Archive for posts tagged with 'domestic violence'

Katie Noonan

Brisbane Extra

Katie Noonan urges Queenslanders to make a noise and make it clear

Queensland Music Festival (QMF) artistic director Katie Noonan has put out a rallying cry for Australians to unite and…

CEOs dance against domestic violence

Brisbane Extra

CEOs dance against domestic violence

Due to the popularity of the Dancing CEOs fundraiser event, organisers have decided to release 180 extra balcony tickets…

Rosie Batty

Parenting

Rosie Batty makes her last speech as Australian of the Year

Tonight, a new Australian of the Year will be announced. We’re excited, but also a little sad, because Rosie…

Domestic violence

Health & Fitness

Domestic violence hotlines overwhelmed since New Year’s Day

Domestic violence hotlines have already seen a significant increase in the number of women putting calls in this year…

Domestic violence

Parenting

Aussie kids have dangerous attitudes about domestic violence

Shocking new research released by the Federal Government has revealed young Australian boys and girls are absorbing…

Domestic violence

Brisbane Extra

The true cost of domestic violence

A new report has shown that violence against women is costing the Australian economy a staggering $21.7 billion a…

Domestic violence

Parenting

Federal Government urged to include children in new domestic violence policy

Child protection activists are urging the Federal Government to include children in its new domestic violence policy. Th…

Chris Brown denied Australian visa

Brisbane Extra

Chris Brown denied Australian visa

Tickets for rapper, Chris Brown’s Australian tour went on sale today, despite him not yet being approved for a…

Annastacia Palaszczuk to adopt all of Dame Quentin Bryce’s domestic violence recommendations

Brisbane Extra

Annastacia Palaszczuk to adopt all of Dame Quentin Bryce’s domestic violence recommendations

The Queensland government has confirmed that it will adopt all 140 of the domestic violence recommendations made in…

The thing Australians fear most

Brisbane Extra

The thing Australians fear most

A new poll has shown that three-quarters of Australians fear this more than the threat of terrorism. It's a fear very…

Domestic violence

Brisbane Extra

Australian police deal with domestic violence every two minutes

Stunning new statistics reveal that Australian police deal with an average of 657 domestic violence matters on every…

Minister for Women Shannon Fentiman, Speaker of the Queensland Parliament Peter Wellington, Domestic Violence Taskforce Head Dame Quentin Bryce, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Minister for Housing and Public Works Leanne Enoch at the Domestic Violence month breakfast at Parliament House.

Brisbane Extra

Domestic violence is everyone’s business

Domestic violence is no longer just a problem that happens behind closed doors, writes Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk.…

Shop to stop domestic abuse

Fashion & Beauty

Shop to stop domestic abuse

Come along to the beautiful Hanworth House on May 22 and shop for a good cause at the Corporate Clothing Pop-up. The…

Be a Better Man

Parenting

Be a Better Man

With the admirable Rosie Batty winning Australian of the Year, the focus on domestic violence within family structures i…

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How you can take a stand against domestic violence

The statistics for women in Australia affected by domestic violence are of huge concern. Deborah Wilson and the team…

Domestic violence

Brisbane Extra

Lifting the lid on domestic violence

Domestic violence needs to be everybody’s business and needs to be made a public issue, writes Premier Campbell…

Art auction fighting for world without domestic violence

Things to do

Art auction fighting for world without domestic violence

The third Art from Your Heart art auction is calling on Brisbane residents to help raise vital funds for world without…

Domestic violence

Brisbane Extra

Brisbane takes a stand against Australia’s silent killer

We hear a lot about shark culls and one-punch-can-kill campaigns – but there’s another, silent killer…