Violence in sports: assualt spikes around Melbourne Cup, AFL grand final, State of Origin

Emma Horn
Updated November 6 2023 - 7:14am, first published 7:00am

In the shadow of the track on which is held the infamous 'race that stops the nation', sits a sombre reality. Domestic violence spikes around the Melbourne Cup, and other major sporting events.

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Emma Horn

Emma Horn

Supervising producer

Supervising producer of the national video team. Former features and weekender writer for The Daily Advertiser. Now based in the NSW Hunter region. Small, quiet, and a student of the Julie Bishop School Of Staring. Usually dressed in something colourful, always snacking on something homemade. Friend to most mothers and all dogs. Got stories? Get in touch.

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