DVAC in the media

DVAC in the media

An offensive joke about domestic violence has been pulled from a regional Queensland news website and the publisher has issued an unreserved apology.

Setting what’s normal

Ms Carrington said the incident was an important reminder that domestic violence was a serious issue.

“It’s really important that our media understand that what they’re publishing is setting what’s normal in our society and what’s acceptable,” she said.

“If we want to change the landscape to end gender-based violence in one generation, then media is essential to being a part of changing that story.”

Read the full article in ABC News: Link to ABC News

Read the full article in the Daily Mail: Link to Daily Mail

Amie Carrington CEO and Laura Marashke Treasurer doing media training - improving how we get our message across.

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