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Period24 Feb 2021

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitleSocial Issues Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault & Law of Coercive Control
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletABC
    Media typeTelevision
    Duration/Length/Size60 minutes
    CountryAustralia
    Date24/02/21
    DescriptionHIGGINS:
    Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins will make a formal complaint today, allowing police to pursue an active investigation into her alleged rape inside a ministerial office at Parliament House.
    http://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-02-24/brittany-higgins-expected-police-formal-complaint-alleged-rape/13185066
    Minister changes story on police meetings over alleged rape https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/minister-changes-story-on-police-meeting-over-alleged-rape-20210223-p574zc.html?btis

    The home affairs minister, Peter Dutton, has refused to say whether federal police followed “standard practice” for politically sensitive matters and notified his office of the Brittany Higgins rape allegation “at the earliest opportunity”.

    https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/feb/24/peter-dutton-refuses-to-say-if-he-was-notified-of-brittany-higgins-allegation

    JOBSEEKER HOTLINE:

    Business and welfare groups denounce hotline to dob in unemployed Australians who reject job offers

    https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/feb/23/hotline-to-dob-in-unemployed-australians-who-reject-job-offers-blasted-by-business-welfare-groups



    COERCIVE:
    Coercive control: inquiry hears pros and cons and why UK model may not work in NSW
    https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/coercive-control-inquiry-hears-pros-and-cons-and-why-uk-model-may-not-work-in-nsw-20210222-p574lh.html

    Coercive control inquiry hears harrowing accounts of shame, humiliation and abuse

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-02-22/nsw-coercive-control-inquiry-hears-harrowing-tales/13172686

    https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/feb/20/fka-twigs-abuse-victims-reframing-conversation

    RELIGIOUS FREEDOM:
    https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/feb/24/john-howard-calls-for-religious-schools-to-have-anti-discrimination-exemption

    Producer/AuthorGhada Ali Producer, ABC The Drum
    URLhttps://iview.abc.net.au/video/NC2107H018S00
    PersonsVincent Hurley