As its dramatic debt is revealed, can White Ribbon survive?

Jenna Price, Canberra Times

The financial problems which now beset White Ribbon Australia were already in place well before the appointment of controversial CEO Tracy McLeod Howe, who lasted only three months in the job after a series of missteps. ‘If your reputation is under attack, it’s hard to get people to donate.’Credit:Alex Ellnghausen The charity, which aims to […]

Self-rep DV accused can no longer cross examine the alleged victim

Even more provisions to prevent the truth being told. Those accused of domestic violence will not have an opportunity to directly cross-examine the accuser. If the accused cannot afford a lawyer presumably it will mean Legal Aid will have to fund their defence. We will watch carefully to see if this happens as Legal Aid […]