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Police blow the whistle on the weaponisation of domestic violence claims

8 August 2021

4:00 AM

8 August 2021

4:00 AM

Interesting skirmish a few weeks ago over a police union submission to the federal inquiry into family law. In their submission, the Queensland Police Union pointed out that false allegations of domestic violence are regularly used to gain advantage in family law disputes and that members of the police force are finding themselves on the receiving end.  

Well, that was enough to prompt The Guardian Australia to leap into the fray, quoting ‘experts’ from domestic violence organisations to dismiss the claims as ‘factually incorrect’. The

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