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Australia’s violence against women isn’t just about gender inequality

Australia’s violence against women isn’t just about gender inequality

A new survey has found compelling evidence of how racism, homophobia and classism feed broader views of violence against women.

Morrison announces plan to cut migrant intake

Morrison announces plan to cut migrant intake

Good morning, early birds. PM Scott Morrison has announced a plan to reduce Australia’s migration cap, China has been revealed as the perpetrator of a number of cyber thefts in Australia, and a new scheme will give domestic violence victims early access to their super. It’s the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Energy companies challenge ‘unconstitutional’ power plan

Energy companies challenge ‘unconstitutional’ power plan

Good morning, early birds. Energy companies are coming out in force to challenge the government's power divestment plan as potentially unconstitutional, domestic violence workers warn of the end the National Rental Affordability Scheme, and preference deals mean micro-parties are expected to swarm the Victorian state election. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Rundle: the left will never win a ‘zero tolerance’ competition against the right

Rundle: the left will never win a ‘zero tolerance’ competition against the right

The Australian right's "law and order" rhetoric combined with the left's oversimplification and focus on state power are combining to bear down on black and Indigenous communities.

Crikey Worm: Family violence spike with cashless welfare rollout

Crikey Worm: Family violence spike with cashless welfare rollout

Good morning, early birds. Communities in Western Australia have witnessed an increase in domestic violence incidents since the introduction of a controversial new welfare-management scheme. Plus, the Prime Minister responds to the suicide death of a cyberbullied teen from the Northern Territory. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

How domestic violence leave became Labor party policy

How domestic violence leave became Labor party policy

Bill Shorten has pledged to introduce ten days of domestic violence leave available to workers should Labor come into power, doubling the party's previous offer.

The compelling link between domestic violence and mass murder

The compelling link between domestic violence and mass murder

There's a well-demonstrated connection between domestic violence, terrorism and mass shootings -- one the government refuses to accept.

Why are we not talking about domestic violence when we talk about Tanja Ebert’s disappearance?

Why are we not talking about domestic violence when we talk about Tanja Ebert’s disappearance?

It seems increasingly likely that Tanja Ebert was murdered by her husband Michael Burdon, who then took his own life. However, instead of framing this as a most extreme act of domestic violence it has been portrayed more like a preordained romantic tragedy, writes Elke Wakefield.

The war on the war on the war on Christianity … Snopes on the ropes … royal pun …

The war on the war on the war on Christianity … Snopes on the ropes … royal pun …

News Corp has accused the ABC of waging a war on Christians. Media Watch, as ever, has entered the fray.

The Rosie Batty effect: a recent timeline of Australia’s response to domestic violence

The Rosie Batty effect: a recent timeline of Australia’s response to domestic violence

Crikey intern Sophie Wenderoth compiles a list of some of the major initiatives taken by state and territory governments since February 2014 in the family and domestic violence area.