Review highlights coercive control risk in ACT family violence deaths

Lucy Bladen
Updated February 7 2024 - 5:14pm, first published 12:00pm

The ACT government is being urged to revise its definition of domestic and family violence to include coercive control after a review of 12 deaths showed it was present in almost every case.

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Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email:

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