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Tag: Domestic violence

Domestic violence high-risk offender found hiding in a cupboard at Cessnock

Police have arrested and charged a man, wanted for several domestic violence offences, after he was located in the Hunter region yesterday.

Newcastle domestic violence refuge forced to cut back services

A Newcastle domestic violence (DV) refuge will cut back its crucial services, due to lack of government help, leaving hundreds of locals in limbo.

Donations needed to bring DV survivors some Christmas spirit

The Hunter community is being urged to help make Christmas brighter for men, women and children, who’ll spend the festive season in a local refuge fleeing domestic violence (DV).

Zonta Club of Hunter Newcastle says ‘no’ to violence against women

The Zonta Club of Hunter Newcastle recently joined many other local organisations in making an important stand.

Hunter Workers call for 10 days paid domestic violence leave

Hunter Workers is calling on the Federal Government to introduce 10 days paid domestic violence leave for all employees.

Hunter policewoman fined over failures before two deaths

A NSW policewoman has been convicted and fined for not properly investigating a domestic violence complaint before a gunman killed another man and himself.

Community’s support is In The Bag, says Sonia

Not-for-profit registered charity Share The Dignity believes access to sanitary items is a right, not a privilege.

Time to Reclaim the Night say organisers

Twenty sexual offences against women are being reported every week to police in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie. #reclaimthenighthunter