Ep. 58: Where justice ends

Annabel Hennessy was reporting on another case when she heard a name that would change everything. A lawyer, expert in First Nations’ rights, told her about Jody Gore - a woman convicted of murder with little weight given to the years of domestic abuse she suffered.

This story unravels how Annabel’s groundbreaking series of articles led to real change in Western Australia.

WARNING: This episode contains descriptions of domestic abuse and may not be suitable for all. ​​If you or a loved one is experiencing domestic violence, support is available globally through a number of hotlines and organisations, some are listed below.

Note - a previous version of this episode wrongly called Annabel's paper the Western Australian, it is, of course: the West Australian. Apologies.

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Interview with Dr Hannah McGlade, from Noongar Dandjoo TV https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5o91-fvYiE

This show is a co-production of Studio to be. 

Hosted and produced: Maeve McClenaghan 

Co-Executive Producers: Joaquin Alvarado and Ken Ikeda

Producer: Olivia Aylmer

Audio Editor: Chloe Behrens

Sound design, audio mixing and original music: Claudia Meza

Transcription support: Rushana Miller

Theme music: Dice muse

​​If you or a loved one is experiencing domestic violence, support is available globally through a number of hotlines and organisations. Here are just a few:

22 Standout Groups Stopping Domestic Violence: https://greatist.com/happiness/stop-domestic-violence-organizations#get-help-now


Djirra, an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation which provides holistic, culturally safe and specialist legal and non-legal support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who experience family violence – predominantly women: https://djirra.org.au/who-we-are/

1800RESPECT: https://www.1800respect.org.au/help-and-support/services-overview


Refuge’s National Domestic Abuse Helpline: https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/


National Domestic Violence Hotline: https://www.thehotline.org/


Shelter Safe: https://sheltersafe.ca/

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