Spike in Domestic Violence during Footy Finals

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What’s supposed to be a time to celebrate the achievements of our talented sporting teams can also be some of the darkest days for victims of domestic violence and abuse.

For years statistics have shown a significant spike in domestic violence during Grand Final Week, and it’s expected that this week will be no different.

Experts say that while sporting events are a trigger for violent behavior, there are no excuses.

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Monday, September 30 2019
Produced By Micaela Savage
Featured in storySam Wainwright, Ambassador and Advocates Program Manager at White RibbonProfessor Patricia Easteal, Emeritus Professor at the University of Canberra and Primary Consultant at Legal LightbulbsJess Hill, Journalist and Author of See What You Made Me Do
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