Men have murdered 28 women to date in Australia in 2019.
The LNP smashed the network of specialist, feminist domestic violence refuges in 2014.
They replaced them mostly by homeless hostels run by large faith based organisations, many of which still adhere to the view of wifely obedience and male headship in the family.
It is difficult for frightened women to gain access to the Taree refuge. Access is by appointment and the service in Taree is open business hours only.
Women have told me that being asked to share a room with women and children who are strangers to them actually happens.
Considerable academic research has been undertaken since 2014 on the failed reforms.
No one has called the LNP to account for their apparent indifference to the suffering and fear of women and children now unable to find safe haven from the violence of another in their home.
Mr Bromhead, what will you, as local Member, do to restore a quality, specialist, feminist, domestic violence refuge to Taree?