In Depth

Jane Caro calls out law's failure to protect victims of domestic violence

Simon McCarthy
By Simon McCarthy
Updated May 21 2022 - 4:18pm, first published April 13 2022 - 4:30am
DEMANDING CHANGE: Senate candidate Jane Caro believes more must be done to protect victims of domestic violence.

Jane Caro, the Walkley Award-winning writer, feminist and media personality, believes the Australian justice system as it deals with cases of domestic violence is failing victims and children, and needs an overhaul.

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Simon McCarthy

Simon McCarthy

Digital Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Simon McCarthy is a digital journalist working at the Newcastle Herald in NSW. He writes and produces video and multimedia for the Herald and Herald Weekender magazine, and co-produces the Toohey's News podcast. McCarthy has worked as a journalist in regional NSW since 2013. He joined the newsroom of the Newcastle Herald in 2017 from the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he worked from 2015 to 2016.

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