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October 22, 2019

I fled my abusive husband in my pyjamas – but dealing with the courts was almost worse than staying

I put one foot in front of the other, feel the fear for myself and my children, and comply no matter what As I was running […]
October 16, 2019

Politicians too poor at their jobs to fix poverty

You could be forgiven for not knowing this is anti-poverty week. The poor, as we know, are always with us – which is great because it […]
September 18, 2019

Disability royal commission begins today, a long overdue reckoning into the violence against us

Today is the first public sitting of the disability royal commission, or to give it its full name, the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and […]
August 7, 2019

How I went from corporate lawyer to sleeping rough

I was 66 years old when I was sleeping on the streets of Sydney. I was homeless. All my life I had been oblivious to the plight […]
July 10, 2019

There are ways to reduce domestic violence that have nothing to do with the patriarchy

Jess Hill is a brave woman. Her book, See What You Made Me Do, gives us a chance – just a slim one – to shift […]
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