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Domestic violence wins don’t come easy, and finally there’s something to celebrate

Mere weeks after a report revealed the heartbreaking choices women face when feeling domestic violence, some welcome news. From February next year, Australians will be entitled to ten days' paid domestic violence leave.

By Sally Spicer

Culture

Mere weeks after a report revealed the heartbreaking choices women face when feeling domestic violence, some welcome news. From February next year, Australians will be entitled to ten days' paid domestic violence leave.

By Sally Spicer

When it comes to tackling the scourge of domestic violence in Australia, progress can be hard to come by. It’s easy to focus on the bad news, because let’s face it – there’s a lot of it.

But last Thursday – finally, a development worth celebrating. From early next year, 11 million Australian workers will be entitled to 10 days’ paid domestic violence leave.

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