In Depth

Support dries up: escaping family violence in Tasmania during COVID

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated July 1 2021 - 3:26pm, first published November 30 2020 - 5:30pm
Angela was able to obtain an interim family violence order, but her ordeal after fleeing demonstrated the financial difficulties that are encountered in Tasmania.

When fleeing family violence, seven days can pass in a flash - speaking with police, searching for accommodation, keeping children in school and more, all the while fearing what could happen with an alleged violent abuser.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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