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Alcohol reforms: Confusion still over which city venues forced to close earlier

Alcohol reforms: Confusion still over which city venues forced to close earlier | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
Liquor authorities have refused to reveal how many licensed venues will be affected by the government's new alcohol reforms three days after they were announced, triggering criticism the laws are "ill-conceived" and "knee jerk".

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Fears over new late-night alcohol laws in Sydney CBD

Fears over new late-night alcohol laws in Sydney CBD | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
THE Australian Hotels Association is sceptical about lockouts in the Sydney city centre and mandated "last drinks" at 3am, announced by NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell yesterday.

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House of horror: Why domestic violence against spouse happen time and again in exalted circles | Deccan Chronicle

House of horror: Why domestic violence against spouse happen time and again in exalted circles | Deccan Chronicle | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
Why domestic violence against spouse happen time and again in exalted circles.
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Domestic Violence is becoming highly prevelent,in exaulted circles

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Domestic violence charges dropped against former DOCS boss Jim Moore - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Domestic violence charges dropped against former DOCS boss Jim Moore - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
Domestic violence charges against the former head of the New South Wales Department of Family and Community Services have been withdrawn.
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HIghlights the prevelence of womens withdrawals of domestic violence charges against partners

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Domestic violence drive up Victorian crime rate

Domestic violence drive up Victorian crime rate | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
VICTORIA's crime rate has continued to rise over the past year, spurred on by a significant increase in domestic violence, police statistics released today show.
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Domestic VIolence accounts for 1/3 of crimes committed in Victoria alone

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Sending young men to prison won't make you safer

Sending young men to prison won't make you safer | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
Alcohol-fuelled violence in New South Wales is at a decade low, but that may not remain the case under the new one punch laws announced by Premier Barry O'Farrell.

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Violence in Sydney: Young men, alcohol and hot summer nights

Violence in Sydney: Young men, alcohol and hot summer nights | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
Another teenager is fighting for his life in an intensive care unit after being assaulted in Kings Cross. If news broadcasts are anything to go by, it seems hardly a day goes by without someone being seriously assaulted in Sydney's CBD.

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Three days, three AVOs, but courts let Codie Alexanda go

Three days, three AVOs, but courts let Codie Alexanda go | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
HER family never thought it would come to this.

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HIghlights the ineffectiveness of ADVO'S in this case

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Saudi Arabia outlaws domestic violence

Saudi Arabia outlaws domestic violence | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
SAUDI Arabia has adopted a law criminalising domestic violence, usually targeting women and children, in a move hailed by activists.
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The prevelence of Domestic Violence in Saudia Arabia, particularly against women and children, has lead to the establishment of laws which criminalise the act. This sees a turning point in the field of human rights in the nation.

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Domestic violence becoming 'greatest social epidemic of our time'

Domestic violence becoming 'greatest social epidemic of our time' | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
A global report showing that Australia has one of the lowest rates of violence against women is hardly a cause for celebration, according to social welfare groups.
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The grave reality of Domestic Violence rates

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