Australia’s Domestic Violence Epidemic

Already in 2019 there have been 12 known deaths as a result of violence against women. And that’s only the deaths that are reported. 

This morning on Breakfast Tess was joined by Nicole McMahon, General Manager of 1800 Respect, to discuss how we can best tackle Australia’s domestic violence epidemic and our hopes for a better future. 

What is the link between disrespect and violence? How important is prevention? 

If you or someone you know is impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence, call 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732 or visit In an emergency, call 000. 

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