Using technology to empower domestic violence victims


Those living in regional centres can often face real challenges in seeking legal assistance to escape abusive marriages or to simply take out apprehended violence orders against dangerous partners. Now a pilot scheme is using internet-based video technology to provide much needed legal services for those in abusive relationships.

Guests: Ayfer (Family violence worker based in regional Victoria), Bonnie Renou (Lawyer with the Lodden Campaspe Community Legal Centre in Bendigo) and Elisa Whittaker (Lawyer with the Victorian Women's Legal Service).

Presenter: Damien Carric.

Producer: Erica Vowles.

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