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How domestic violence affects women's mental health

How domestic violence affects women's mental health

Physical and emotional abuse is not only distressing, it’s psychologically damaging and increases women’s risk of developing a mental illness.

  • by Rhian Parker

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Tinder stalker left a bathroom mirror message before he stabbed woman
Domestic violence

Tinder stalker left a bathroom mirror message before he stabbed woman

Minutes before Paul Lambert plunged a knife 11 times into the woman he met on Tinder, he scrawled a message in condensation on her bathroom mirror.

  • by Megan Gorrey
Man charged with torturing and beating stepson in Brisbane's north
Domestic violence

Man charged with torturing and beating stepson in Brisbane's north

The 36-year-old father was charged on Wednesday after the four-year-old boy was found to have marks on his body.

  • by Toby Crockford
Terrorism is rare, but intimate partner violence is an everyday event
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Domestic violence

Terrorism is rare, but intimate partner violence is an everyday event

'Public violence is taken far more seriously than private violence.'

  • by Jane Gilmore
Man allegedly chokes woman, kidnaps children south of Brisbane
Domestic violence

Man allegedly chokes woman, kidnaps children south of Brisbane

A man has allegedly choked a woman and kidnapped four children in a horrific domestic violence incident in the Logan area, south of Brisbane, on Saturday.

  • by Alex Condon
Delays in victim support payments leave vulnerable women at risk
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Delays in victim support payments leave vulnerable women at risk

Women fleeing violent ex-partners are being forced to wait six months for "immediate needs" payments under a troubled NSW support scheme for victims of violence.

  • by Michaela Whitbourn
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She is a federal senator. But her new books says she remains a 'voiceless wife'
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She is a federal senator. But her new books says she remains a 'voiceless wife'

In her new book, Lucy Gichuhi says she is a victim of ongoing domestic violence - a trauma that has her calling for change, both inside and outside Parliament.

  • by Max Koslowski
My question for the NRL: what is your plan for Ben Barba's family?
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My question for the NRL: what is your plan for Ben Barba's family?

When you take back a genius player with a history of violence and drugs, and it all goes horribly wrong, what do you have in place?

  • by Jenna Price
Husband charged after wife stabbed to death in Merrylands: police
Domestic violence

Husband charged after wife stabbed to death in Merrylands: police

The man walked into Merrylands police station and spoke to officers, before police found a woman with a stab wound to her chest.

  • by Rachel Clun
Prison guard convicted of choking, threatening ex-girlfriends
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Prison guard convicted of choking, threatening ex-girlfriends

Samuel Leigh Berry threatened to slit his girlfriend's throat and choked her until she could not breathe, and threatened to break another's fingers.

  • by Sally Rawsthorne
'The Crown has no concerns?' Magistrate challenges prosecutor over pub baron's freedom
Domestic violence

'The Crown has no concerns?' Magistrate challenges prosecutor over pub baron's freedom

Bondi millionaire Phillip De Angelis has been convicted of repeatedly attacking his former socialite girlfriend, Janelle "Nellie" Tilley.

  • by Angus Thompson