The Stream - Australia's domestic violence problem

Every two minutes. That’s how often Australian police deal with domestic violence. Incidents can easily become fatal, killing children, parents and siblings. Already this year, a reported 66 women have been murdered, many at the hands of their partners. As the government pushes a US $70 million plan to tackle the issue, we look at what’s behind family violence in Australia, and how it can be most effectively addressed.

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On today's episode, we speak to:

Ann O’Neill @angelhandsInc
Founder, angelhands

Amy Compton-Keen
Director, Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast

Danny Blay @DannyRBlay
Men’s Behaviour Change counsellor

Antoinette Braybrook @BraybrookA
Convenor, National Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention Legal Service Forum