News

'Reclaim The Night' Protests Attract Huge Crowd, Days After Suspected Murder

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Thousands of people marched to raise awareness of violence and sexual misconduct against women and children.

Natasha Stott Despoja

Natasha Stott Despoja

It's Time To Stop The Slaughter Of Women In Our Neighbourhoods

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Why isn't violence against women treated like the national emergency it is?

Crime

Crime

Seven Women Dead Across The Country In Seven Days

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The alleged murder of 43-year-old Sydney woman is the seventh female killed in just one week.

Crime

Crime

Three Charged Over Alleged Kidnapping Of Two Women And Children

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Three men have been charged over the alleged domestic-related arson and kidnapping that occurred in central western NSW on Tuesday. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Opera House Protest And Labor To Increase Public School Funding

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Features

Features

Just 11 Years Old, But Already A Very Polished Man

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Jackson raised over 40 grand to help fight violence against children

Crime

Crime

Father Of Murdered Pregnant Mum Breaks Down In Court

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He claims his pregnant wife killed their children and he strangled her in a rage.

Movies

Movies

Matthew Newton Quits Jessica Chastain Film After Domestic Violence Backlash

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Matthew Newton said the "powerful and important" responses to his film have "not fallen on deaf ears".

News

News

Former AFL Star Might Escape Jail Time Over Repeated Attacks On Woman

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Shannon Grant admitted he did it, but wants community service instead.

Politics

Politics

Why Doesn't Australia Have Paid Domestic Violence Leave Yet?

6 min read

"In 2018 women shouldn't be forced to choose between income and safety."

Entertainment

Entertainment

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Both Appear At Comic-Con

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The former flames narrowly missed each other as they appeared on the Warner Bros. panel at San Diego Comic-Con.

Updated

Updated

Sydney Father Spent Year Planning Murder Of Son And Daughter

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John Edwards' brutal attack on his kids was meticulously planned.

News

News

The Silent Epidemic Plaguing Australia's Most Vulnerable

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'It's easy to gloss over the signs, they can be so subtle when they start.'

Updated

Updated

Father Identified In Planned Murder Suicide Of Two Teenagers

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'Nothing can prepare you to walk into a home and see two children in that state.'

Crime

Crime

Suspect In Shooting Of Two Teenagers Confirmed Dead

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Police believe the incident is domestic violence related.

Crime

Crime

Husband Jailed For 'Chilling Execution' Of Wife In Front Of Daughter

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A Judge said Keith Goodbun had resolved to kill his wife Molly and burn her house down in a 'chilling and deeply shocking crime.'

The Project

The Project

Brave Teenager Set Alight By Boyfriend Shocks Lisa Wilkinson

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"The only way you’re gonna get out of it is if you do speak up and you talk to someone."

Entertainment

Entertainment

Chris Brown Accused Of 'Hitting' Woman At A Party

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The woman alleges the singer 'hit' and 'stalked' her.

Crime

Crime

Men Kill Women In 80 Percent Of Domestic Violence Deaths

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152 domestic violence deaths around Australia between 2010 and 2014

News

News

Salim Mehajer Convicted Over Domestic Violence Offence

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The controversial developer received an 18-month good behaviour bond for intimidating his ex-wife via email.

Views

Views

Domestic Violence Is a National Crisis Leaving Children Without a Voice

5 min read

Not every act of domestic violence will end in injury or death, but every act of domestic violence will have a traumatic impact on the children who bear witness to it.

National

National

Allison Baden-Clay's Family Urge Action On Abusive Relationships

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Baden-Clay's parents say they regret not doing more to help their daughter.