Funding needed for Indigenous victims

By Mark Woods
October 11 2015 - 7:00am
HORRIFYING: Indigenous women are 34 times more likely to be admitted to hospital as a result of family violence and almost 11 times more likely to be killed as a result of violent assault.
HORRIFYING: Indigenous women are 34 times more likely to be admitted to hospital as a result of family violence and almost 11 times more likely to be killed as a result of violent assault.

With the prime minister's recent declaration that violence against women is a national disgrace, we hope that we witnessed the shifting of the nation's cultural tectonic plates. In particular, we hope the systemic obstacles that silence Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander victim/survivors are finally overcome.

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