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    Cyber Abuse

    By Ben Woodward on 21/07/21 10:06 AM

    Technology facilitated abuse, or ‘cyber-abuse’, has become a serious issue in the computer age. The stress of separation can sometimes cause a spouse to express their frustration over social media. But where is the line between venting and cyber-abuse? How do you go about protecting yourself from a cyber abuser?

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    Domestic Violence: what an employer needs to know

    By Andrea Harrold on 29/04/20 4:18 PM

    May is Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month in Australia, and as we consider the positions of corporations in light of domestic and family violence prevention we find ourselves considering the impact of the restrictions imposed due to COVID-19.

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    White Ribbon Day: a look into domestic violence

    By Andrea Harrold on 29/10/19 2:18 PM

    The 22nd of November 2019 is Australia’s White Ribbon Day. A day where Australia acknowledges the domestic violence and abuse that is perpetrated throughout our community and commits to change our community’s domestic violence prevalence.

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    Signs of Domestic Violence

    By Katherine McCarthy on 6/05/19 11:22 AM

    It can be difficult to spot when a friend is in a relationship involving domestic violence. Especially when domestic violence often slowly escalates over a long period of time. However, there are some things to look out for if you are concerned for a friend. If you have a friend or family member who you believe may be a victim of a domestic violence relationship, they may show signs of the following:

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    The Impact of Domestic Violence on Your Mental Health

    By Andrea Harrold on 31/10/18 5:30 PM

    Domestic violence is a form of violence that occurs within a relationship. There are a wide range of activities that fall within domestic violence and the effects are far reaching. As lawyers we see the real and deep impact that domestic violence has, especially on the mental health of our clients and their children. We encourage anyone who has gone through any type of violence to reach out to professional help and speak to a counsellor.

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