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Paid domestic violence leave overdue

Larissa Waters 25 Nov 2013

The Australian Greens congratulate the ACTU for calling for paid domestic violence leave on White Ribbon Day today.

"It's a national tragedy that one women is killed every week in Australia by a current or former partner and that one in three Australian women over the age of 15 reports having experienced physical or sexual violence at some time in their lives," Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens spokesperson for Women, said.

"These are appalling statistics and must be addressed urgently.

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